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Tax Senior Manager - International & Complex tax - London

Date: Nov 27, 2020

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Role
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KPMG’s Corporates International and Complex UK Tax (“ICT”) team, focussing on the large corporates market, is a well-established group of around 40 dedicated international tax and treasury specialists who help UK and international headed groups address all of their international tax advisory needs.

We assist our clients by managing and advising on international and corporate tax projects as part of multidisciplinary and multijurisdictional teams and provide specialist UK corporation tax advice on a variety of complex issues including; global tax strategy and structure, cross border financing, expanding into new markets (including the UK), the appropriate location for assets and activity, reorganisations, cross border structuring, rationalisation and divestment.
We are looking for a Tax Senior Manager to join our ICT team in London. The individual would manage a variety of UK corporation tax, international tax and treasury related projects and advise a portfolio of clients. There are ambitious growth plans for the team as we have recently invested in a number of senior hires that are well established in the marketplace.
The Responsibilities
This role involves working on and managing a range of projects and clients, focussing on the large corporates market, across a range of sectors. The work includes:
• Advising UK and international groups on a range of cross border tax issues, group structuring, financing, inbound and outbound investment, intellectual property structuring etc.
• Advising clients on a variety of complex UK corporation tax issues (including, but not limited to, the UK CFC rules, the taxation of loan relationships, derivatives, intangible assets, foreign exchange, Diverted Profits Tax etc.)
• Project managing cross border teams and UK client service teams on an ongoing basis on advisory projects. This involves liaising with specialists, overseas member firms and external advisers, to deliver successful projects and expertise to those clients.
• Be market facing with allocated clients and target organisations.
• Building strong working relationships with key client contacts.
• Managing teams, coaching and developing junior members of staff.
• Being actively involved in business development and proposal activity.
• Identify key client issues that represent opportunities for other KPMG teams to capitalise on and play active role in introductions.
• Lead by example with client relationships, technical quality and service delivery.
• Actively promote the team and personal profile to internal networks, in order to promote collaboration and increase internal leads.
The Person
The successful candidate will have the following skills:
• CTA, CA, ACA, ACCA or equivalently qualified.
• UK corporation tax and international corporate tax advisory background. Display technical strength in UK corporation tax and international corporate tax issues.
• Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.
• Sound judgement, including the ability to identify and evaluate risk issues and know when to involve others.
• Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude that translates across the team.
• Displays an inclusive, collaborative approach and operates in a respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community.
• A strong motivation to develop and coach junior team members.
• Brings insight and effectively applies knowledge to business and client problems.
• 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.


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