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KPMG Tax Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions Tax | New York Summer/Fall 2022 in New York, New York

Tax Associate, Mergers and Acquisitions Tax | New York Summer/Fall 2022

New York,NY

"At KPMG, you can become an integral part of a dynamic team at one of the worlds top tax firms. Enjoy a collaborative, future-forward culture that empowers your success. Work with KPMGs 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 its an investment in our people, our future, and what we stand for as a firm. KPMG is currently seeking a Tax Associate to join our [1] Mergers & Acquisitions Tax practice.


  • Structure the tax aspects of domestic and multinational private equity and strategic mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, dispositions, and IPOs, along with drafting tax opinions, memos, structure decks, and Excel models (illustrating the tax benefits of alternative structures)

  • Perform tax due diligence to identify tax exposures and opportunities

  • Provide sell-side tax advisory services, including advising the sellers of a business on the most tax-efficient transaction structure and modeling the costs and benefits of alternative structures

  • Deliver bankruptcy and restructuring tax advisory services, including providing tax advice on debt and equity restructurings (inside and outside of bankruptcy), with a goal of preserving the value of a company‚Äôs tax attributes

  • Compute tax attributes (i.e., earnings and profits, tax basis in the stock of consolidated subsidiaries, and limitations under section 382)

  • Prepare and review complex tax models illustrating multinational entities projected tax rates and cash tax expense


  • Must be pursuing and have obtained by the start date or have completed the following degrees/majors in the past 12 months: Master of Accounting or Taxation with CPA eligibility from an accredited college/university

  • Must be pursuing the state-specific education requirements to be a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the principal place of business (the state in which the office is located) for this position, with completion prior to the start date for this position

  • Must have a current/most recent GPA of 3.00 or above

  • Knowledge of a broad range of corporate, partnership, and international tax law based on experience and/or related coursework, with interest in mergers, acquisitions, and other transactional work

  • Demonstrated quality service mindset; strong technical aptitude, critical thinking and research skills, and ability to navigate MS Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

  • Excellent communication, time management, and leadership skills; flexible and adaptable team player; and resourceful in delivering high quality work

  • Ability to travel and/or work on-site at client premises as needed, at times with relatively short notice

  • Tax professionals may have the opportunity to work virtually/remotely within the U.S. depending on business needs

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future


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  1. 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 firms compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

    At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19."

    Job Ref: 77788