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Assistant Manager - Indirect Tax

Date: Jun 7, 2019

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143642BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager - Indirect Tax
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineIndirect Tax
Service Line InformationKPMG indirect tax provides advice to clients across the UK in respect of the various indirect tax regimes in the UK. This includes VAT, Customs and Excise, Insurance Premium Tax and the “Green Taxes” such as Landfill Tax and Aggregates Levy. We work closely with our clients to understand their businesses and ensure that they meet their obligations and manage the complex issues which can arise with the application of Indirect Tax legislation.

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Job DescriptionThe Role

Working in the Indirect Tax department at KPMG will give you the opportunity to guide clients through the complexities of indirect tax matters. This involves advising clients on the correct VAT treatment of transactions, helping to ensure efficient VAT compliance at both a detailed and strategic level whilst minimising any risk of interest or penalties

Roles and Responsibilities

For each client, working as a member of the client service team to provide Indirect Tax Advisory services including

- Involvement in indirect tax advisory work (both domestic and international) on client portfolio
- Discussing new tax issues and opportunities with clients
- Working with specialists to deliver expertise to the local market
- Responding appropriately to requests from clients for other KPMG services
- Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures
- Carrying out VAT reviews to identify tax risks and opportunities.
- Ensuring fees are raised regularly, identifying situations where overruns can be billed and assisting Senior Managers and Partners in billing for advisory work
- Supervising the work of junior members of staff
- Sound knowledge of UK VAT legislation
- Project managing cross border teams and UK client service teams on advisory projects as required. This involves liaising with specialists, overseas member firms and external advisers to deliver successful projects and expertise to those clients.
- Ability to keep up to date technically

Qualifications and Skills

- Prior Indirect Tax experience
- Ideally CTA / ACA / CA / ACCA qualified (or equivalent), but not essential

.Experience and Background

- Ability to work as part of a team and show initiative to drive projects forward
- Strong inter-personal skills - the role will involve developing a strong internal network, coaching junior staff and client facing responsibilities.
- Inquisitive with attention to detail
- Practical approach to problem solving
- Personal effectiveness and commitment
- Client focused and commercially aware

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

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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