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Assistant Manager - Private Client Tax

Date: Mar 6, 2019

Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID136976BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager - Private Client Tax
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LinePrivate Client
Service Line InformationKPMG'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. Working in the Private Client department at KPMG will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with a variety of clients, from Executives of multi-national firms to professional sportsmen, entertainers and senior members of private equity firms who may be tax resident in a range of jurisdictions as you work with entrepreneurial businesses, shareholder owned companies and high net worth individuals providing a mixture of advice and compliance services.

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
We are currently considering applications in our National Markets business for our Bristol and Reading offices from candidates with Private Client Advisory experience; particularly high-performing individuals with the skills to deliver to our client base of a variety of high net worth individuals – from Executives of multi-national firms to professional sportsmen, entertainers and Senior members of private equity firms; who may be tax resident in a range of jurisdictions. in both advisory and compliance matters.

Our Private Client department in the South West region is led by two Partners and two Directors with the team of 40 covering the South of England from our offices in Bristol and Reading. If you are a highly motivated newly qualified Accountant (CTA or ACA/ACCA) with at least three years’ experience of working in personal tax/Private Client tax, then we’d like to hear from you.

The role entails working with entrepreneurial businesses, shareholder owned companies and high net worth individuals providing a mixture of advice and compliance services.

Roles and Responsibilities

- Running a portfolio, to include tax compliance and advice, and acting as first point of contact for your clients.
- You will be strongly encouraged to develop relationships with them Drafting advice, ranging from short e-mails to long and complex reports, often covering other taxes such as CT, VAT & SDLT. This will often involve reading legislation and commentaries, and consulting with our network of specialists
- Co-ordinating the advice provided by other tax skills sets and where appropriate, overseas offices.
- Carrying out detailed technical research in a variety of areas.
- There will be some involvement in business development activities however initially this will involve researching targets and supporting proposals

Qualifications and Skills

- Qualified accountant with experience working with entrepreneurial businesses or tax specialist with prior experience of working in a similar environment with exposure to varied advisory assignments.

Experience and Background

• Must be driven, ambitious and enthusiastic.
- Ability to develop and maintain client relationships.
- Good social skills, numerical ability, problem-solving, and written English.
- A strong desire to learn.
- High level of analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing a advice.
- Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.

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.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy

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