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Tax Manager - Banking Corporate - London

Date: Nov 27, 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

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Banking Corporate Tax Team

KPMG'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.

The Banking Corporate Tax team provides tax advice, compliance and audit support work to a wide range of banking, fintech and financial markets infrastructure clients. Major banking clients include HSBC, JP Morgan, Lloyds, RBS and Goldman Sachs.
The team is part of the wider Financial Services group and provides opportunities to get involved in, for example, M&A and Insurance work, as well as Banking. We advise companies across the whole of the financial services industry including UK and foreign banks, financial markets infrastructure participants, securities dealers, general and life insurers, Lloyds insurers, insurance brokers, funds and fund managers.

Corporate Tax Advisors are often the main relationship holders for Tax, Pensions and Legal and work closely with other areas of the tax practice as well as Deal Advisory, Risk Consulting, Management Consulting and Audit, acting as a springboard for sales in many other areas of TPL and the rest of the firm.

The team focuses on the provision of high quality commercial advice to our clients. Our approach has as its foundation a thorough understanding of our clients’ business strategy as well as the industries in which they operate. This enables us to work in partnership with them and to provide tailored and robust tax solutions to support their corporate goals. The work focuses on corporate tax advisory services, and includes building long-lasting client relationships and coordination of all tax services to clients.
Manager Role and Responsibilities:

• Ensure that client work is managed and delivered effectively, with good financial hygiene maintained
• Develop and maintain good client relationships across a portfolio of clients, identify leads for new work, liaise with other members of the client service team within and outside tax.
• Identify work opportunities through an internal network of contacts
• Help develop more junior staff in the team through coaching, mentoring and performance management
• Liaise with other colleagues in tax and elsewhere to provide a complete tax service to clients
• Carry out detailed technical research
As a manager you will work closely with senior managers, directors and partners on a wide range of projects and a portfolio of clients.
Qualifications and Skills:

We are looking for people who are keen to work in an environment that offers plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development. Whilst working with us you will broaden your project management and technical skills and your commercial acumen. You will also have the opportunity to work with many talented people within the KPMG global network, the financial community and other professional advisers. The person best suited to a role is someone who is bright, driven and confident.

• CTA and/or ACA/CA and/or equivalent legal/HMRC/international qualification is essential
• You should have an ability to communicate effectively at all levels (internally and externally) and be a team worker
• You should also possess sound judgement, including the ability to identify and evaluate risk issues and know when to involve others
• Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
• High level analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice are required
• The ability to manage your time effectively to produce quality output on multiple projects, often concurrently, is required
Experience and Background:

• Strong UK Corporate Tax knowledge and awareness of other tax and accounting areas is essential
• Experience of team working is essential
• Tax accounting and tax compliance experience is preferred
• Experience within the Banking sector is preferred
• Experience of managing a team is preferred


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