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Manager, Accounting Methods and Credit Services, Research & Development Tax Credits (AMCS)

life insurance, 401(k)
United States, California, San Diego
April 09, 2024

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 Manager to join our practice.


  • Conduct research and development (R&D) tax credit consulting and project management
  • Manage R&D tax credit studies and related activities
  • Develop and sustain excellent client relationships during delivery of R&D tax credit services
  • Assist in new business development, including add-on business
  • Help other R&D tax credit project managers with the delivery of engagements as needed, including tax research, and writing with regard to technical issues
  • Provide R&D tax credit quality assurance, engagement reviewer and exam support


  • Minimum five years of recent experience conducting and managing R&D tax credit consulting projects in a large accounting firm, corporation, or law firm
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university
  • Licensed CPA, JD/LLM or completion of an advanced degree or professional certification / designation including: MBA (Masters of Business Administration), MCM (Masters of Construction Management), PHDE (PhD of Economics), PHE (Doctor of Engineering), ME (Masters of Engineering), MSRE (Masters of Science-Real Estate), AIA (Member, Amer Inst of Architects), Enrolled Agent, LEED (Leadership, Energy & Environmental Design) Certification, PE (Professional Engineer), Six Sigma Certification, in addition to others on KPMG's approved credential listing; any individual who does not possess at least one of the approved designations/credentials when their employment commences, has one year from their date of hire to obtain at least one of the approved designations/credentials; should you like to see the complete list of currently approved designations/credentials for the hiring practice/service line, your recruiter can provide you with that list
  • Solid verbal and written communications skills with the ability to evaluate and articulate complex information
  • Experience managing multiple client engagements and client service teams
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Access and use of the internet

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