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KPMG Manager, Project Management in Seattle, Washington

Business Title: Manager, Project Management

Requisition Number: 101631 - 103

Function: Tax Services

Area of Interest:

State: WA

City: Seattle


At KPMG, you can become an integral part of a dynamic team at one of the world's top tax firms. Enjoy a collaborative, future-forward culture that empowers your success. Work with KPMG's 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 it's an investment in our people, our future, and what we stand for as a firm

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager to join our Business Tax Services ( practice.


  • Lead client engagement teams and other stakeholders in the initiation, planning, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure of complex engagements; perform tasks such as monitoring project progress, managing changes to project scope, schedule, budget, tracking key performance indicators and creating reports and presentations to be delivered to relevant clients and/or stakeholders

  • Utilize and ensure project adherence to our practices standard project management processes and tools to manage project teams across the entire project life cycle; comply with all engagement reporting requirements; serve as an advocate of project management principles and standards

  • Collaborate with project team to create a project charter, build and maintain project execution plan, and some or all of the following: scope, schedule, budget, approach, assumptions, deliverable definitions, and communication plan

  • Identify and manage project risk factors and identify and resolve project issues; escalate issues as appropriate

  • Manage internal and client-facing meetings by creating agendas with clear objectives/roles/time allocations, facilitating the call/meeting, taking notes of decisions and action items.

  • Oversee the project change control process


  • Minimum five years of experience in project management in a professional services environment

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university

  • Related skills such as business modeling, management consulting, organizational development, process improvement, tax, strategy and operations are a plus

  • Licensed CPA, Enrolled Agent, J.D./LL.M., Masters in Taxation (MTX), Masters of Business Administration (MBA), Lean Six-Sigma certification- Green belt or higher or PMP (Please note that any candidate hired by KPMG into this position that does not currently possess one of the aforementioned credentials/designations will be required to secure one within one year from the commencement of employment)

  • Demonstrated ability to execute and successfully achieve objectives in a dynamic, fast-paced environment with aggressive timelines; proficient with Microsoft Office Suite applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Teams and Outlook, is required; experience with Microsoft SharePoint and Microsoft Project highly desired

  • Excellent organizational, presentation, communication, meeting facilitation, analytical, judgment and supervisory skills; ability to work effectively with project team members, project sponsors, functional leads, senior management and clients. Willing and able to travel; highly likely that travel requirements will be under 10% of time - individual should be comfortable with travel as needed

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Seattle Salary Range: Low: $72700 - High: $161700

Los Angeles Salary Range: Low: $76300 - High: $169800

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, citizenship status, 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.

KPMG does not currently require partners or employees to be fully vaccinated or test negative for COVID-19 in order to go to KPMG offices, client sites or KPMG events, except when mandated by federal, state or local law. In some circumstances, clients also may require proof of vaccination or testing (e.g., to go to the client site).

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