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Assistant Manager - Private Client

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID146008BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager - Private Client
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LinePrivate Client
Service Line InformationKPMG's Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, Tax can offer a surprisingly broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Working in the Private Client department at KPMG will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with a variety of clients, from Executives of multi-national firms to professional sportsmen, entertainers and senior members of private equity firms who may be tax resident in a range of jurisdictions as you work with entrepreneurial businesses, shareholder owned companies and high net worth individuals providing a mixture of advice and compliance services.

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 DescriptionWe are currently looking to recruit a Assistant Manager to join our successful Private Client team in Leeds. The team work with a variety of high net worth individuals – from business and property entrepreneurs to executives of multi-national firms and senior members of private equity firms; retired entrepreneurs and other High Net Worth families, many of whom have International aspects to their tax affairs.

Roles and Responsibilities

This is an advisory role requiring an Assistant Manager with significant previous private client experience. You will need to be comfortable with managing your time from working on many projects at once to supporting more senior colleagues with business development. This is not a portfolio role.

More specifically your responsibilities will include:

- Ensuring the delivery of a high quality personal tax service to our clients;
- Being able to provide personal tax advice on a wide range of assignments including inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax;
- Providing advice on a range of transactions including pre-sale structuring, corporate reorganisations and demergers;
- Providing original and creative thinking to solve tax problems, frequently leading to providing wholly bespoke tax advice and solutions on one-off assignments;
- Project managing tax advisory assignments to ensure deadlines, risk management and compliance procedures are all met;
- Managing work in progress and ensuring prompt billing and cash collection;
- Overseeing the performance and career development of partly and newly qualified staff.
- Taking an instrumental role in delivering high quality advice consulting where appropriate but taking full ownership of the client deliverable.

Qualifications and Skills

- Qualified accountant or tax specialist with experience of working in a similar environment with exposure to varied advisory assignments.
- Academically strong results in career to date coupled with a deep technical understanding of the issues facing private clients.
- Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and constructively at a variety of levels with clients, their other professional advisors and colleagues.
- A keen and insightful understanding of the issues facing clients and an ability to deliver bespoke tax solutions to meet their needs.
- Strong project management skills.
- An ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative.
- A commitment to clients, colleagues and KPMG.
- The role may suit a particularly high performing Assistant Manager keen to progress or, more likely, an individual with established advisory experience looking to join a dynamic and entrepreneurial team.

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.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.

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