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Tax Assistant – Corporate Tax – Tax Centre of Excellence

Date: Mar 16, 2019

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140618BR
Job TitleTax Assistant – Corporate Tax – Tax Centre of Excellence
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationGlasgow
FunctionTax
Service LineTax Central
Service Line InformationKPMG's Tax Centre of Excellence carries out the vast majority of the tax compliance work across the whole UK Firm and comprises over over 300 qualified tax compliance experts and supporting staff. Our vision is to become the most respected compliance team in the UK and help our clients cope with their rapidly changing tax compliance needs. We have 3 main locations in Glasgow, Manchester and Birmingham, but also support a large number of remote workers, in short we offer flexibility in our ways of working. Over the next 2 years we are looking to increase both our scope of specialisations and our service offering as well as deploying class leading tax technology to deliver a great service to KPMG's clients.

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 DescriptionThe Role

We are now looking for Tax Assistants to join us here at KPMG UK LLP. Some previous UK Corporate Tax Experience is required, which would include that gained undertaking a mixed tax role.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work to tight deadlines and produce a first class product ready for issue to our clients. This will involve working closely with tax professionals based in all of KPMG’s UK offices, along with our offshore partners (who manage processing aspects), to deliver a seamless service to our clients.

The corporate tax team based in the TCoE is an integral part of our overall offering to clients. The roles involve working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors.

Roles and Responsibilities

- Provide day to day support to Managers and Assistant Managers to assist with their portfolio of clients.
- Prepare the first draft tax computation for a portfolio of clients, take responsibility for ensuring their tax computations are prepared on a timely basis for review
- Understand the client requirements at the start of each compliance cycle based on instructions received and timetable agreed with the client and deliver work in accordance with those requirements.
- Liaise with the client to obtain information required to prepare tax computations.
- Identify technical issues, prepare initial technical analysis and liaison with senior colleagues to resolve technical position.
- Build and maintain relationships with teams in other KPMG offices and with our offshore partners.
- Assist with other ad hoc tax compliance work including tax accounting.
- Follow KPMG best practice and policy around the compliance process.

The Person

Qualifications and Skills

The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:

- Previous tax experience
- Strong attention to detail and excellent computer skills.
- Excellent team working and organisational skills
- Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.
- Academic aptitude to eventually study towards Tax Professional Qualifications

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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