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M&A Tax Senior Manager - Infrastructure

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID133827BR
Job TitleM&A Tax Senior Manager - Infrastructure
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 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.

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. Transactions typically ranging in size from £10m upwards, providing tax structuring and tax due diligence services and work closely with our clients and colleagues in Deal Advisory (transaction services, corporate finance, separation and integration).

The team primarily works in the industrial and consumer market segments which includes life sciences, healthcare, technology, retail and leisure. The team, also get involved in other sectors ranging from financial services, infrastructure, and private equity.

The Responsibilities

The role involves:

- Providing tax structuring, tax due diligence and restructuring advice on a wide range of transactions
- Co-ordinating the advice provided by other overseas KPMG teams and other tax skillsets (e.g. Transfer pricing, Tax Value Chain, VAT, Employee taxes, stamp duty)
- Working closely with colleagues in Deal Advisory
- Developing relationships with the client, Deal Advisory 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
- Identify key client issues that represent opportunities for other KPMG teams to capitalise on and play active role in introductions
- Play key role in people development activities (coaching / mentoring) for less experienced team members
- Take a key role on design and delivery of proposals for new business opportunities
- Supervising risk and billing management

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, confident and has good communication skills.

- Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
- Successful track record of new business origination within M&A projects through both internal and external activities
- Good UK corporate tax knowledge and an awareness of other tax and accounting areas
- High level analytical skills with a practical and commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice
- Ability to work as part of a team and to show initiative to drive projects forward
- Lead by example with client relationships, technical quality and service delivery
- Displays an inclusive, collaborative approach and operates in an inspirational & respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community
- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude that translates across the team
- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear
- Display technical strength in our specialist markets above
- Builds the reputation of KMPG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience

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.

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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