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International and Complex UK Tax Manager

Date: Jun 28, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID145019BR
Job TitleInternational and Complex UK Tax Manager
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.

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Job DescriptionKPMG’s International Tax team is a well-established group of around 40 dedicated international tax specialists who help UK and international headed groups address all their international structuring and planning needs. We help clients to determine the best approach to their global tax strategy and structure, provide advice on how to expand into new markets (including into the UK), how to structure their financing and the appropriate location for assets and activity, reorganisations and cross border structuring, rationalisation and divestment.

We are looking for a Tax Manager to join our International Tax team in our busy London Sectors Corporate Tax department. We anticipate that the individual would undertake international tax and treasury work and support the team by running a portfolio of clients (with Senior Manager support where needed).

The Responsibilities:

This role involves working on a range of projects and clients within Sectors. The work includes:
- Advising UK and international groups on a range of cross border tax issues, group structuring, tax efficient financing, inbound and outbound investment, etc.
- Recommending strategies for managing clients’ effective tax rate using efficient intellectual property, financing and other strategies
- Project managing cross border teams and UK client service teams on an ongoing basis on advisory (and sometimes on M&A) projects. This involves liaising with specialists, overseas member firms and external advisers to deliver successful projects and expertise to those clients.
- Being the principal contact on day to day tax matters on allocated clients. Responding to requests from clients for other KPMG services. Understanding the client’s business and helping to identify areas for the provision of tax and other services.
- Assisting on tax aspects of audits, in particular where those audits involve international/ restructuring issues.
- Coaching and developing junior members of staff.
- Assisting with business development work

The Person

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

- CTA, CA, ACA, ACCA or equivalently qualified
- Ability to communicate effectively at all levels (internally and externally) and be a team worker.
- Sound judgement, including the ability to identify and evaluate risk issues and know when to involve others.
- Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
- High level analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice
- Ability to multi-task
- High level of drive and enthusiasm with a positive attitude
- Ability and willingness to keep up to date technically
- International Tax experience will be essential for

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