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Tax Assistant

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID132676BR
Job TitleTax Assistant
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
Service LinePeople Services
Service Line InformationKPMG's People Services practice is a dynamic and successful area of our Tax, Pensions and Legal Services business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, People Services can offer a very broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Our People Services practice encompasses a wide range of areas across Global Mobility Services (GMS), Employer Reward Services (ERS) and Technology. Our GMS team assists organisations to manage their globally mobile workforce. For our clients we provide a single source of advisory and compliance experience covering all aspects of global mobility and international assignments. Services range from international tax compliance and consultancy, advising on international social security and pensions through to helping clients to design their global mobility policies or move into a new territory. Our ERS team brings a number of key elements under one umbrella, Reward, Employment Solutions and Employee Benefit Solutions all delivering a wide range of services. The scope is broad, covering payroll and HMRC compliance, employee reward and benefit strategy design including technology, executive strategic reward, valuation services, workforce management and advice on national minimum wage and gender pay gap. Our technology team provides cutting-edge solutions and tools to help clients in both the GMS and ERS space, helping them meet their compliance requirements, work more effeciently and minimise their risk.

KPMG OverviewJoining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.

Job DescriptionKPMG's People Services practice is a dynamic and successful area of our Tax, Pensions and Legal Services business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, People Services offer a very broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Our People Services practice encompasses a wide range of areas across Global Mobility Services (GMS) and Employer Reward Services (ERS).

Our GMS team assists organisations to manage their globally mobile workforce. We provide a single source of advisory and compliance experience covering all aspects of
international assignments. Services range from income tax compliance, advising on international social security and pensions through to helping clients to design their global mobility policies or move into a new territory.

Our ERS team brings a number of key elements under one umbrella, Reward, Employment Solutions and Employee Benefit Solutions. The scope is broad, covering employer withholding and reporting compliance (such as national minimum wage and gender pay gap), employee reward and benefit strategy design. It includes technology, executive strategic reward, valuation services, and workforce management..

We are looking for remarkable candidates, ready for early assumption of responsibilities and close, regular contact with our dynamic partner group.
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Once you have submitted an application, you may be requested to take part in a short telephone interview. If successful, you will be invited to an in-person interview to find out whether this is the right choice for you.

To register your interest in attending, please apply below and specify your area of interest.
Successful candidates will join us in early 2019 – when you will start your People Services technical training programme in London.

Role & Responsibilities:

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Building and maintaining good relationships with clients
- Being the day-to-day contact for allocated clients
- Preparation of Income Tax calculations
- Preparation of Tax Equalisation calculations
- Conduct arrival/departure briefings
- Preparation of written advice for clients
- Project management of advisory projects carried out for clients
- Ensuring clients are provided with up to date information on GMS developments
- Involvement in business development/proposals
- Working with large clients/mid-size clients

Experience and Background:
We anticipate that you will currently be working in a role involving one or more of the following areas:
- Accounting, Finance and Internal Audit
- IT, systems and data & analytics
- Logistics and supply chain management
- Law
- Sales & marketing

You should have:
- At least 1 year of relevant work experience
- Excellent written and spoken English as well as Japanese (equivalent to JLPT N1)
- Understanding of Japanese professional practices and business customs
- Curiosity about the world of business and how commercial organisations adapt to changing market conditions
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to remain calm and professional when working to deadlines
- The confidence and ability to question established practices and processes and suggest improvements
- The flexibility to be able to respond to sudden changes in workload
- Good knowledge of Word and Excel packages would also be advantageous
- Your enthusiasm, ambition and curiosity are what we seek

Our DealAt KPMG, your long-term future is every bit as important to us as it is to you. That’s why our aim is to give you experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime. Whether it’s great training and development, mobility opportunities or corporate responsibility volunteering activities – you’ll gain a wealth of experiences on which to build a rewarding career. We’re a firm that encourages you to be yourself, values your contribution, and inspires you to act as a role model, always focused on doing the right thing for each other, our clients and our communities.

We’re at our best when you’re at your best; that’s why we’ve created ‘Our Deal’ and ‘The Academy’. Our Deal is the way we speak about the colleague experience and the expectations we have of our people. We expect the best from our people and in return we provide a stimulating, collaborative environment where each person can reach their extraordinary potential. Through ‘The Academy’, you’ll have access to communities which will support and develop you so that you build your skills and career. From introducing secondment programmes to preferential banking, and student loan payments to your birthday off, we’re making sure that our people have an amazing experience.

Flexible WorkingWhile our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly.

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 all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We pride ourselves on being a place where your individuality is valued; you can be yourself and still achieve your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results to 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 by viewing our Policy

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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