KPMG

Manager/Senior Manager, Tax Advisory

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 15, 2022

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.

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.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will assist the U.S. Tax Partner(s) and Director(s) in fulfilling functions that require a high level of tax knowledge, understanding and judgment.

The role includes supervision and review of FATCA ad CRS Returns; overseeing due diligence processes, conducting entity classification reviews, and health checks for trusts, partnerships and corporations.

The role will involve research assignments requiring review of Cayman Law, regulations, and guidance notes in relation to FATCA, CRS, CbCR, and Economic Substance; advising and assisting clients in completing their registration requirements with the Cayman Islands Tax Information authority; advising a wide range of U.S. taxation issues including reviewing tax memorandums and U.S. tax law research; development of the U.S. tax practice in the area of FATCA, CRS, CbCR, Economic Substance, and any other Tax related advisory matters.

Job Requirements

  • Applicants must possess a professional accounting designation (e.g. CPA, CA ACCA), Enrolled Agent designation, or an LLM designation.
  • The candidate must have at least six to eight years US tax experience preferably with a large public accounting firm specializing in U.S. Tax matters.
  • This position requires an attention to detail, the ability to work well within a small team, and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • The candidate will need to be able to work a flexible schedule as overtime is required.

 

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