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KPMG Senior Associate, M&A Partnership Tax Group in Houston, Texas

Business Title: Senior Associate, M&A Partnership Tax Group

Requisition Number: 59087 - 87

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest:

State: TX

City: Houston


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 our Mergers & Acquisitions practice.


  • Assist engagement teams on a full spectrum of tax and structuring considerations related to complex partnership transactions including partnership mergers, acquisitions, divisions, recapitalizations, and restructurings

  • Assist with the review and remediation of deficiencies in historical partnership allocations

  • Consultation related to complex partnership structures (i.e., Umbrella Partnership C Corporation ("UP-C") offerings, tax equity partnership structures including hypothetical liquidation at book value (“HLBV”) calculations, partnership recapitalizations, and partnership mergers)

  • Quantitative numerical analysis to assist with informing clients of the tax ramifications of critical business decisions related to transaction alternative planning

  • Qualitative consultation related to transaction documents (e.g., LLC Operating Agreement, Contribution Agreement, and Unit Purchase Agreement)

  • Assist with tax due diligence related to client acquisitions of targets in partnership solution (including analysis around impacts of the new Centralized Partnership Audit Regime (“CPAR”))


  • Minimum of two years of federal tax and/or M&A experience in a public accounting firm, a corporate tax department, or a law firm

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • CPA or J.D. / LL.M. (preferred but not required)

  • Basic knowledge of a broad range of partnership tax matters

  • Ability to execute and team with large groups on complex transactions

  • Excellent skills in Excel (e.g., ability to build flexible numerical analysis including partnership capital accounts, I.R.C. Section 704(c) allocations, I.R.C. Section 743(b) adjustments), research, and writing

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. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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