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Manager or Senior Manager, Research and Development Tax Credits (AMCS)

Company: KPMG
Location: Portland
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Business Title: Manager or Senior Manager, Research and Development Tax Credits (AMCS)Requisition Number: 84116 - 73Function: Tax ServicesArea of Interest:State: ORCity: PortlandDescription:At KPMG, you can become an integral part of a dynamic team at one of the worlds top tax firms. Enjoy a collaborative, future-forward culture that empowers your success. Work with KPMGs extensive network of specialists & enjoy access to our Ignition Centers, where deep industry knowledge merges with cutting-edge technologies to create innovative tax solutions. Join a diverse team helping high-profile clients understand, analyze, and respond to complex business opportunities and challenges. Develop your career through a range of multifaceted engagements, formal training, and informal mentoring.At KPMG, we believe nothing is more important than investing in our culture because its an investment in our people, our future, and what we stand for as a firm.KPMG is currently seeking a Tax Manager or Senior Manager to join our Accounting Methods and Credit Services (https://tax.kpmg.us/services/accounting-methods-credits.html) practice.Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research and development (R&D) tax credit consulting and project management
  • Manage R&D tax credit studies and related activities
  • Develop and sustain excellent client relationships during delivery of R&D tax credit services
  • Provide R&D tax credit quality assurance, engagement reviewer and exam support
  • Perform engagement management activities including billing analysis, invoicing and engagement setup
  • Draft opinion letters, responses to IRS inquiries, IRS ruling requests and writing other technical memoranda
  • Additional Responsibilities for Senior Manager: engage in an active role in new business development, including add-on business; assist other R&D Project Managers with the delivery of engagements as needed, including research and writing regarding technical issuesQualifications:
    • Minimum five years of recent experience conducting and managing R&D tax credit consulting projects in a large accounting firm, corporation or law firm
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
    • Licensed EA, CPA or J.D. /LL.M. (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn't currently possess one of these credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)
    • Solid verbal and written communications skills with the ability to evaluate and articulate complex information; proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Access and use of the internet
    • Experience managing multiple client engagements and client service teams
    • Technical skills and experience with research and development deduction and credit Internal Revenue Code sections (including, but not limited to, sections 174 & 41), corresponding regulations and relevant judicial and administrative authority
    • Additional Qualifications for Senior Manager: minimum of eight years of experience in federal income taxes within a public accounting firm or corporation; experience mentoring and counseling staff level team membersKPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).GL: 3GF: 15300

Keywords: KPMG, Portland , Manager or Senior Manager, Research and Development Tax Credits (AMCS), Accounting, Auditing , Portland, Oregon

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