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Tax Intern, International Tax - JD/LLM | Summer 2023

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KPMG LLP

KPMG LLP

Tax Intern, International Tax - JD/LLM | Summer 2023

Detroit, MI +2 locations
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    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 Intern to join our International Tax practice.

    Responsibilities:

    • Consult multinational enterprises on business decisions, such as where to locate and operate, supply chain optimization and how to access and mobilize capital to fund global operations

    • Strategically advise clients on tax planning decisions, including helping our clients understand the potential short- and long-term considerations while taking into account a multinational's tax risk profile, global effective tax rate and income tax treaty planning opportunities arising from inbound and outbound cross-border investing and trading activities

    • Structure the tax aspects of 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) in collaboration with the Mergers & Acquisition Tax team

    • Counsel multinational enterprises on the impact of planning to their financial statements and U.S. tax return , as well as assisting KPMG audit teams with reviewing the financial reporting of tax implications from its global operations and transactions

    • Prepare and review complex tax models illustrating multinational entities attributes, effective tax rate and cash tax expense

    • Provide aspects of related tax activities to alternative investment companies at various stages of the investment life cycle for both asset managers and portfolio companies operating globally

    Qualifications:

    • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing the following degrees/majors; JD or LLM in Taxation

    • Upon completion of this internship candidates must have additional academic credits to complete before obtaining their degree and/or CPA eligibility requirements

    • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or above

    • Knowledge of a broad range of U.S. international and domestic tax law provisions

    • 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) and use Excel modeling

    • 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

    • Authorization to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future is preferred

    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.

    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).

  • Industry
    Professional Services
  • Locations
    Los Angeles, CA • Irvine, CA • Detroit, MI
  • About Us

    KPMG is one of the world’s leading professional services firms and the fastest growing Big Four accounting firm in the United States. With 75+ offices and more than 40,000 employees and partners throughout the US, we’re leading the industry in new and exciting ways. Providing innovative business solutions and audit, tax, and advisory services to many of the world’s largest and most prestigious organizations, our size and strength make us much more agile and responsive to changing trends. By helping other organizations mitigate risk and grasp opportunities, we’re driving positive, sustainable change for clients, our people, and society at large.