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Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Gatwick (Nat.Mkts)

Date: May 3, 2019

Location: Gatwick, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID137719BR
Job TitleCorporate Tax Assistant Manager - Gatwick (Nat.Mkts)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineUK Int & Complex (UK)
Service Line InformationKPMG's International and Complex UK Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, International and Complex UK Tax can offer an exciting broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Working in the International and Complex UK Tax business at KPMG will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with clients assisting them with all their strategic tax requirements. This involves working with clients to produce complex tax computations and returns for HM Revenue & Customs, giving advice on corporate planning and restructuring projects both in the UK and Internationally.

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

For each client, working as a member of the client service team to provide corporate tax services including:

- Providing tax technical advice to clients on a range of issues depending on the nature of the clients business and what they are doing with the business, for example:

o Refinancing
o Mergers and Acquisitions
o Expansion plans
o Entering new markets
o Developing new products
o Moving premises
o Staff reward issues

- Overseeing the provision of tax compliance services, including:

o Maintaining contact with the client and agreeing scope of works
o Agreeing scope, budget, timetable etc with the Centre of Excellence (“CoE”)
o Acting as an interface between the client and CoE
o Providing guidance to the team in the CoE on complex issues
o Implementing the firm's advice in submitting returns and negotiating with HM Revenue & Customs
o Reviewing corporation tax computations

Being the principal contact with small to medium sized clients on day to day tax matters and working with Managers and Senior Managers on larger clients

- Developing a trusted advisor relationship with your clients to enable you to deepen your understanding of the client’s business issues and identify opportunities to provide support and advice.
- Participating with Managers and more senior members of the team in business development activities
- Coaching junior members of staff and supervising their work
- Dealing with client billing
- Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures
- Liaising with the client service team and colleagues in other tax disciplines as well as the audit and accounting discipline to provide a co-ordinated service to the client
- Working with specialists to deliver expertise to the market
- Discussing new tax ideas and developments with clients
- Understanding the implications for clients of changes in legislation and HMRC practice to articulate these to clients and the potential impact on their tax position
- Advising the client on the computational treatment of contentious issues
- Carrying out tax audits and advising the audit team of potential tax exposures
- Assisting clients with management of their relationships with HMRC taking account of the risk assessment process, HMRC operational approach, dispute resolution and working with clients on remedial work in connection with their processes and controls.
- Assisting clients with Tax governance including control frameworks, establishing and controlling tax risk and the requirements of the SAO legislation

The Individual

- Qualified (ACA or CTA) or equivalent, with post-qualification experience
- Sound knowledge of UK corporate taxation and preferably an awareness of international tax issues
- 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 strong relationships with clients and to build new relationships with new 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

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

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.

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