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Immigration Assistant

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID146018BR
Job TitleImmigration Assistant
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
Service LineLegal Services
Service Line InformationThe Legal Services Team sits within KPMG Tax. Its establishment flows naturally from KPMG’s long history of successfully delivering multidisciplinary services to clients. Its vision is to be the legal adviser of choice for KPMG’s clients when it comes to their people, corporate structures, internal arrangements, regulatory requirements and disputes with HMRC. Core corporate, commercial and employment law teams, and a market leading tax litigation team, are already in place. Over the next few years, these teams will grow and Legal Services will expand into other areas of law that fit within its vision and the needs of KPMG’s clients.

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 DescriptionFunction Information

The People Function plays a pivotal role in supporting the overall business strategy. In order to do this we are continually reviewing the way we recruit, develop and reward the people that work for KPMG to make sure that we attract and retain the very best and most diverse talent in the market place and enable them to achieve extraordinary things for our customers. At the heart of our people strategy lies a simple but powerful statement – “our people are extraordinary”.

Department Information

The People Operations teams provide administrative and advisory support to our UK Business and through our ‘service pledge’ underpin our overall People Strategy and Vision. Customer centric, we are consistently looking for ways to exceed expectations of our people across the business with the service we deliver
Context of role As a Legal Immigration Assistant you will be responsible for ensuring our visa processes within People Operations are followed, maintained and allow the firm’s immigration licence to remain compliant.

Alongside two other assistants, you will undertake administrative support for 7 Consultants around internal immigration cases. This covers:

- Tier 2 (General)
- Tier 2 (Intra Company Transfer)
- Tier 5 (Government Authorised Exchange)
- Ancestry
- Spousal visas
- PBS Dependant visas

Your focus will be on working as part of the team to exceed customer expectations. You will be responsible for delivering high quality and consistent service delivery across all processes. Meeting, and where possible exceeding, our Service Level Agreements (SLA’s) is critical to our success and needs to be achieved in parallel with delivering a high quality service.

As a member of KPMG, you are expected to demonstrate the Firm’s values at all times.

Role and Responsibilities

The role has the following key responsibilities:
- Have a reasonable understanding of the visa process and the differing levels of permission to work in the UK
- Effective and timely inbox management
- Drafting immigration documentation and preparation of application packs
- Liaising with KPMG employees, HR and Global Mobility contacts during the application process
- Compiling reports
- Legal research
- Ensuring all cases are handled with accuracy and expedience
- Keeping up to date with changes to the global immigration landscape
- Keeping all internal systems up to date in real time

Experience, Qualification and Skills

The successful candidate is likely to have/be able to demonstrate:
- Ideally you will have previous experience of a legal immigration office environment, however this is not essential;
- Ideally you will have awareness or knowledge of UK immigration law, however this is not essential;
- You can demonstrate strong administration skills;
- Have an ability to build relationships and communicate with people at all levels;
- High levels of resilience, with experience of working in a highly pressurised client centric environment;
- Possess excellent attention to detail;
- Be an excellent communicator – written and verbal;
- Have strong organisational, literacy and numeracy skills;
- Ability to prioritise task list; and
- Have a good degree of IT proficiency, including Worksite, Word and Excel.

Our Deal

Flexible Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!



Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.



Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.



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