KPMG Senior Associate, R&D Tax Credits - Software Engineer in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Senior Associate, R&D Tax Credits - Software Engineer

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Requisition #: 37076

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate to join ourpractice.

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

  • Understand common software development methodologies, object orientated programming concepts and database management system design patterns

  • Conduct SME interviews including review of documentation to translate technical software development activities into tax definitions for qualified research and development

  • Analyze technical documents to ascertain and document tax treatment of items

  • Construct technical narratives to accurately and efficiently convey technical concepts using standard industry terminology

  • Work with cross functional team of KPMG engineers to facilitate sharing of best practices

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of Co-op, internship or full time industry experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science / Engineering, MIS, or equivalent degree from an accredited college or university

  • Proficiency in at least one programming language such as Java, C, C++, C#, Visual Basic, or similar, in addition to working knowledge of SQL, database concepts, common software design patterns, data structures and algorithms

  • Knowledge of common computer infrastructure concepts, web-based or n-tiered architectures, performance tuning of databases and middleware

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to travel and work at client locations

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. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits

Health

KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).

Financial

  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.