KPMG

Manager – Individual Tax (US Tax)

Job Description

Posted on: 
November 3, 2022

We are now seeking high-calibre tax professionals to support the continued growth of our People Services team in Hong Kong. The ideal candidate will bring a commercial and analytical mind and have very strong written and spoken English and Chinese skills. Knowledge of the US tax system is essential.

Responsibilities

  • Apply a good understanding of US tax legislation to client issues and prepare / review tax returns and related calculations for expatriates
  • Work with clients to develop tax efficient solutions, which address their business needs
  • Use knowledge of relevant non-tax legal, financial and business information to address client issues
  • Regularly expand their knowledge of the tax business and keep up-to-date with the latest business and current affairs as it relates to their clients
  • Deal with tax authority enquiries in an effective manner
  • Interact with different parties, including clients and KPMG overseas offices, to complete the tax returns / ad hoc projects

Job Requirements

  • Degree holder with a professional qualification (tax, legal or accounting)
  • Minimum of 7 years’ individual tax experience (US tax) in a professional firm
  • Experience in handling complex technical issues concerning employee remuneration e.g., equity plans, dual contracts, pensions
  • Have good understanding of US international information return reporting requirements (i.e. Form 5471, 8621, 8858, 8865 and 926) and expatriation tax rules
  • Understanding of US estate/gift tax and trust is a plus
  • US CPA / IRS EA required
  • Excellent proficiency in written & spoken English and Chinese. Fluency in Mandarin is also required.
  • Well-organized with ability to meet multiple deadlines and work under pressure
  • Self-starter and good team player
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