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Indirect Tax Assistant (Financial services)

Date: Jun 4, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID144410BR
Job TitleIndirect Tax Assistant (Financial services)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
Service LineIndirect Tax
Service Line InformationKPMG indirect tax provides advice to clients across the UK in respect of the various indirect tax regimes in the UK. This includes VAT, Customs and Excise, Insurance Premium Tax and the “Green Taxes” such as Landfill Tax and Aggregates Levy. We work closely with our clients to understand their businesses and ensure that they meet their obligations and manage the complex issues which can arise with the application of Indirect Tax legislation.

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 DescriptionKPMG 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.

The Role

KPMG has one of the leading Indirect Tax practices in the UK. We work as a national practice providing advice and support in all aspects of Indirect Tax (VAT, Customs Duty, Green taxes) to a broad range of business sectors including large multi-nationals, household name retailers and public sector organisations.

We have a significant growth plan and in order to support this we are looking to recruit motivated individuals who are seeking a real challenge, at the Indirect Tax Assistant level, to build on our successes to date and help us achieve our growth targets.

Responsibilities

- Providing indirect tax services to a range of clients working closely with multi-disciplinary tax teams
- Assisting generally with indirect tax opportunities
- Working within and supporting teams
- You will be fully supported by senior members of the team who will provide you with the support and opportunities to assist you in realising your full potential

The Individual

Personal and technical skills required are as follows:

- Establishing and maintaining good relationships with colleagues internally and externally and with clients
- Working with clients to identify opportunities to improve their Indirect tax compliance
- Working with clients to implement arrangements to reduce their overall exposure to VAT
- Assisting with the VAT element of annual audits
- Helping to advise clients on all indirect tax issues
- 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
- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback
- Coaches less experienced
- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community
- Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
- 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

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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