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Associate, Tax Ignition - Data & Analytics

Belchertown, MA

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Requisition #: 41841

Job Description

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 an Associate to join our Tax Ignition practice.


  • Work with tax business teams to identify anomalies, trends and derive insights in large volumes of data to support tax planning, benchmarking, and other initiatives
  • Assist with data acquisition from disparate systems and in different formats including ERP systems, web, databases and excel
  • Perform machine learning, natural language, and statistical analysis methods, such as classification, collaborative filtering, association rules, sentiment analysis, topic modeling, time-series analysis, regression, statistical inference, and validation methods
  • Perform explanatory data analyses, generate and test working hypotheses, prepare and analyze historical data and identify patterns and communicate findings via visualization tools
  • Work effectively with various technology groups, clients and tax domain experts


  • Bachelor's degree (master's degree preferred) from an accredited college/university or foreign equivalent in engineering, computer science, information systems, management information systems or related fields
  • A minimum of one years of experience performing data manipulation and analysis using ETL and visualization tools such as Qlikview, Tableau, Powerview, Alteryx, SSIS
  • Strong statistical programming background one or more languages: R, Python, SAS
  • Development experience with one or more programming languages (C#, Java) and database technologies (SQL Server, etc)
  • Knowledge of one or more ERP systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of machine learning and/or big data tools (Spark, Hive, Pig, etc) is a plus

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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