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Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Public Sector (Nat. Mkts)

Date: Jul 16, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143253BR
Job TitleCorporate Tax Assistant Manager - Public Sector (Nat. Mkts)
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 DescriptionRoles and Responsibilities

For each client, working as a member of the client service team to provide Corporate Tax Advisory services to our Public Sector clients including:

- Being the principal contact with clients on day to day tax matters
- Involvement on tax advisory and planning work on client portfolio
- Discussing new tax ideas with clients
- Experience of working in the charity sector or with not for profits preferred. Experience of International Tax issues rather than awareness (including the interaction of taxes VAT, - CT and Income Tax)
- Experience of Property Tax
- Working with specialists to deliver expertise to the local market
- Responding appropriately to requests from clients for other KPMG services
- Planning compliance work and taking responsibility for managing the process through to submission of tax computations
- Supervising the work of junior members of staff, principally the preparation of tax computations and tax payment advice plus correspondence with
- Reviewing corporation tax computations
- Co-ordinating tax payments, loss relief, capital allowances, group relief and other claims
- Liaising with the client service team and with colleagues in the audit and accounting discipline to provide a co-ordinated service to the client
- Advising the client on the computational treatment of contentious issues
- Implementing the firm's advice in submitting returns and negotiating with HM Revenue & Customs
- Monitoring the tax compliance position using tax administration software
- Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures
- Carrying out tax audits in accordance with terms of reference agreed with the audit team. Advising the audit team of potential tax exposure HM Revenue & Customs
- Ensuring fees are raised regularly, identifying situations where overruns can be billed and assisting Senior Managers in billing for advisory work
- Sound knowledge of UK corporate taxation
- Awareness of international tax issues
- Ability to keep up to date technically
- Sound knowledge of accountancy principles, in particular accounting for tax (including deferred taxation and accounts presentation)

Qualifications and Skills

- Ideally CTA / ACA / ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
- Prior Corporate Tax experience

Experience and Background

- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work
- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
- Identifies and pursues business opportunities
- Continuously learns from experiences. Seeks out feedback and development opportunities
- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback. Coaches less experienced staff
- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community
- Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear
- Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
- Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external)

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