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Senior Manager - Global Mobility Services (US)

Date: Jun 20, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID122029BR
Job TitleSenior Manager - Global Mobility Services (US)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
Service LinePeople Services
Service Line InformationKPMG'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 People Services group delivers services ranging from taxation and compliance advice for private clients, to assisting organisations in areas such as International Executive Services. We also assist pension funds (or the companies that sponsor them) to manage pensions issues. Our activities are diverse in scope, but can be grouped according to the different business issues they help our clients address.

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 DescriptionGMS – Senior Manager

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.
We are looking for a GMS Senior Manager to work in the People Services Banking team working on a portfolio of large US clients.

Role and Responsibilities

- Manage a portfolio of US clients and lead the junior team on those clients
- Review US tax returns
- Build, maintain and lead strong relationships with clients
- Take ownership for finances and billing
- Day to day contact for allocated clients, supported by a strong team
- Ensuring clients are provided with up to date information on Global Mobility Services (GMS) developments
- Helping to advise clients on GMS issues, helping ensure they function smoothly and effectively
- Project management of advisory projects carried out for clients
- Be involved in all aspects of US cross border advisory - covering tax, Social Security, process, policy and efficiencies
- Carry out US arrival/departure briefings for senior assignees
- Get involved in business development/proposals
- Managing and coaching of staff

Qualifications and Skills

US CPA or EA

Experience and Background

- Previous extensive experience working in expatriate tax services, experience of working in the Banking sector advantageous
- Energetic, committed, and ambitious
- High level personal responsibility and accountability for team work
- Analytical; identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
- Communicates with impact, both in speech and writing, and in a way that is open, honest, consistent, and clear
- Safeguards and enhances the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
- Motivated by a passion for the international aspects of our work, professional proficiency, and a desire to serve and lead excellent global service teams
- Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under own initiative
- Capable of working to deadlines, showing resilience under pressure and an ability to apply knowledge to non-routine situations
- Demonstrates sound professional judgement including the ability to identify issues/concerns and consult where appropriate with more senior staff.

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

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.

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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