KPMG Manager, Trade and Customs - Duty Drawback in San Francisco, California

Manager, Trade and Customs - Duty Drawback

Detroit, Michigan

Requisition #: 33288

Practice Area: Tax

Location: Los Angeles, CA; San Francisco, CA; Chicago, IL; Detroit, MI; Minneapolis, MN; New York, NY; McLean, VA

Known for being a great place to work and build a career, KPMG provides audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today's most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It's also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it's no wonder we're consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you're as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking a Manager to join ourpractice.


  • Support clients in maintaining overall compliance with CBP duty drawback regulations

  • Support the national practice with data and analytics capabilities to identify duty drawback opportunities

  • Coordinate with Global Trade Management (GTM) system implementation teams on data reporting to facilitate duty drawback filings

  • Research, write, and review duty drawback advice, formulate ideas and deliver possible future duty drawback services

  • Communicate with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on technical duty drawback matters and prepare duty drawback entries for electronic submission to CBP

  • Undertake activities to proactively enhance savings through expansion of clients' duty drawback programs


  • A minimum of five years of duty drawback experience as a customs attorney, customs broker, industry trade specialist, US Customs drawback auditor, or import specialist, which includes duty drawback experience and may include experience in The Harmonized Tariff Schedule, customs federal regulations, NAFTA, entry processes, valuation, and informed compliance methods

  • Bachelor's degree or extensive equivalent experience, along with valid credentials (CBL, CUSICO, CUSECO, CCS, CPA or JD/LLM)

  • Previous experience in a tax or advisory services firm, corporation, customs broker, government, or trade law firm

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (including Access) and top duty drawback preparation software

  • Strong interpersonal skills, good written and verbal communication/presentation skills

  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, personal appearance, family responsibility, matriculation or political affiliation, or other legally protected status. KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.

Our Benefits


KPMG offers a range of medical insurance options to meet your needs as well as prescription drug coverage, health care flexible spending accounts, and dependent day care flexible spending accounts.

Personal Time Off (PTO)

Up to 30 PTO Days per year (depending on job classification/level/years of service).


  • 401(k) and Pension Plans

  • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Health Care Flexible Spending Account

  • Mortgage Assistance Program

  • HomeBenefits@Work Program

  • Hyatt Legal Plan

  • Benefits vary by employment status.