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Tax Assistant Manager - Corporate Tax, North

Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

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The Role

KPMG’s North 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 in a dual role our Corporate Tax Team based in Liverpool, and our Property 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 tax advisory services, compliance management and business development. This will include:

• Providing tax advisory services to a variety of clients and managing the successful delivery of commercially viable and technically excellent advice to a variety of clients involving tax efficient structuring, international and other advisory work.

• Managing client relationships and becoming the focal tax point of contact.

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

• Managing the tax compliance process (delivered by our Tax Centre of Excellence).

• Driving the tax advice on a wide range of projects.

• Managing teams and coaching and developing staff.

• Ensuring all risk procedures are adhered to.

• Excellence in financial management.



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. The candidate will need to have an understanding of the property developer and investment sector.

• 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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