5 job(s) at KPMG

KPMG Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Aug 27, 2019
Full time
Paralegal/ Sr. Coordinator – Immigration Law You’ve got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do. When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 200,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory, and business enablement services across 154 countries. With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally, and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this. The Immigration Law team has an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated Paralegal to join the Calgary office in a permanent position. Overview of the opportunity: The Immigration Paralegal/Sr. Coordinator is responsible for managing the preparation and filing of immigration-related applications for clients of multinational corporations and firms. This role requires excellent multi-tasking skills to coordinate a high volume of cases and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients, including HR representatives and senior-level personnel. What you will do: Immigration Coordinate and manage the progress of files from initiation to completion with lawyers and submission writers; Advise clients of processing procedures, requirements and timelines; Coordinate the preparation and filing of applications for all work permits and associated immigration status documents; Research appropriate legal documents required for application processes; Interact with HR representatives, hiring managers and client employees to obtain and complete documents required for each application; Review collected forms and documents for accuracy and consistency; Provide documents to submission writer for drafting. Once approved by lawyer, conduct a final review of the application package; Prepare and send out case status reports to clients; Coordinate requests for translation and/or notarization of documents, as required; Prepare and file applications for police clearances, as required; Manage the collection of copies of immigration status documents from clients; Manage the tracking of immigration status expiry dates; Conduct all work within established time standards. Client care Respond to client enquiries or challenges in a timely and knowledgeable manner; Update clients on the progress of their applications and assist in providing solutions to any difficulties experienced; Follow-up on pending matters to ensure activities reach a timely conclusion; Handle a high volume of immigration-related matters; Escalate issues to management as necessary; Manage client expectations in terms of processes and application approval times. Administration Oversee file management for all immigration matters; Ensure that files are opened based on client requests; Ensure that all client correspondence is recorded in internal database; Ensure that all relevant data fields are populated and accurate in database; Send files to be invoiced once the application process is completed; Oversee the work of Junior Immigration Administrators, as required. What you bring to the role: College or University degree – not necessarily required, but an asset; 3-5 years of Canadian immigration experience required; Ability to multi-task high-volume case load and meet aggressive deadlines; Time management skills are critical; Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment; Attention to detail and accuracy; Strong organizational and computer skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Computer proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; Ability to locate and research information efficiently, to use it effectively and to evaluate the quality of the information; Self-directed and highly motivated; and Ability to communicate responsibly and promote effective working relationships. Keys to your success: Ability and interest in developing new markets and in working in a growing business environment; Professionalism in the execution of tasks; High level of drive, enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work; Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams; Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both French and English. KPMG Law LLP offers many benefits: Competitive salary; Three weeks of vacation per year; 5 days of personal time for personal/family emergencies; Pension plan; Comprehensive group benefit plan; Lifestyle Spending Account. KPMG Law LLP is also an engaging and fulfilling working environment providing exposure to clients, professionals and career opportunities within the KPMG network. KPMG is among the best employers in Canada and was recently recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers in 2019 for a thirteenth consecutive year! The well-being and professional development of our talent are our priority. Come build your future with us!
KPMG Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 26, 2019
Full time
You’ve got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do. When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 207,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 153 countries. With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this. Overview of the opportunity: The newly created Business Law group of KPMG Law LLP, which focuses on legal advisory services relating to commercial entities and transactions, is looking for a confident, disciplined and self-motivated Lawyer to join its group in our Toronto office. Our Business Law group provides legal advice with respect to private mergers and acquisitions, complex reorganizations, and general corporate and commercial matters. What you bring to the role: 5-8 years of corporate commercial experience Extensive technical corporate and M&A experience and proficiency Excellent interpersonal skills, and a practical and pragmatic style toward providing expert legal solutions The ability to balance the demands of an emerging practice The successful candidate will be highly entrepreneurial, with excellent academic credentials and attention to detail, and will be expected to consistently deliver timely, high quality legal advice. Keys to your success Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as administrative and time management skills Self-driven, detail oriented and hard-working Why Choose KPMG? Making the right career choice is important, finding the right company is essential. Watch this video to see the type of people that thrive at KPMG Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.
