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International Tax Assistant Manager (Energy and Natural Resources)

Date: Jul 6, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID142913BR
Job TitleInternational Tax Assistant Manager (Energy and Natural Resources)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineUK Int & Complex (UK)
Service Line InformationKPMG's International and Complex UK Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, International and Complex UK Tax can offer an exciting broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Working in the International and Complex UK Tax business at KPMG will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with clients assisting them with all their strategic tax requirements. This involves working with clients to produce complex tax computations and returns for HM Revenue & Customs, giving advice on corporate planning and restructuring projects both in the UK and Internationally.

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Job DescriptionAt 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. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

KPMG Tax is one of the leading names in the UK Tax. As such we can offer you the business challenge and career opportunity you are seeking, in an uplifting, team-based environment. Recent Industry awards reflect our success which we strive to continually improve.

An opportunity exists for an Assistant Manager within the Energy and Natural Resources group of our Corporate Tax function. We are looking to recruit a assistant manager for a combined advisory and compliance role. Advisory assignments will be wide ranging and include a mix of international, M&A and other adhoc advisory work.

The team provides corporate tax compliance, advisory and accounting services to a range of clients across all lines of the sector including oil and gas, mining, power and renewables. Clients include FTSE100 companies, inbound investors, oil majors and independents.

The team focuses on the provision of high quality commercial advice to our clients. Our approach has as its foundation a thorough understanding of our client's business strategy as well as the industry in which they operate. This enables us to work in partnership with them and to provide tailored and robust tax solutions to support their corporate goals.

Role and Responsibilities

The individual must be able to:

- Provide tax advisory and compliance services to a variety of clients and managing the successful delivery of commercially viable and technically excellent advice to a variety of clients involving tax due diligence, structuring, international and other advisory work and including liaising with specialists in Indirect Tax, People Services, Stamp Taxes and overseas KPMG offices to manage their input
- Review corporation tax computations and managing the compliance process
- Undertake tax audits for clients under UK GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP
- Liaise with the client service team and with colleagues in other tax disciplines as well as the audit and accounting function to provide a co-ordinated service to the client
- Ensure that clients are kept up to date on developments within the corporate tax world that may affect their businesses
- Help to prepare proposals for new work, including researching target and client companies and on technical issues to identify new solutions
- Keep internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures
- Deal with client billing

The Individual

The individual must/will:

- Have experience of working with oil and gas companies, including the upstream sector preferable but not essential
- Have corporate Tax experience
- Have strong knowledge and understanding of UK corporation tax legislation
- Take personal responsibility and accountability for own work
- Have a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
- Learn from experiences and seek out feedback and development opportunities
- Work in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues and clients
- Analyse problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
- Communicate with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear
- Build the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience


The individual must have:

- A strong educational background (preferably 2:1 or higher University degree)
- ACA, CA, CTA, ACCA or equivalent law qualification with strong UK corporate tax and accounting knowledge

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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