We are currently retained by leading Consulting firm to recruit for US Tax is a Associate Director level position Bangalore (12-18 year experience in US). This individual would play a senior leadership role at the Business Tax Services(BTS) practice for US Geography, KPMG Global Services (KGS). He would be reporting in to the Head of Business Tax Services (BTS) at KGS, and would lead a team of 250+ BTS Professionals. This team is a part of Tax Core Service Delivery business unit Operational Excellence: Manage Service Delivery for BTS US and lead the evolution and transformation of operations and processes through implementation of best in class practices from across the domain. Lead and implement Quality initiatives for the Business Units and clients managed by the individual Lead and participate in the Continuous improvement activities for the operations managed by the individual Evolve a methodology to monitor and report on project / process performance and relate the same to revenue / resource utilization Business Tax Leadership Team: o As a key member of the business tax leadership team the individual will be expected to bring thought leadership aligned to the future of business tax at KGS. o Participate in building the Vision and execution of the vision for the KGS BTS service line. o Develop and maintain a strong network with the US BTS leadership. o Participate in business development activities and initiatives with the US BTS engagement teams, and manage a pipeline for KGS BTS professionals o Strong People leadership skills and leading by example. o Commercial Mind-set tuned to the BIG 4 Culture and setup o Develop & implement strategies for Talent Acquisition, Development & Retention Technical Leadership and Client Engagement: o Personal accountability in leading large client engagements for KPMG o Lead and participate in the Tax Technical and Domain knowledge enhancement projects for the professionals o Develop and Enhance personal technical knowledge and understand of US Business Tax o Contribute to thought leadership through technical white papers and research on a periodic basis. Collaboration & Teaming: o Drive best practices to ensure the continued trajectory in integration with global member firms o Actively collaborate with other service lines to deliver client excellence through a One Firm mindset o Serve as the KGS Technical Anchor and represent KGS on Key KPMG Business Tax knowledge initiatives Minimum 12-18 year experience in US Tax, with experience of signing US Tax returns, Ability to interpret US Tax Laws. SME in Partnership or Corporate Tax Minimum of 5 years of experience in working with US engagement teams Experience of working in a cross cultural environment Secondment / onshore experience in US will be an added Behavioral / team skills Improvement Mindset Commercial Mindset Exceptional communication skills. Strong Analytical ability. Target driven and customer focus. People management skills with demonstrated ability to build a transparent and cohesive team. Change management techniques that would enable to dynamically deploy resources & processes to suit the current business needs. Work collaboratively with the clients and deliver quality services by enforcing quality and KPMG standards. Provide strategic recommendations to Onshore and Offshore leadership in the development, implementation, and evaluation of new or modified operating policies, practices, and procedures. Lead and manage internal as well as onshore Governance systems and deploy effective cadence in line with the requirements of Client Engagement Teams.