KPMG Jamaica

Tax Manager

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KPMG Jamaica
Location
Kingston and St. Andrew
Salary
Market Competitive
Posted
07 Jun 2024
Closes
07 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

KPMG in Caricom is a member firm of KPMG International, and is comprised of offices in Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago and Barbados and the Eastern Caribbean operating as one integrated business.

KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG firms operate in 143 countries and territories with more than 273,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. Working in our Audit team within KPMG Caricom means being a part of a team of supportive and highly talented individuals who genuinely enjoy working together to deliver high-quality financial statement audits to entities within their respective sectors as well as providing valuable industry specific insights and perspectives on salient issues to our clients.

KPMG in Caricom is seeking to hire a dynamic, results-oriented and highly motivated Tax Manager. The successful candidates will be involved in all aspects of overseeing and ensuring the delivery of Tax engagements from planning through to completion. Your role will include executive level client interaction and provide you with exposure to multiple clients on a regular basis.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide tax compliance and tax advisory services to clients in all sectors.
  • Develops, manages and maintains relationships with the Inland Revenue Department and other fiscal authorities
  • Communicate with the Board of Inland Revenue on the behalf of clients to discuss and explain matters relating to the client
  • Assist corporations with setting up operations in new countries and helping to ensure the applicable tax rules are satisfied and the corporations and individual executives are in compliance with the applicable tax requirements
  • Provide workable tax solutions and delivers high quality tax service and advise
  • Assist in reviewing, interpreting and providing advice on tax legislation
  • Reviews, validates or explains the tax treatment of various transactions
  • Periodically provides tax updates on annual Budget and Finance Acts
  • Assesses tax impact on clients, develops logical tax arguments to support conclusions, and suggests solutions that are feasible to clients
  • Assists Tax Director/Partner in researching, developing and implementing tax planning strategies for clients
  • Prepares and gives presentations to attract new clients or present new tax products
  • Provide assistance to audit in reviewing tax calculations and support totax managers on engagements
  • Business Development activities including presenting at tax seminars and drafting the content for newsletters containing developments in tax legislation and budget proposals
  • Develops and maintains client relationships ​

All duties are required to be performed with a high level of attention to detail and sometimes under time constraints to meet specified deadlines.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized university in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Law
  • ACCA / CPA qualified (or equivalent) is an asset
  • 6 years’ experience in Tax
  • Experience working in a professional services environment
  • Minimum 7 years of relevant work in an auditing/tax environment.
  • Prior experience in the Big 4 will be preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory/ managerial experience ​

Compensation and benefits are very competitive and will be commensurate with experience. 

We thank all interested applicants; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 

 

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