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Tax Intern, Business Tax Services - Commercial Japanese Practice | Multiple Locations Summer 2025

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🚀 Summer Internship

Santa Clara

🤑 $75K - $82K

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  • The candidate must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing a degree in accounting, finance, taxation, mathematics, economics, IT, data and analytics, or engineering. They should preferably have a GPA of 3.0 or above and be bilingual in English and Japanese. They should also have strong technical skills, be proficient in MS Office applications, have excellent communication and time management skills, and be able to travel and work on-site as needed. US work authorization is preferred.
  • The candidate will support Japanese-owned companies by providing corporate tax services, preparing tax returns, assisting with income tax accounting, and working as part of a team to deliver tax solutions.

Summer Internship

Accounting & Tax, Banking & FinanceSanta Clara


  • If you are currently pursuing college coursework or have completed a bachelor’s degree or higher in the past 12 months.
  • Start Season & Year: Summer 2025
  • Earliest Graduation Date: Dec 2025
  • Latest Graduation Date: Sep 2026
  • KPMG is currently seeking a Tax Intern for our Commercial Japanese practice in Business Tax Services.
  • Salary range is for those based in California


  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing the following degrees/majors; Bachelors and/or Masters degree in accounting, finance, taxation, mathematics, economics, information technology, data and analytics, engineering (financial, industrial or systems) or related fields
  • Preferred: Degrees and/or areas of study: Accounting and Taxation
  • Pursuing educational requirements for CPA licensure in the principal place of business (the state in which the office is located) for this position (completion of academic credits required prior to starting as a Tax Associate)
  • Upon completion of this internship candidates must have additional academic credits to complete before obtaining their degree and/or CPA eligibility requirements
  • Preferred GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Bilingual in English and Japanese with ability to use both Japanese and English language skills in a business environment
  • Coursework or minor in information systems, software engineering, computer science or data and analytics preferred
  • Demonstrated quality service mindset; strong technical aptitude, critical thinking skills and ability to navigate MS Office applications, including Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent communication, time management and leadership skills; flexible and adaptable team player; and resourceful in delivering high quality work
  • Must reside within a reasonably commutable distance to the office for this position and be able to travel to reasonably commutable work locations using own means of transportation, such as a personal vehicle or public transportation
  • Ability to travel and/or work on-site at client premises as needed, at times with relatively short notice
  • Authorization to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future is preferred

Education requirements

2:1 or higher
Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Accounting & Tax
Banking & Finance


  • Assist in advising clients on a full spectrum of corporate tax services, including compliance, planning and research
  • Help prepare corporate tax returns for Japanese-owned companies doing business in the United States
  • Assist with accounting for income taxes (ASC 740 and IAS 12) reported on financial statements
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to provide a wide range of tax services to Japanese-based companies

Application process

  • Offer decisions are typically made within two weeks of interviewing. Interviews typically occur on a rolling basis until the opportunity is filled, and within one-two weeks of being selected to interview. Specifics vary by KPMG office, but you'll hear promptly if we are extending a job offer or an invitation to visit KPMG in person.


Work type

Full time

Work mode



Santa Clara


75000 - 82000 USD