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Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Gatwick (Nat.Mkts)

Date: Jun 25, 2019

Location: Gatwick, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145558BR
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.

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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 DescriptionResponsibilities

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

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Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

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