Manager Or Senior Manager, M&A Tax

Kpmg Los Angeles , CA 90009

Posted 1 week ago

At KPMG, we are reimagining tax with you in mind. Become an integral part of a dynamic team within a collaborative, future forward environment at one of the world's top tax firms. Be surrounded by deep tax knowledge and equipped with the latest in cutting-edge tax technologies. And join an extensive network of functional, industry, legislative and technical specialists with access to our Ignition Centers, where technology innovation accelerates. We welcome people with a passion for tax, a spirit for new thinking, and a commitment to providing outstanding client service today, and tomorrow.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager/Senior Manager to join our Mergers & Acquisitions practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead engagement teams in the planning, execution, and delivery of designated M&A tax consulting projects, specifically section 382 ownership change analyses (both qualitative and quantitative), tax basis in subsidiary stock studies, earnings & profits (E&P) studies, transaction cost analyses, legal entity rationalization projects and group restructurings, debt modifications and workouts, and cancellation of debt income and attribute reduction modeling analyses

  • Advise external and internal clients on the federal income tax consequences of the full spectrum of corporate and shareholder transactions including mergers, acquisitions, dispositions, formations, liquidations, distributions, redemptions, and reorganizations, with particular emphasis on consolidated return regulations

  • Research and analyze corporate and consolidated return tax issues in connection with the preparation, review, and delivery of written tax advice such as technical memoranda, tax opinion letters, and private letter ruling requests

  • Collaborate with leadership on the development and implementation of best practices and tools that provide for the continuous improvement of the National Projects Group's service offerings

  • Train, motivate, and develop staff, senior, and manager-level members on all facets of the practice including application of current and new/developing tax laws, engagement processes, risk management policies, engagement economics, and new business development

  • Team with M&A Tax leadership on effective execution of go-to-market' strategy to achieve quality growth goals

Additional Responsibilities for Senior Manager:

  • Team with other professionals to help identify new marketplace opportunities and grow the KPMG Tax practice

  • Manage a portfolio of clients of varying size and scope, and act as the first point of contact for internal and external clients

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of five years of experience in federal corporate tax and consolidated return group experience in a Big 4 accounting firm including extensive experience with section 382 ownership change quantitative analysis (and preferably, also computations of tax basis in consolidated subsidiary stock)

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • CPA or J.D./LL.M. (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn't currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)

  • Deep knowledge of subchapter C, bankruptcy and insolvency taxation, and consolidated return regulations

  • Demonstrated leadership ability and the ability to manage multiple engagements and client service teams

  • Excellent computational analysis and research and writing skills

Additional Qualifications for Senior Manager:

  • A minimum of eight years of experience in federal corporate tax and consolidated return group experience in a public accounting firm, corporate tax department, or law firm

  • Experience building and managing client relationships

KPMG 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, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.


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Manager Or Senior Manager, M&A Tax

Kpmg