BTS Manager R&D

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KPMG is currently seeking a Manager to join our Accounting Methods and Credit Services practice.

Responsibilities:

* Work with multi-disciplinary teams to conduct research and development (R&D) tax credit consulting services, including leading client interviews and discussions, performing tax technical research, and developing business and industry expertise

* Keep up-to-date on current R&D credit practices and tax law and perform tax technical research

* Communicate directly with client personnel, including operations, finance, accounting, and engineering

* Assist in managing and implementing multiple projects simultaneously, which include client interviews, computations, analysis, data gathering and coordination of KPMG and client resources

* Perform engagement management activities including budgeting, billing analysis, invoicing and engagement setup

* Assist with drafting opinion letters, responses to IRS inquiries, IRS ruling requests and writing other technical memoranda

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

* A minimum of two years of experience with Research tax credit studies in a public accounting or corporate tax environment

Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel applications. Microsoft access experience is a plus

* Experience performing tax technical research and writing

* Experience with day to day project and team management

* Excellent oral and written communication skills

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.