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Manager or Senior Manager, Accounting Methods and Credits



Accounting & Finance
Atlanta, GA, USA · Tampa, FL, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

At KPMG, you can become an integral part of a dynamic team at one of the world's top tax firms. Enjoy a collaborative, future-forward culture that empowers your success. Work with KPMG's 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 it's 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 practice.


  • 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
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
  • Licensed CPA, JD/LLM or completion of an advanced degree or professional certification/designation including: MBA (Masters of Business Administration), MCM (Masters of Construction Management), PHDE (PhD of Economics), PHE (Doctor of Engineering), ME (Masters of Engineering), MSRE (Masters of Science-Real Estate), AIA (Member, Amer Inst of Architects), Enrolled Agent, LEED (Leadership, Energy & Environmental Design) Certification, PE (Professional Engineer), or SIX SGMA (Six Sigma) Certification, in addition to others 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
  • 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 eight years of experience in federal income taxes within a public accounting firm or corporation
  • Experience mentoring and counseling staff level team members

KPMG complies with all local/state regulations regarding displaying salary ranges. If required, the ranges displayed below or via the URL below are specifically for those potential hires who will work in the location(s) listed. Any offered salary is determined based on relevant factors such as applicant's skills, job responsibilities, prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications and market considerations. In addition, the firm is proud to offer a comprehensive, competitive benefits package, with options designed to help you make the best decisions for yourself, your family, and your lifestyle. Available benefits are based on eligibility. Our Total Rewards package includes a variety of medical and dental plans, vision coverage, disability and life insurance, 401(k) plans, and a robust suite of personal well-being benefits to support your mental health. Depending on job classification, standard work hours, and years of service, KPMG provides Personal Time Off per fiscal year. Additionally, each year the firm publishes a calendar of holidays to be observed during the year and provides two firmwide breaks each year where employees will not be required to use Personal Time Off; one is at year end and the other is around the July 4th holiday. Additional details about our benefits can be found towards the bottom of our KPMG US Careers site at “Benefits & How We Work”.

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KPMG recruits on a rolling basis. Candidates are considered as they apply, until the opportunity is filled. Candidates are encouraged to apply expeditiously to any role(s) for which they are qualified that is also of interest to them.

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