Tax Assistant Manager

Cambridge, Gatwick, London, Milton Keynes, Watford
Competitive salary and a broad range of employee benefits
30 May 2024
30 Jun 2024
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Job description

104304 Tax Assistant Manager – Advisory & Compliance

Why Join KPMG as a Tax Assistant Manager: Corporate Tax Advisory & Compliance

The KPMG Corporate Tax team is a fast-growing part of the KPMG tax practice. Operating from London regional offices, we do work which, serving the region with diligence and expertise.

KPMG's Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, Tax can offer a surprisingly broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people.

We are recruiting for an experienced Tax Assistant Manager to provide UK tax advisory and compliance services to our clients and targets.

The team is diverse and collaborative, with individuals based nationwide. we embraced hybrid and flexible working long before it became the norm! Our team has a mix of backgrounds and whatever your background we will give you the support, encouragement, and training to thrive at KPMG.

What will you be doing?

  • Being the principal contact with many clients on day-to-day tax matters and working with managers, senior managers, directors or partners on larger clients.
  • Being involved on tax advisory and planning work on client portfolio and working with senior colleagues and specialists to deliver expertise to the local market.
  • Assisting with business development and attending client events.
  • Reviewing corporation tax computations and advising the client on the computational treatment of contentious issues. 
  • Co-ordinating tax payments, loss relief, capital allowances, group relief and other claims.
  • Responding appropriately to requests from clients for other KPMG services. 
  • Co-ordinating a number of different teams internally to provide a single point of contact for the client in delivering a comprehensive cross-tax offering.
  • Delegating delivery of work to junior colleagues whilst maintaining control of quality and timetables.
  • Coaching and developing more junior members of staff.
  • Maintaining strong financial management of client accounts. For example, making sure that fees are raised regularly and identifying situations where overruns can be billed.
  • Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures.

What will you need to do it?

  • Qualified (ACA/ACCA or CTA or equivalent).
  • Sound knowledge of UK corporate taxation.
  • Sound knowledge of accountancy principles, in particular accounting for tax (including deferred taxation and accounts disclosures).
  • Strong time and task management skills. 
  • Able to remain calm when under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work.
  • Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external).
  • A practical approach to problems with client focus and commercial awareness.
  • Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work. Continuously learns from experiences. Seeks out feedback and development opportunities.
  • Ability to build good relationships with clients.
  • Communicates with impact in a way that is open, honest, consistent, and clear.
  • Ability to work as part of a team. Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback. 
  • Coaches less experienced staff.
  • Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients, and the wider community

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To discuss this or wider Tax roles with our recruitment team, all you need to do is apply, create a profile, upload your CV and begin to make your mark with KPMG.

Our Locations:

We are open to talk to talent across the country but our core hubs for the team are:

  • London
  • Watford
  • Milton Keynes
  • Cambridge
  • Gatwick

This position will be based in the London region, ideally London

With 20 sites across the UK, we can potentially facilitate office work, working from home, flexible hours, and
part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please register and discuss this with our team.

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