KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We have over 200,000 outstanding professionals working together to deliver value in over 154 countries worldwide. As one of the world’s leading professional services organisations our people play a vital role in helping organizations create value and grow with confidence. Our clients include some of the largest multinationals, best-known brands and public bodies.
KPMG in the Cayman Islands are one of the leading professional services firms, with over 340 employees from over 30 countries and 25 partners delivering audit, tax and advisory services to clients worldwide.
As one of the first international accounting firms to establish an office on Grand Cayman in 1966, we have the local expertise and island insights to add value to our local and international clients.
Our innovative spirit inspires what we do and how we do it, providing valuable benefits for clients, employees and stakeholders. Constantly striving to be better lies at the heart of what makes us different.
KPMG in the Cayman Islands is the largest of the Big 4 on the island and we are dedicated to attracting, recruiting and retaining the best talent available and investing in those individuals to develop the Financial Services business leaders of the future. This is an excellent opportunity to work within a World class financial centre, the “Best Company To Work For” Awarded Firm and for the only Big 4 firm in Cayman to be accredited with the Investor In People GOLD Award. Working within a very diverse and multi-cultural environment at KPMG, you would also experience working with multinational clients specializing in alternative investments, insurance, banking and asset securitization.
We invite applications from suitably qualified candidates for the position of:
Senior Tax Associate/Assistant Manager
The rapid internationalization and increasing sophistication of business means a rewarding career in Tax at KPMG. We use our in-depth technical knowledge, and our understanding of how tax fits into the broader business picture, to work with our clients to help them manage their US income tax reporting requirements. We advise our clients on US foreign reporting rules so they can meet their compliance responsibilities across a wide range of areas, including captive insurance, hedge fund and private equity reporting.
The role and responsibilities:
Reporting to and providing support to the US Tax Partners and senior management, the successful candidate will participate in and supervise the preparation of US income tax returns for clients including specialized areas such as: property and casualty insurance, international executive taxation, and the tax reporting for investment funds, partnerships and corporations. Additionally, this role is expected to involve preparation of various foreign reporting disclosures and forms including Forms 926, 5471, 8865 and FinCen 114, and will include supervision of tax staff and providing tax advisory services.
Applicants must have at least two years' experience in the field of US taxation and must demonstrate an understanding of the preparation of US income tax returns. Membership with a recognized accountancy body is not required, but would be advantageous. Areas of specialization that are desired but not required are: property and casualty insurance, international executive taxation, and the tax reporting for investment funds, partnerships and corporations. This position requires an attention to detail, the ability to work at one’s own initiative and within a small team, and to meet tight deadlines. The candidate will need to be able to work a flexible schedule as overtime is required.
In return, we will offer
A competitive remuneration package that is commensurate with qualifications and experience and paid tax free, full relocation and work permit package (if required), a flexible vacation scheme called ‘MyTime’, designated group induction and training start dates, a comprehensive medical and dental scheme, pension plan (in line with Cayman Islands Labour Law), free on-site corporate gym membership options and a recognizable and reputable corporate social responsibility program.
Change extends your horizons. It gives you a fresh perspective and the opportunity to learn from others. KPMG in the Cayman Islands will ensure you broaden your horizons.
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