Tax Assistant Manager

Competitive salary and a broad range of employee benefits
17 Nov 2023
17 Dec 2023
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Job descriptionAt KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

The Team

We are currently recruiting Tax Assistant Managers to join our successful Family Office & Private Client Compliance team.

As a national practice our FO&PC team consists of 162 team members across the UK, led by 5 Partners, 3 Associate Partners and 12 Directors.

We work with a variety of high-net-worth individuals – from stakeholders in privately owned and entrepreneurial businesses, executives of multi-national firms, landed estates and senior members of private equity firms, who may be tax resident and/or domiciled in a range of jurisdictions. We also specialise in providing advice to Trusts and Estates, and Partnerships.

If you are a highly motivated qualified tax adviser/ accountant (ATT, CTA or ACA/ACCA) with experience of working in personal tax, then we’d love to hear from you.

We recognise that there are also highly motivated individuals who are qualified though experience and may not be exam qualified and we are open to considering such individuals also.

The Role

The is an advisory role and it entails managing relationships with our clients, from high-net-worth individuals and entrepreneurial clients to partnerships and providing high quality services on a wide range of personal tax matters. Compliance services will also be provided to clients, with the relationship by the individual, coordinating with compliance specialists. This role is based in London at Canary Wharf.

More specifically, some of the responsibilities will include: -

  • Ensuring the delivery of a high-quality compliance service to our clients; including the review of complex and varied tax returns, capital gains calculations, land and property accounts and complex residence and remittance issues.Managing a diverse portfolio of varied clients and being able to identify advisory opportunities
  • Managing the compliance process and adhering to and developing best practice procedures to ensure deadlines are met and risk managed appropriately.
  • Managing work in progress and ensuring prompt billing and cash collection.
Qualifications, Skills & Experience

Candidates interested in this role should have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Qualified accountant or tax advisor with experience working in a personal tax focussed environment with exposure to a varied client base.
  • Academically strong results in career to date coupled with a keen and insightful understanding of the issues facing private clients.
  • An ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative.
  • A commitment to clients, colleagues and KPMG.
  • High level of analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.
In particular, the role will suit either a high performing Assistant Manager keen to work with an exciting client base and keen to progress, or a recently qualified individual looking to gain exposure to a dynamic and entrepreneurial team.

We are also open to applicants from individuals with other relevant tax or accountancy experience that hold a suitable qualification and can demonstrate exceptional client service and a desire to develop in a new area of tax.

We recognise that as individuals, we each have needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues flexible working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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