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KPMG Senior Associate, Transactional Tax Systems in Boston, Massachusetts

Business Title: Senior Associate, Transactional Tax Systems

Requisition Number: 95904 - 40

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest:

State: MA

City: Boston


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 Senior Associate to join our State and Local Tax (SALT) ( practice.


  • Provide excellent client facing service to multi-national companies with global indirect tax technology issues, including e-invoicing, transaction analysis, supply chain, business requirement analysis, and mergers and acquisition

  • Interact and support indirect tax discussions with cross functional teams such as Tax, IT, Purchasing, Sales, and Master Data

  • Prepare Sales and Use Tax (SUT) and/or Value Added Tax (VAT) Technology training presentations aimed at external and internal audiences

  • Assist with identification and documentation efforts as it relates to client business requirements for implementing VAT/sales and use tax compliance processes and system improvement

  • Assist Managers, Senior Managers and Partners in engagement administration and client billing

  • Lead testing, troubleshooting and error resolution efforts of the ERP and tax system


  • A minimum of two years of experience with SAP, PeopleSoft, Oracle, or Workday specifically the AP/PO, A/R or G/L modules

  • A minimum of two years of experience in implementing or supporting major indirect tax technology solutions such as OneSource Indirect Tax Determination, Vertex, Avalara, and similar for North American and/or global organizations.

  • Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, or a related course of study from an accredited college/university

  • Understanding of key indirect tax processes and data drivers while possessing some industry background including retail, financial services, manufacturing and telecommunications

  • Good project management/coordination skills, with an ability to generate and plan work efforts and manage project schedules along with strong verbal and written communication skills, and a comfort interacting with C-level professionals

  • Ability to work on multiple client activities and meet with tight deadlines; ability to travel up to fifty percent of the time

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, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, 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.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site). =

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