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FS Indirect Tax Director

Date: Sep 8, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Location of roles are nationwide.

At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

We have a significant growth plan over the next three years and in order to support this we are looking to recruit motivated individuals with a commercial edge who are seeking a real challenge, at Director level across our Indirect Tax business, to build on our successes to date and help us achieve our growth targets.

Joining 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.

Key Deliverables:

You will be required to work within the Indirect Tax Financial Services team to accelerate the growth of our business. Specifically key aspects will be to:

• Build relationships with senior contacts at clients and targets. You might have a particular sector focus or expertise or may be more of an FS Indirect tax generalist. We have room for both.
• Lead business development initiatives and pitch for work with both new and existing clients, potentially both domestically and internationally.
• Build an internal network within the wider tax, legal and advisory practices of our firm
• Set the standard for insight and technical opinions delivered to the client - knowledgeable on both client business issues and KPMG solutions, and can match both effectively and deliver them in a compelling way.
• Be confident interacting at the most senior levels internally and externally, while at the same time able to interact well with peers and able to inspire and develop junior members of the team.
• Positive, enthusiastic, curious with a real passion for indirect tax and helping clients
• Strong resilience to enable flexibility in approach and ability to work under pressure.
• Effective networker with ability to understand client needs

Qualifications and Skills:

• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to quickly adapt to a range of situations and audiences from both a written and oral perspective.
• Strong attention to detail, to enable you to review complex technical problems, whilst maintaining an overall strategic and client service focused perspective, for all deliverables we produce for our clients
• Excellent internal networking skills with the ability to confidently and knowledgably communicate with other Managers, Senior Managers, Directors and Partners within our professional services environment.
• Strong business development and client facing skills with a proven history of being able to identify opportunities and convert them to commercial projects.
• Excellent project management skills and an ability to manage your own workload, as well the workloads of others in your team.

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