US Tax Associate

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 15, 2022
  • 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.


Reporting to the Tax Accountants and Tax Management, you will function as an assistant on larger, more complex US tax engagements.

Under the direction of the Tax Accountant and Management you will assist with the carrying out of detailed US tax work, as necessary.


Job Requirements

  • Applicants must possess an Accounting or Finance related Bachelor's Degree and it would be highly advantageous to have a Masters in Taxation.
  • This position requires 6 - 12 months proven experience in public accounting and/or relevant US Tax experience. In addition, this position requires applicants to be currently enrolled in a CPA or another Chartered Accountancy designation program or be willing to pursue this upon commencement of employment.
  • Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft applications. THis position requires strong organisational skills, good initiative and the ability to work simultaneously on several projects.
  • Applicants should demonstrate strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills.
  • This position will require high levels of overtime during peak periods.
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