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Tax Assistant - Global Mobility Services, Midlands

Date: Feb 11, 2021

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.


At 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.

KPMG's Global Mobility Services (GMS) practice is a diverse and fast-growing area of our Tax business. We serve the biggest names in the Financial Services community, with high-profile engagements touching every corner of the world. Our GMS engagement teams are “360 degree service oriented”, with tax technical, team leadership, and client-facing responsibilities as part of each successful manager’s remit.
We are looking for remarkable candidates, ready for early assumption of responsibilities and close, regular contact with our dynamic partner group.

Role and Responsibilities

- Building and maintaining good relationships with clients
- Being a regular contact for allocated clients
- Preparation of tax returns and preparation of Income Tax/NIC calculations
- Assisting with and conducting arrival/departure briefings
- Contributing to client service teams, helping ensure they function smoothly and effectively, including preparation of monthly billing
- Preparation of written advice and reports for clients
- Ensuring clients are provided with up to date information on GMS developments
- Involvement in business development/proposals
- Working with large/mid-tier clients

Qualifications and Skills

- Commit to working towards being ATT qualified or equivalent professional qualification.

Experience and Background

- At least 1 years’ experience in international tax services, including preparation of tax returns, assisting in tax briefings and advisory work (Optional. We would accept someone with less experience if we felt they were right candidate taking into account other relevant factors below)
- Energetic, committed, and ambitious
- High level personal responsibility and accountability for own work
- Capacity to receive positive, constructive feedback
- Analytical; identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
- Communicates with impact, both in speech and writing, and in a way that is open, honest, consistent, and clear
- Safeguards and enhances the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
- Motivated by a passion for the international aspects of our work, professional proficiency, and a desire to serve and lead excellent global service teams
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
- Flexible, positive outlook, with a commitment to team working
- Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under own initiative
- Capable of working to deadlines, showing resilience under pressure and ability to apply knowledge to non-routine situations
- You should be able to demonstrate sound professional judgement including the ability to identify issues/concerns and consult where appropriate with more senior staff

We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular 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 agile 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.

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