KPMG Senior Manager, Employment Tax Services in Chicago, Illinois

Senior Manager, Employment Tax Services

Chicago, Illinois

Requisition #: 37298

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Santa Clara, CA; Chicago, IL

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Senior Manager to join ourpractice.


  • Assist clients in identifying and quantifying refund opportunities

  • Provide advisory services to clients by assisting them in proper payroll reporting and tax remittance and in recognizing and securing the abatement of penalties for payroll related issues

  • Assist clients in planning for and addressing State Unemployment Insurance (SUI) tax rate increases by providing joint account analysis, voluntary contribution analysis, and SUI tax rate verification

  • Review worker classification issues both retroactively and prospectively

  • Assist clients with federal, state and local employment tax audits

  • Oversee and deliver large client project engagements; liaise with local office tax leadership related to local market activities


  • A minimum of six years of experience performing tax research and providing technical advice on multi-state tax issues

  • A minimum of eight years of experience in payroll and unemployment tax

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university; concentration in Tax, Accounting, Finance, or Business Administration

  • Licensed CPA, JD, LLM, Enrolled Agent or CPP (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn't currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

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.