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Manager, Trade & Customs

San Francisco, CA 94103
**Business Title:** Manager, Trade & Customs

**Requisition Number:** 82532 - 11

**Function:** Tax Services

**Area of Interest:**

**State:** CA

**City:** San Francisco


At KPMG, you can become an integral part of a dynamic team at one of the worlds top tax firms. Enjoy a collaborative, future-forward culture that empowers your success. Work with KPMGs extensive network of specialists & enjoy access to our Ignition Centers, where deep industry knowledge merges with cutting-edge technologies to create innovative tax solutions. Join a diverse team helping high-profile clients understand, analyze, and respond to complex business opportunities and challenges. Develop your career through a range of multifaceted engagements, formal training, and informal mentoring.

At KPMG, we believe nothing is more important than investing in our culture because its an investment in our people, our future, and what we stand for as a firm.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager/Senior Manager to join our Trade and Customs (https://tax.kpmg.us/services/trade-customs.html) practice.


+ Meet with and provide advice to clients, in a variety of industries, on trade and customs compliance matters

+ Lead and manage client projects including import/export classifications, audits, reviews, program development and training among other areas

+ Support market development and thought leadership initiatives including articles

+ Research, write and review advice, on various trade topics

+ Manage project engagement including assembling teams, overseeing work and full engagement responsibilities

+ Aid in the management, career development and training of team members

Additional Responsibilities for Senior Manager:

+ Oversee market, practice and business development


+ Minimum five years of recent direct consulting experience in trade compliance (e.g., 19 CFR, EAR and ITAR) including tariff classification, customs valuation, free trade agreements, deemed exports, export jurisdiction and classification of complex products, licenses and other ITAR/EAR export authorizations, technology control plans, Consent Agreements, export controls and sanctions risk assessments and audits and developing sustainable export compliance programs as an attorney, trade consultant, in-house professional or government official

+ Bachelor's or Associate's degree from an accredited college or university or a minimum of 20 years of comparable experience, or (JD / LLM degree is preferred): CBL (Customs Brokers License)** issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, CUSICO (Certified U.S. Import Compliance Officer)**, CUSECO (Certified U.S. Export Compliance Officer)**, Certified Customs Specialist (CCS)** certification issued by the National Customs Broker and Forwarders Association of America, CPA, MBA or JD/LLM (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that doesn't currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)

+ Outstanding and in-depth experience with U.S. import and export control regulations with the ability to address complex matters with practical and operational advice and solutions

+ General export control and sanctions experience, in areas such as export control compliance audits/review and assessments, voluntary self-disclosures, advisory opinion requests, classification and developing a trade compliance framework

+ Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication/presentation skills with strong technical skills with the ability to plan and conduct in-depth reviews of transactional data using data and analytics preferred; consulting experience in a leading tax/advisory or trade law firm is highly preferred

+ Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

Additional Qualifications for Senior Manager:

+ Minimum eight years of recent trade consulting experience (e.g., 19 CFR, EAR and ITAR)

+ Demonstrated success in consulting with direct client development and management

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, age, 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 (http://) contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

At KPMG, any partner or employee must be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to any KPMG office, client site or KPMG event. In some circumstances, individuals who are not fully vaccinated may also be required to have a reasonable accommodation to not be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

**GL:** 4

**GF:** 15312


Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-15

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