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KPMG Senior Associate, Tax Ignition - Data Analytics in Boston, Massachusetts

Senior Associate, Tax Ignition - Data Analytics

Boston, Massachusetts

Requisition #: 44210

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Boston, MA

At KPMG, we are reimagining tax with you in mind. Become an integral part of a dynamic team within a collaborative, future forward environment at one of the world's top tax firms. Be surrounded by deep tax knowledge and equipped with the latest in cutting-edge tax technologies. And join an extensive network of functional, industry, legislative and technical specialists with access to our Ignition Centers, where technology innovation accelerates. We welcome people with a passion for tax, a spirit for new thinking, and a commitment to providing outstanding client service today, and tomorrow.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Associate to join ourpractice.


  • Process and reconcile transactional data feeds from various clients to produce tax reports for the tax engagement teams

  • Work with tax business teams to identify anomalies, trends and derive insights in large volumes of data to support tax planning

  • Perform explanatory data analyses, generate and test working hypotheses, prepare and analyze historical data and identify patterns and communicate findings via visualization tools

  • Work effectively with various technology groups, clients and tax domain experts

  • Assist with data acquisition from disparate systems and in different formats including ERP systems, web, databases and excel, as needed


  • Bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) from an accredited college/university or foreign equivalent in accounting, computer science, information systems, management information systems or related fields

  • A minimum of three years of experience performing data reconciliation or mutual fund tax background.

  • Experience in data reconciliation from mutual/hedge fund accounting systems is required.

  • Strong excel knowledge is required.

  • Knowledge of Alteryx or database technologies (SQL Server, etc) is a plus

  • Knowledge of machine learning and/or big data tools (Spark, Hive, Pig, etc) is a plus

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Thecontains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.