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Indirect Tax - Assistant Manager - FS

Date: Jul 30, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

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. The Indirect Tax practice is a fast-growing and dynamic business, currently with 13 partners and approximately 220 professional staff in the UK.

We have a significant growth plan over the next three years and in order to support this we are looking to recruit motivated individuals who are seeking a real challenge, to build on our successes to date and help us achieve our growth targets.

This Assistant Manager role is Financial Services focussed. KPMG has one of the largest Financial Services Indirect Tax departments, advising banking, insurance, investment management, asset backed finance, real estate and private equity clients across a broad range of issues.

The Assistant Manager will be responsible for ensuring the quality of delivery at this specialist level and will be actively involved in managing the performance of junior colleagues within the team.

The Role and Responsibilities

You will be a key member of our team, providing high quality Indirect Tax advisory services on a broad range of indirect tax issues to a range of clients. Your day to day activities will include:

- Providing high quality Indirect Tax advisory services on a broad range of indirect tax issues to a range of clients;
- Providing advice on technical issues;
- Maintaining and developing strong relationships with clients;
- Becoming the day-to-day contact for allocated clients;
- Assisting with the innovation of indirect tax opportunities, and the delivery of those opportunities;
- Delegating work to and developing tax assistants; and
- Working closely with Managers, Senior Managers and Directors who will provide you with the support and opportunities to assist you in realising your full potential.

Experience and Background

- ATT or CTA qualified or equivalent
- Previous Indirect Tax experience essential
- The ability to work proactively within a team environment;
- Sound judgement, including the ability to research relevant matters;
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to apply them practically;
- The ability to communicate effectively at all levels (internally and externally);
- The desire to learn quickly; Enthusiasm and a ‘can do’ attitude; Drive and determination; and
- The desire to seek responsibility, knowledge and new challenges.

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