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Tax Intern | Multiple Locations Summer 2025

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KPMG

10d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Philadelphia, +2

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  • You must be pursuing an accredited degree in business, accounting, finance, or related field, with GPA of 3.0 or above. Strong technical skills, ability to travel, and authorization to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship are essential.
  • You will assist with tax compliance, planning, and advising for various clients, participate in data analytics tasks, coordinate offshore resources, and help with multi-state and multinational tax issues.

Requirements

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing the following degrees/majors: Bachelors and/or Masters in business, accounting, finance, taxation, mathematics, economics, information technology, data and analytics, engineering (financial, industrial or systems), or equivalent program
  • 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
  • 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
  • Ability to learn and navigate technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), Alteryx and Power BI
  • 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
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship now or in the future. KPMG LLP will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work visa status for this opportunity (no sponsorship is available for H-1B, L-1, TN, O-1, E-3, H-1B1, F-1, J-1, OPT, CPT or any other employment-based visa)

Responsibilities

  • Perform tax-related tasks, including compliance, advising and planning for a variety of clients in different industries, multistate and/or multinational enterprises including partnerships, corporations and S-corporations
  • Participate in data analytics assignments using KPMG technology, the creation of tax return work papers and tax returns for our clients and the coordination of offshore resources
  • Perform tax due diligence to identify tax exposures and opportunities
  • Assist multi-state companies with state and local tax issues including compliance, advising, planning and controversies
  • Help advise multinational enterprises on 1) business decisions, such as where to locate and operate, choice of entity, supply chain optimization and how to access and mobilize capital to fund global operations 2) tax planning decisions, including helping our clients anticipate and understand the potential short- and long-term considerations while considering a multinational tax risk profile, global effective tax rate and cash posture
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team on assignments and sustain excellent client relationships
  • Build capabilities in key technologies that enable tax professionals for client service delivery such as artificial intelligence (AI), Alteryx, Power BI, and more

FAQs

What degrees/majors are required to apply for this Tax Intern position?

Candidates must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and pursuing degrees/majors such as business, accounting, finance, taxation, mathematics, economics, information technology, data and analytics, engineering (financial, industrial or systems), or equivalent programs. Preferred degrees and/or areas of study include Accounting and Taxation.

What GPA is preferred for applicants to this Tax Intern position?

A preferred GPA of 3.0 or above is recommended for candidates applying for this Tax Intern position.

Is it necessary to have prior experience in tax-related tasks for this Tax Intern role?

Previous experience in tax-related tasks is not required for this internship position. However, candidates should demonstrate a quality service mindset, technical aptitude, and critical thinking skills.

Will candidates be required to travel for this Tax Intern position?

Candidates must reside within a reasonably commutable distance to the office for this position and should be able to travel to reasonably commutable work locations using their own means of transportation. Travel to client premises may also be required at times with relatively short notice.

Are international students eligible to apply for this Tax Intern position?

Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. without the need for employment-based visa sponsorship. KPMG LLP will not sponsor applicants for U.S. work visa status for this opportunity.

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Mission & Purpose

KPMG is one of the Big 4 accounting firms and provides professional services in the areas of audit, tax, and advisory. With a global presence, they offer a wide range of solutions to help organisations navigate complex business challenges, manage risks, and achieve sustainable growth. KPMG's ultimate mission is to inspire confidence and empower change, aiming to deliver high-quality services that contribute to the success and long-term viability of their clients. Their purpose revolves around building trust in the capital markets, supporting economic growth, and fostering a culture of integrity and accountability. Through their expertise, innovation, and commitment to ethical practices, KPMG strives to make a positive impact on businesses, economies, and society as a whole.