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Corporate Tax Assistant Manager – Banking

Date: Dec 5, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140131BR
Job TitleCorporate Tax Assistant Manager – Banking
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
Service LineUK Int & Complex (UK)
Service Line InformationKPMG's International and Complex UK Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, International and Complex UK Tax can offer an exciting broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Working in the International and Complex UK Tax business at KPMG will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with clients assisting them with all their strategic tax requirements. This involves working with clients to produce complex tax computations and returns for HM Revenue & Customs, giving advice on corporate planning and restructuring projects both in the UK and Internationally.

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 DescriptionKPMG'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 Advisory team provides tax advice, compliance services and audit support to a wide range of clients. Major 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, securities dealers, general and life insurers, Lloyds insurers, insurance brokers, funds and fund managers.

The department often works as one Financial Services team and 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 industry 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.

Role and Responsibilities

- Providing tax advice to mainly Banking clients including the growth areas of BEPS, Corporate Criminal Offence, Brexit and Structural Reform, etc and supporting compliance and audit teams where tax issues are more complex
- Efficient, effective and timely delivery of client work, usually in small teams
- Development and maintenance of good client relationships, including ongoing identification of leads for new work, and liaison with other members of the client service team outside tax
- Identification of work opportunities through an internal network of contacts
- Liaising with other colleagues in tax and elsewhere to provide a complete tax service to clients
- Development of more junior staff in the team, through on-the job coaching
- Working with senior team members on identifying and following through future work opportunities and cross-selling to other disciplines.
- Maintaining up to date knowledge of Banking tax issues and consideration of impact on clients
- Assisting with carrying out detailed technical research

Qualifications, Skills and Experience

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
- A commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice
- Strong analytical skills
- History of developing strong external and internal client relationships
- Project coordination/management skills
- Banking experience would be preferred but not required, awareness of other tax and accounting areas
- The flexibility to adapt to the ever changing demands brought about by tax, regulatory and business changes

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.


‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

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

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for 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.



Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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