KPMG Toronto, Ontario, Canada
May 19, 2019
Full time
You’ve got big plans. We have opportunities to match, and we’re committed to empowering you to become a better you, no matter what you do. When you join KPMG you’ll be one of over 207,000 professionals providing audit, tax, advisory and business enablement services across 153 countries. With the support to do things differently, grow personally and professionally and bring your whole self to work, there’s no limit to the impact you can make. Let’s do this. Overview of the opportunity: This is a great time to consider joining our expanding Immigration Law Practice. We are experiencing growth and there are plenty of opportunities to develop in your role and be promoted within the firm. The team provides strategic counsel and customized solutions to help global minded businesses deal efficiently and effectively with their cross-border workforce. We offer valuable insight into changes in immigration laws and policies, and appropriate Human Resources and Global Mobility strategies. Our goal is to deliver professional services so that your cross-border assignments are as worry-free and seamless as possible. Meet Members of our Team As part of our KPMG Immigration team you will be working with experienced Immigration professionals that are experts in US, Canadian & Global Immigration matters. They will be your colleagues and your mentors as you work shoulder to shoulder to develop our National Immigration Practice. Beth Nanton Chelsea Hsieh Stephanie Lipstein Naumaan Hameed The Associate Lawyer, Manager is responsible for advising clients and employees in obtaining business visitor visas, work permits and any other US immigration needs in a timely and efficient manner. This role requires excellent multi-tasking skills and an ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of clients, including HR representatives, senior-level personnel and internal team members. What you will do: The candidate will manage the delivery of business immigration services related to both NIV and IV matters, including H-1B, L-1, TN, E-1/2, J-1, H-3, O-1, B-1, I-140, and I-485 applications. In addition, the candidate will help support the US immigration programs of multiple Fortune 500 client organizations. Independently and effectively manage a high volume of corporate immigration cases under strict deadlines; Provide timely, comprehensive, and strategic legal counsel related to both NIV and IV cases; Review and draft US NIV and IV petitions, as well as responses to Requests for Evidence; Communicate with clients regarding US immigration law, policy, and related developments; Obtain and review relevant documentation and information to assess eligibility for certain US immigration benefits; Develop and maintain client relationships Track cases in progress to monitor for timing issues and overall client satisfaction Conduct legal research and draft advisory opinions Notify clients of changes in immigration law and provide legal advice regarding immigration concerns Stay current with changes in immigration law Work independently with minimal escalations Participate in speaking engagements and other thought leadership opportunities Demonstrable business development and involvement in RFP process Responsible for providing support and coaching to more junior team members What you bring to the role: Called to the Bar and in good standing Law degree from an accredited institution US Bar Admission At least 5 year of high-volume business immigration experience, including experience with B-1, H-1B, L-1, TN, E-1/2, I-140, and I-485 applications; PERM experience is an asset Strong technical knowledge and legal writing skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to work independently and as part of a team Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel Experience using legal case management software preferred Keys to your success Strong research and analytical skills Strong attention to detail Ability to work in a fast-paced, high volume environment Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.
KPMG Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Dec 16, 2018
Full time
Overview of the opportunity: The newly created Corporate Commercial group of KPMG Law LLP, which focuses on legal advisory services relating to commercial entities and transactions, is looking for a confident, disciplined and self-motivated Lawyer to join its group in our Toronto office. Our Corporate Commercial group provides legal advice with respect to private mergers and acquisitions, complex reorganizations, and general corporate and commercial matters. What you bring to the role: 3-6 years of corporate commercial experience Extensive technical corporate and M&A experience and proficiency Excellent interpersonal skills and possess a practical and pragmatic style toward providing expert legal solutions. Ability to balance the demands of an emerging practice is a must The successful candidate will be highly entrepreneurial, with excellent academic credentials and attention to detail, and will be expected to consistently deliver timely, high quality legal advice. Keys to your success: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as administrative and time management skills Self-driven, detail oriented and hard-working Why Choose KPMG? Making the right career choice is important, finding the right company is essential.
KPMG Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Sep 10, 2018
Full time
Job Description We are immediately looking for an Immigration Coordinator to join our Immigration Law group to support on daily clerical and administrative activities.  You will be part of a busy, fast paced and ever changing environment.  We need proactive individuals who are effective communicators, have proven written and proofreading skills as well as a high attention to detail.  Your keen interest in the Immigration field is highly welcomed.    Role and Responsibilities   Immigration:   Assist the Law Group with administrative tasks as required. Research the appropriate legal documents required for the application process and prepare instruction document lists accordingly. Prepare and/or review all collected forms and documents for accuracy and consistency. Assist with obtaining legal documents (birth certificates, police clearances etc). Manage files for the cancellation of work permits. Prepare supporting documents (letters, application forms etc.) Make trips to various consulates to submit and/or pick up documents. Manage and co-ordinate the legalization of documents. Conduct all work within established time standards. Handle a high volume of immigration-related matters. Develop an informative communication stream with immigration administrators/lawyers. Any duties assigned by the Immigration Administrator/lead lawyer. Administration:   Ensure that all client correspondence, documents and relevant data fields are recorded in internal database. Collect invoices, annotate billing codes, and submit to Global Team billing upon receipt. Send files to billing once the immigration process is complete. Filing, faxing, photocopying and mailing/courier. Any other administrative responsibilities as required.   At times, business needs arise and employees are required and agree to work beyond their normal work day or work week to fulfill the accountabilities required for their job. Likewise, people need time to devote to personal matters, and our approach to flexibility provides for this.   Skills & Qualifications   Required Experience:   A minimum of 3 - 5  years of immigration experience College or University degree. Writing in a legal work environment an asset.   Required Skills:   Time management skills are critical. Ability to demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills within a fast-paced environment. Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy. Ability to multi-task and meet aggressive deadlines. Strong organizational and computer skills. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills. Computer proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Ability to locate and research information efficiently, to use it effectively, and to evaluate the quality of the information. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Highly motivated. Ability to communicate responsibly and promote effective working relationships. Knowledge of immigration practices and procedures an asset. Client oriented focus.Multiple language skills an asset (particularly French, German, or Mandarin speaking abilities). Why Choose KPMG? Making the right career choice is important, finding the right company is essential. Watch this video to see the type of people that thrive at KPMG. Our Values, The KPMG Way We lead by example | We work together | We respect the individual We seek the facts and provide insight | We are open and honest in our communication We are committed to our communities | Above all, we act with integrity KPMG is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity in its workforce. KPMG encourages applications from all qualified individuals and will accommodate applicants’ disability-related needs, up to the point of undue hardship, throughout all stages of the recruitment and selection process. Any assessment and selection materials or processes used during the recruitment process will be available in an accessible format to applicants with disabilities, upon request. If you require a disability-related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process , please contact the HR Shared Service Centre by email at cafmcdnhrsthotline@kpmg.ca or by phone at 416-777-8002 or toll free 1-888-466-4778 (Option 1). KPMG will consult with all applicants with disabilities who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant’s individual accessibility needs.