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KPMG is currently seeking a Managing Director to join our Washington National Tax- Tax Controversy -Dispute Resolution organization.


  • Provide tax controversy services to a full range of corporate clients, including major multinational clients and work closely with other offices of KPMG, LLP to provide those services to their clients.
  • Represent clients at various levels of their IRS controversy from examination, through appeals and into post appeal mediation and arbitration with a focus on global transfer pricing dispute resolution including Advance Pricing Agreements, Competent Authority proceedings and tax audits
  • Work with other practice groups in WNT and member firms of KPMG throughout the world
  • Contribute to thought leadership internally and externally through publishing and speaking activities
  • Perform WNT review of client deliverables, thought leadership articles and presentation materials and perform other risk management activities
  • Contribute to the growth, experience and institutional knowledge of the WNT practice staff level team members


  • Minimum 10 years of recent experience working for or engaging with the IRS and other governments in tax controversy matters, including experience in another public accounting firm, law firm, or the IRS
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university and JD/LLM or licensed CPA or Enrolled Agent; active IRS authorized tax practitioner required
  • Relevant government experience is preferred, particularly with IRS APMA; candidates will be screened for adherence to post-employment restrictions
  • Demonstrated tax experience performing tax research, representing clients in federal controversies and providing technical advice on tax issues
  • Specific knowledge of transfer pricing issues and demonstrated experience with resolution processes (competent authority proceedings, APAs) required
  • Excellent communication, public speaking, research and writing skills with the ability to articulate complex tax issues and position

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California Salary Range: $264900 – $550800

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