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International Tax Assistant Manager (Energy and Natural Resources)

Date: Dec 2, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID129656BR
Job TitleInternational Tax Assistant Manager (Energy and Natural Resources)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
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.

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 Description
At 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

Qualifications

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

We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.


‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

Policy for Agencies

KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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