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KPMG Senior Associate, M&A Partnership Tax Group in Des Moines, Iowa

Business Title: Senior Associate, M&A Partnership Tax Group

Requisition Number: 66137 - 29

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest:

State: IA

City: Des Moines

Description:

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 Mergers & Acquisitions (https://tax.kpmg.us/services/mergers-acquisitions-tax.html) practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist engagement teams on a full spectrum of tax and structuring considerations related to complex partnership transactions including partnership mergers, acquisitions, divisions, recapitalizations, and restructurings

  • Assist with the review and remediation of deficiencies in historical partnership allocations

  • Consultation related to complex partnership structures (i.e., Umbrella Partnership C Corporation ("UP-C") offerings, tax equity partnership structures including hypothetical liquidation at book value (“HLBV”) calculations, partnership recapitalizations, and partnership mergers)

  • Quantitative numerical analysis to assist with informing clients of the tax ramifications of critical business decisions related to transaction alternative planning

  • Qualitative consultation related to transaction documents (e.g., LLC Operating Agreement, Contribution Agreement, and Unit Purchase Agreement)

  • Assist with tax due diligence related to client acquisitions of targets in partnership solution (including analysis around impacts of the new Centralized Partnership Audit Regime (“CPAR”))

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two years of federal tax and/or M&A experience in a public accounting firm, a corporate tax department, or a law firm

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • CPA or J.D. / LL.M. (preferred but not required)

  • Basic knowledge of a broad range of partnership tax matters

  • Ability to execute and team with large groups on complex transactions

  • Excellent skills in Excel (e.g., ability to build flexible numerical analysis including partnership capital accounts, I.R.C. Section 704(c) allocations, I.R.C. Section 743(b) adjustments), research, and writing

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 ( https://assets.kpmg.com/content/dam/kpmg/us/pdf/2018/09/eeo.pdf) 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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