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Assistant Tax Manager - Deal Advisory, National Markets, Scotland

Date: Jul 19, 2021

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

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The Role

KPMG’s Scotland’s tax team is a fast-growing part of the KPMG tax practice. We are looking for excellent candidates with a proven track record who are seeking a dynamic and challenging working environment within a strong supportive leadership and management team. The marketplace is diverse with a client and target base of UK listed, PE backed, inbound and privately-owned businesses.

This current vacancy is for an Assistant Manager to join our Deals Advisory Tax Team based in Manchester. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a confident, outward-facing skillset, and who is willing to invest time and energy in the marketplace.

The Responsibilities

• The role involves a mix of advisory work on deal related tax issues. This will include:

• Providing clear and technical excellent tax advice on deal related work, including diligence (buy and sell side), structuring advice and advice on reorganisations. Clients are a mix of international clients, privately owned business and private equity funds.

• The ability to explain complex tax issues clearly and succinctly.

• Managing client relationships and liaising with clients.

• Working with the wider Deal Advisory Tax team on a wide variety of projects.

• Understanding the client's business and identifying areas for the provision of tax and other services

• Managing teams and coaching and developing staff.

• Ensuring all risk procedures are adhered to.

• Excellence in financial management in respect of managing client WIP and fees.

The Person

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

• Qualified CTA or ACA/CA or equivalent

• Strong knowledge of UK corporate Taxes and an awareness of other tax and accounting areas.

• Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.

• High level analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice.

• Ability to work as part of a multifunctional team.

• Strong task and team management skills.

• Ability to build client relationships.

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