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Manager - Employment Solutions (Nat. Mkts)

Date: Apr 8, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143742BR
Job TitleManager - Employment Solutions (Nat. Mkts)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LinePeople Services
Service Line InformationKPMG's Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, Tax can offer a surprisingly broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people.

The People Services group delivers services ranging from taxation and compliance advice for private clients, to assisting organisations in areas such as International Executive Services. We also assist pension funds (or the companies that sponsor them) to manage pensions issues. Our activities are diverse in scope, but can be grouped according to the different business issues they help our clients address.

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
KPMG's Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, Tax can offer a surprisingly broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people.

Employment Tax operates as a national practice. As employment tax specialists we work on a wide variety of clients including many household names. The work is primarily project based covering areas such as employment tax governance, payroll effectiveness and expenses and benefits compliance.
An opportunity exists for a Manager in our Employment Tax team in London – further details of the role and responsibilities are set out below.

Role and Responsibilities

- Managing work in relation to a wide variety of employment tax advisory projects, varying from larger strategic projects through to risk and opportunity reviews

- Managing employer compliance activities relating to areas such as PAYE health checks, SAO certification, HMRC’s “Know Your Customer” reviews, voluntary disclosures, PAYE Settlement Agreements and running projects relating to payroll advisory such as end to end payroll process reviews and National Minimum Wage investigations.

- In addition, tasks will include managing the delivery of ad-hoc employment tax advice relating to areas such as employment status reviews, termination payments, salary sacrifice and due diligences

- Taking responsibility for managing and delivering work to a high standard and meeting deadlines

- Proactively dealing with engagement management aspects of project delivery including work in progress, billing and risk procedures and with consideration for the financial and commercial implications when making difficult decisions

- Reviewing work and coaching and developing junior colleagues

- Managing and developing client relationships through business development activities

- Involvement in local marketing initiatives

- CTA, ACA, CPA or CA qualified

Experience and skills

- Negotiates effectively by emphasising potential benefits of a suggested approach

- Provides compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems.

- Provides persuasive and self-assured responses in a credible manner.

- Applies sound judgment when faced with challenging decisions

- Demonstrates perseverance and tenacity in the face of set backs

- Identifies and pursues business opportunities

- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work and guides others around best work practice

- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work

- Continuously learns from experiences; seeks out feedback and development opportunities

- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback; coaches less experienced colleagues

- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community

- Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information

- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear

- Builds the reputation of KMPG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience

Thorough understanding of practical employment tax issues including payroll, social security and accounting for employment tax including familiarity with the employment tax requirements for internationally mobile employees.

Our Deal

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.

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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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