James Kim is a Tax Manager with McDonald Jacobs. He received his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Portland State University. Prior to joining the firm in 2014, James worked at a public accounting firm in Tigard, Oregon.
James specializes in complex individual taxes and entity tax with an interest in multi-state entities. He enjoys the work culture of McDonald Jacobs, with our focus in non-profits and active role in giving back to the community. He also has experience in the automotive industry, with both OEM and aftermarket. He finds the work he does challenging and gratifying, with every new project he sees a potential to improve.
James moved from South Korea at the age of 13 to Portland, Oregon, making this city his new home. James has found a love of hiking near the Gorge and riding his motorcycle around town, as well as traveling to different countries and learning about new cultures.