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Restructuring Indirect Tax Manager

Date: Feb 6, 2019

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID141916BR
Job TitleRestructuring Indirect Tax Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationBirmingham
FunctionDeal Advisory
Service LineRestructuring
Service Line InformationIn Restructuring our clients and wider stakeholders vary considerably and include corporates (from mid-market to blue-chip), lawyers, hedge funds, lenders, PE houses, and public sector organisations.

Our service offerings develop in line with market demands and include advice on:
- Insolvency - both execution and advisory
- Exit planning and implementation
- Cash management - both crisis and strategic
- Lender advisory
- Corporate financial restructuring
- Operational restructuring, including turnaround, planning and implementation
- Impaired loan advisory services
- Chief restructuring officers
- Insurance solutions - insolvency services aimed exclusively at insurance companies.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
KPMG Restructuring are looking for an Indirect Tax specialist to join our team, supporting on engagements across the country.

The team of trusted advisors offer a full range of services to stressed and distressed businesses, ranging from formal insolvency through to advising profitable businesses on enhancing value and solving issues.

We can be flexible on home location, but this role has historically been based in the Midlands, which enables ease of travel to support on different engagements with our teams around the country.

You will provide indirect tax support to the UK restructuring team, leading on compliance in respect of formal insolvency appointments and providing advisory support across wider engagements.

The role will involve developing and maintaining relationships with key stakeholders including HMRC and senior restructuring colleagues.

Roles and Responsibilities

Compliance – managing restructuring indirect tax compliance obligations
- Running a monthly diary report to identify upcoming obligations
- Circulation of email to case managers & administrators to flag VAT return requirements, setting out review and submission deadlines
- Liaising with the wider Restructuring team to answer queries
- Reviewing VAT return workings, signing off from an indirect tax perspective
- Liaising with core teams following HMRC pre-credibility repayment enquiries
- Identifying, monitoring and compliance of other reporting requirements (EC Sales Lists, Intrastat Declarations)
- Managing the deregistration process with core teams

Advisory/other
- Reviewing sale of business contracts
- Managing the HMRC relationship across different departments
- Reviewing property transactions
- Highlighting risk areas and solutions for mitigation
- Identifying and maximising indirect tax opportunities (e.g. VAT Bad Debt Relief)
- Design and deliver training to junior resource
- Provide ongoing educational and technical support by way of presentations at team meetings

Qualifications and Skills

- Ability to work innovatively and ‘self-start’
- Ability to communicate well with operational and financial staff at all levels
- Good time management and organisational skills, together with the ability to prioritise tasks
- An ability to produce high quality, detailed and accurate work, and produce concise and creative reports and presentations

Experience and Background

- Experience working in indirect tax to potentially include relevant qualification(s)
- Solid commercial and business acumen, with evidence of experience
- Demonstrable experience in leading work-streams, advising and working alongside a range of stakeholders
- Some understanding of insolvency and Restructuring work would be beneficial
- Enjoy working in a dynamic, flexible and fast paced project environment
- Willingness to embrace work across all sectors
- Willingness to undertake some travel

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.


‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

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Returning to work after a break
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