6 job(s) at KPMG

KPMG Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Feb 29, 2020
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: KPMG Law Tax Litigation & Dispute Resolution section assists companies and individuals to protect against, prepare for, and respond to challenges by the tax authorities. KPMG Law is involved in each stage of the tax dispute – from pre-litigation to litigation in provincial and federal courts and tribunals. We are currently searching for an experienced Legal Assistant to join our Vancouver team. This role will support lawyers with document processing and client services responsibilities. This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who enjoys a team work environment with client contact. The successful candidate will demonstrate initiative, strong attention to detail, and organizational skills, with a desire to work in and promote a client first focused culture. About the Team: KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. Our Vancouver team practices in Canadian corporate tax, international corporate tax and tax M&A practices. Our assistants work closely with the lawyers to provide a superior client experience. KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP What you will do: Handling all administrative duties for a team of lawyers in the Vancouver office Prepare legal document packages and forms for court filings, client submissions and trial preparation and proceedings Process, edit, and proof-read a range of legal documents in MS Word, including legal agreements, presentations and correspondence Generate comparison versions of legal documents using Track Changes and Workshare Compare, and maintain version control Attending to electronic filing of corporate-related legal documents Organization of meetings, including booking space and coordinating meeting invitations Prepare, submit and track legal counsel’s time and expense reports; Administer processing of invoices to clients General office support activities Apply for legal jobs on the Clear Legal Job Board in Vancouver What you bring to the role: College Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent combination of experience A minimum of two (2) years’ experience as a Legal Assistant Experience in filing in both British Columbia courts (required) and the federal courts (an asset) Excellent attention to detail, proofreading and accuracy in documentation preparation A positive, enthusiastic team member who engages colleagues, partners and clients in a professional manner Advanced computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English Superior organizational skills with the ability to work effectively in a deadline driven environment Keys to your success Superior organizational skills Strong communication and legal writing skills Dedicated to providing outstanding client service KPMG 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 and reimbursement to access mental health practitioners Details about our total rewards program can be found here: https://home.kpmg/ca/en/home/careers/life-at-kpmg/benefits.html Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.
KPMG Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Jan 27, 2020
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 other paralegals/coordinators; Advise clients of processing procedures, requirements and timelines; Prepare applications for work permits, study permits, visitor visas, permanent resident, citizenship applications 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 draft documents and application packages to lawyers for review; 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; and, 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 as necessary; and, Manage client expectations in terms of processes and application approval times. Administration Oversee file management for all immigration matters to which you have been assigned; 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; and, Oversee the work of junior paralegals/coordinators, 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; US immigration experience is an asset; Attention to detail and accuracy; Self-directed and highly motivated; 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; Strong organizational and computer skills; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Computer proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel; Ability to locate and research information efficiently, to use it effectively and to evaluate the quality of the information, 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; and, Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both 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; and, 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 fourteenth consecutive year! The well-being and professional development of our talent are our priority. Come build your future with us!
KPMG Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan 24, 2020
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. About KPMG International and the Global Resource Centre KPMG is a global network of professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. We operate in 147 countries and territories and have more than 219,000 people working in member firms around the world. The independent member firms of the KPMG network are affiliated with KPMG International Cooperative ("KPMG International"), a Swiss entity. Each KPMG firm is a legally distinct and separate entity and describes itself as such. Global Procurement (GP) provides procurement services to both KPMG International (KPMGI) and to member firms in situations where goods and/or services are being procured for multiple member firms. Global Procurement focuses on driving a competitive commercial edge in contractual arrangements with KPMG’s suppliers while simultaneously managing reputational, commercial and contractual risk including: Leading the KPMG Procurement Leadership Forum, consisting of the US, UK, Germany, Netherlands, Australia, Italy, Spain, France, India, Canada, Brazil and KPMG International, in collectively defining and deploying best practices in procurement policies, processes, frameworks and toolkits Aggregating the demand of planned purchases of goods and services across the network (KPMGI and member firms) and leveraging this scale to negotiate competitive contracts with third parties Providing strategic sourcing services to key functional groups in KPMGI (e.g., Global IT Services, Global L&D, Global Collaboration & Knowledge, Global PPC, Global Marketing & Communications), in partnership with the Office of General Counsel (OGC), Information Protection Group, Independence, Information Security, to enter into contractual relationships with third parties Global Procurement endeavors to drive a relentless focus on quality and excellent service, aligning its efforts on KPMG’s strategic priorities, and building a culture, wherein, working shoulder-to-shoulder in true partnership with our stakeholders is the norm not the exception. Overview of the opportunity: KPMG International is currently looking for paralegals or contracts managers with significant procurement contract experience to support its legal and procurement teams in managing and executing a project to extract specific clauses and other data from contracts. What you bring to the role: A minimum of 5-8 years’ experience reviewing procurement contract agreements and related files under UK law (with Canada and US law preferred as well), Extraction and interpretation of specific procurement contract clauses, preparing status update reports, and managing a project to completion, and will report to (and take instructions from) both procurement and legal teams. Experience working with MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and a range of technology contracts is required Experience working with procurement P2P solutions is strongly preferred. Detail oriented with the ability to condense, extract and present consolidated overviews to senior stakeholders is required. Agility and flexibility in meeting time-sensitive demands needed. Strong communications skills Team oriented and drafting experience preferred. Learn more about where a career at KPMG can take you.
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.