KPMG Names Schrecengost Tax Practice Leader
Julie Schrecengost has been named tax practice leader of KPMG LLP’s Anchorage office. Schrecengost is responsible for supporting the career development of tax professionals and the strategic direction and growth of KPMG’s Anchorage tax practice.
Schrecengost joined KPMG in 2001 and was promoted to tax managing director in 2012. She provides federal and state tax compliance and consulting services to a variety of corporate and partnership organizations and has extensive experience working with Alaska Native Corporations and their unique tax matters including natural resources and settlement trusts. She has nearly twenty years of experience serving clients in Alaska with federal and state tax planning and structuring, special consulting projects relating to acquisitions and divestitures, tax provision preparation, and broad tax compliance services.
In addition to her client responsibilities, Schrecengost serves as a tax process and technology leader certified under KPMG’s Lean Six Sigma Program, participates in quality and peer reviews, and serves as the leader of KPMG Anchorage’s Mentoring Committee and Network of Women.
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