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 issues
Minimum five years of recent experience conducting and managing R&D tax credit consulting projects in a large accounting firm, corporation or law firm
Bachelors degree from an accredited college/university
Licensed 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 members
Please note, there may be additional accepted credentials for this position on KPMG's approved credential listing. Any individual who does not possess at least one of the approved designations/credentials when their employment commences, has one year from their date of hire to obtain at least one of the approved designations/credentials. Should you like to see the complete list of currently approved designations/credentials for the hiring practice/service line, your recruiter can provide you with that list.
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