Message to Tax candidates
At KPMG, we offer a world of opportunities to grow both as a professional and as an individual. We invite you to join our dedicated and committed professionals in a high-performing culture.
Advantages of being a bilingual professional at KPMG:
As a bilingual professional, we deliver extra value to our client from our language and cultural perspective in addition to our technical expertise. Our clients appreciate us helping them through a rapidly changing tax environment while considering their specific tax position and business objectives both in English and in Japanese.
Duties/expectations of each level:
Additional Opportunities with KPMG's Japanese Practice:
- Tax Associate
Tax Associates work under the guidance of Sr. Associates and Managers. Primary responsibilities vary by practice and may include preparation of tax returns, extensions, and estimates, valuation analyses, analyses of financial and economic data, research of international and domestic tax matters, preparation of tax advice for clients, and correspondence with tax agencies. She/he delivers timely and quality services to clients that meet or exceed the expectations of the client and team manager.
- Tax Sr. Associate
This role is responsible for the execution and completion of one or more client engagements at the same time, while providing high quality work on every engagement. She/he may work on multiple engagements concurrently. Sr. Associates usually act as the liaison between the client and engagement manager. This role serves to leverage the engagement team appropriately and has responsibility to review the work product of associates and provide direction and training as necessary. She/he provides input into engagement decisions including work plan and timeline, budget management, resource allocation and career development of associates.
- Tax Manager/Sr. Manager/Director
She/he participates in office practice decisions including: resource allocation, career development of staff, risk and other people management decisions. This role manages one or more client engagements or projects, while providing high quality work on every engagement. This role is responsible for managing the relationship with clients and their expectations about engagement status and scope. This role also provides direction and training to employees, manages all individuals assigned to each engagement, and makes certain that resources are utilized appropriately while providing direction as necessary. In conjunction with managing the relationship, the Senior Manager/the Director will identify additional opportunities to introduce other Tax Service Lines to the Clients/Prospects. The Director participates in office practice decisions including: resource allocation, career development of employees, risk and other people management decisions, and often leads office practice leadership decisions including: resource allocation, career development of employees, risk and other people management decisions.
A partner's position is measured against certain established criteria. Reflecting the firm’s values and priorities, these criteria are aligned with three specific careers "tracks:" Technical Leadership, Client Service Leadership, and People & Business Management Leadership.