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GCMS Tax Manager (Nat. Mkts)

Date: Apr 10, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID136299BR
Job TitleGCMS Tax Manager (Nat. Mkts)
CountryUnited Kingdom
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.

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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 Description
Function and service line information

KPMG's tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. Within the national tax practice, our London Region National Markets tax team is focussed on advising clients across a broad range of industries including manufacturing, retail, distribution and service industry clients ranging from owner managed businesses, international groups, smaller listed companies and private equity backed portfolio companies.

The GCMS service area within the tax practice is one of the fastest growing areas and KPMG is widely considered the market leader in this area both within the UK and internationally.
The GCMS team is focused on managing the compliance aspects for large clients including:
— Managing tax and statutory compliance/reporting outsourcing work on a regional/global basis; and
— Consulting on tax processes and technology aspects.

Roles and Responsibilities
This is an exciting time to be part of the London Region National Markets GCMS team. We are looking for excellent candidates with a proven track record who are seeking a dynamic and challenging working environment.
This person will have responsibility for managing the delivery of work on the above types of projects working with multiple stakeholders and teams across Tax and Accounting/Finance (at both the client and KPMG). In addition, this person will also play a key role in supporting the winning of new work by managing proposals and discussions with targets and clients.

Key responsibilities include:
— Project managing the overall delivery of global and UK large corporate outsourcing projects within the London Region team;
— Managing process/technology consulting projects covering a range of areas (e.g. process improvements/mapping etc.) by leveraging the expertise or knowledge developed in tax compliance and reporting work;
— Contributing to sales activities by supporting proposals and other targeting meetings;
— Establishing and maintaining strong client relationships with both existing and new clients; and
— Generate additional work opportunities.

Qualifications and Skills
— ACA or CTA qualified; and/or
— Project Management qualifications

Awareness or experience of corporate tax (e.g. tax compliance) will be helpful.

Experience and Background
The successful candidate will have some of the following skills:
— Strong project management/co-ordination skills and experience (e.g. on other global compliance outsourcing engagements).
— Strong organisational skills to manage large and complex projects/programmes and ability to interact with different stakeholders at all levels.
— Ability to build strong relationships with clients and also internally within KPMG UK and overseas teams.
— Proactive and ‘self-starter’. Anticipate issues and proactively resolve them using a commercial approach.
— A consulting mind-set which allows for innovative thinking in the area of compliance consulting.
— A good understanding of compliance and reporting risk and controls areas (Sarbanes Oxley, practical insights).
— Some awareness of how tax interacts with accounting systems although specialist technology knowledge is not required.
— Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback. Coaches and develops less experienced staff.
— Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication skills.
— Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear.
— 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.
— Continuously learns from experiences. Seeks out feedback and development opportunities. Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community.
— Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information.
— Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience.

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.

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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 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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