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KPMG Senior Associate, Software Technology Specialist (contract/ seasonal/ full time) in New York, New York

Business Title: Senior Associate, Software Technology Specialist (contract/ seasonal/ full time)

Requisition Number: 70727 - 65

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest:

State: NY

City: New York


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 Senior Associate to join our Accounting Methods and Credit Services ( practice.


  • Conduct interviews and collect data from computer science subject matter experts, including engineers and technical specialists, accounting, and finance personnel to discover information that represents research and development activities

  • Understand different software development methodologies, Object Oriented & RDBMS design concepts and software design patterns and train peers on the technical nuances of software development

  • Analyze technical documents (technical papers, business and functional requirements documents, test logs and other materials) provided by clients to ascertain and document tax treatment of items

  • Conduct on-site fieldwork and review of activities and costs translate technical software development activities into tax definitions for qualified research and development

  • Organize documentation and create work paper files, prepare client reports and deliverables

  • Work with a group of engineers to develop operational solutions for a service industry practice

  • Support the implementation of firmwide digitization and automation efforts by developing Data Analytics tools and programs.

  • Must be interested in science & technology, and leading edge research & development projects


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university, Computer Science or MIS degree a plus.

  • Proficiency in at least one programming language such as Java, C, C++, C#, Visual Basic, or similar, 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 is strongly preferred.

  • Experience documenting software development projects and developing web based real time data collection applications, data management or analytics software development is preferred

  • Ability to travel 30%-50% percent

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, 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.

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