Senior Lawyer

  • KPMG
  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Jan 10, 2023
Full time Lawyer (In House Counsel)

Job Description

At KPMG, you'll join a team of diverse and dedicated problem solvers, connected by a common cause: turning insight into opportunity for clients and communities around the world.

The opportunity:

At KPMG Law we have deep knowledge and experience in Canadian tax law, providing domestic and international organizations with an informed perspective through our planning advice. We support our clients at all levels of dispute with Canadian taxing authorities, ranging from tax audit responses to litigation in the Tax Court of Canada and beyond.

We are currently seeking a Law Senior Associate to join our Calgary office to develop their technical tax skills, work with new clients across a range of industries, expand their internal and external networks and be a key member in the growth of our practice. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on diverse and intellectually challenging files that involve all aspects of income tax planning.

About the team:

KPMG Law LLP is a national law firm with offices in Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary and Montreal. KPMG Law LLP is affiliated with the professional services firm of KPMG LLP. Since our approach is to be an integrated multidisciplinary firm, our team of lawyers work closely with accountants on client engagements in other tax practice areas.

To learn more about KPMG Law LLP visit our website here.

What you will do

  • Work closely with other members of our team to provide income tax planning advice to clients
  • Provide advice to clients on a wide range of domestic, inbound and outbound income taxation issues affecting business operations conducted in Canada, the U.S. and abroad
  • Conduct income tax due diligence and structuring of, in a tax-efficient manner, investments, financings, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures and complex reorganizations both within the domestic and cross-border context
  • Research and draft memoranda and legal opinions on various income tax issues
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.

What you bring to the role

  • A member in good standing of the Alberta bar.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a practical and pragmatic approach to problem solving.
Keys to your success :

KPMG individuals Deliver Impact | Seek Growth | Inspire Trust and understand that a diverse workforce enables us to deepen relationships and strengthen our business.

Providing you with the support you need to be at your best

For more information about KPMG in Canada's Benefits and well-being, click here.

Our Values, The KPMG Way

Integrity , we do what is right | Excellence , we never stop learning and improving | Courage , we think and act boldly | Together , we respect each other and draw strength from our differences | For Better , we do what matters

KPMG in Canada is a proud equal opportunities employer and we are committed to creating a respectful, inclusive and barrier-free workplace that allows all of our people to reach their full potential. A diverse workforce is key to our success and we believe in bringing your whole self to work. We welcome all qualified candidates to apply and hope you will choose KPMG in Canada as your employer of choice. For more information about Inclusion, Diversity & Equity in Recruitment, please click here.

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