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M&A Tax Assistant Manager

Date: Jul 6, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID142912BR
Job TitleM&A Tax Assistant Manager
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationLondon
FunctionTax
Service LineDA Tax
Service Line InformationKPMG's Deal Advisory Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business which has an established Team in all Market areas. We offer our clients experienced deal structuring and financing advice at all points throughout the deal cycle working closely with our teams in transactions services, corporate finance and legal who support in all aspects of the transaction. Our deep experience, strong international network and commercial focus allow us to add real financial value to transactions helping clients with assessing and managing acquisition and merger risk, structure acquisitions to optimise net cash flows, prepare businesses for disposal, carry out pre-acquisition or pre-sale due diligence and ensure that tax compliance requirements are met throughout the deal.

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 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.

The Role

Working in the KPMG London M&A Tax Group and focus specifically on providing tax advice in connection with UK and international transactions. We work alongside our clients and our colleagues in Transaction Services on transactions typically ranging in size from £10m upwards, providing tax structuring and tax due diligence services. The team works across all sectors ranging from financial services, infrastructure, consumer industrial markets and private equity.

The Responsibilities

The role involves working on a wide range of projects and clients. The work includes:

- Providing tax structuring, tax due diligence and modelling advice on a wide range of transactions
- Co-ordinating the advice provided by other overseas KPMG teams and other skillsets (accounting and other tax teams)
- Working closely with colleagues in Transaction Services and Corporate Finance
- Developing relationships with clients and the KPMG teams (TS, tax specialist and overseas teams)
- Understanding the client's business and helping to identify areas for the provision of tax and other services
- Being involved in business development activity

The Person

We are looking for people who are keen to work in an environment that offers plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development. Whilst working with us you will broaden your project management and technical skills and your commercial acumen. You will also have the opportunity to work with many talented people within the KPMG global network, the financial community and other professional advisers. There is also some opportunity for overseas travel in light of the nature of our work. The person best suited to a role is someone who is bright, driven, and confident and has good communication skills.

- Qualified CTA or ACA/CA or equivalent
- Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
- Good UK corporate tax knowledge and an awareness of other tax and accounting areas
- High level analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice
- Ability to work as part of a team and to show initiative to drive projects forward
- Ability to build client relationships
- International Tax/ M&A Tax experience is desirable, but not essential

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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