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Frank Giordano

Partner, Tax - Business Unit Leader GTA

KPMG in Canada

Frank is a tax Partner and business unit leader of the GTA Tax team. Frank stepped into this role effective October 1st, 2019 and brings with him 25 years of extensive experience in many areas of KPMG. In this role, his focus is to continue the strong momentum of the GTA Tax practice with an emphasis on innovation, digital solutions and collaboration as catalysts to further growth.

In the past, Frank has held several leadership positions within KPMG including, Deputy Business Unit Leader for GTA Tax, leader of the Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT) practice of KPMG’s Toronto office, Country Leader of KPMG’s Global Compliance Management Services (GCMS) practice in Canada and a member of KPMG’s Global Steering Committee for the GCMS practice.  Most recently, Frank was the Business Unit Leader for Centres of Intelligent Delivery and Innovation (iDi) tasked with innovating our delivery of recurring tax engagements such as tax compliance services.  During this time, he built his practice with a focus on Canadian corporate taxation, including leading and participating in large scale global compliance outsourcing engagements.  He led one of KPMG in Canada’s largest global outsourcing engagements involving compliance services for more than 300 entities across 92 countries. 

Frank has spent much of his career advising clients on Canadian corporate tax matters including, reorganizations, providing structuring advice on international expansion, including the centralization of intellectual property, assisting clients in evaluating M&A opportunities with due diligence services and providing tax structuring advice on efficient integration of acquired businesses. He also has extensive experience with tax accounting matters under IFRS and US GAAP and has served as lead tax partner on some of KPMG’s largest audit clients.

Areas of expertise

Corporate Tax Global Compliance Management Services International Tax Tax Accounting Services - US GAAP Tax implications of mergers and acquisitions Transactions
Frank Giordano

Education and qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Sciences, York University

  • Bachelor of Administrative Studies, York University

Accreditation

  • CPA, CA

  • Canadian Tax Compliance

  • Canadian Tax Consulting

  • Tax Accounting and IFRS

Community Involvement

  • Lecturer, University of Toronto

  • Instructor at the School of Accountancy through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario

  • Member of the board of directors for the childhood Development Institute Foundation

  • Member of the board of directors for the Aptus Treatment Centres for children and adults with complex disabilities

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