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Private Equity Funds Tax Manager (M&A)

Date: May 29, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID140147BR
Job TitlePrivate Equity Funds Tax Manager (M&A)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineCorporate Tax
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.

Working in the Corporate Tax department at KPMG will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with clients as you help manage the amount of corporation tax they need to pay. This involves working with clients to produce complex tax computations and returns for HM Revenue & Customs, giving advice on corporate planning and restructuring projects.

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 DescriptionResponsibilities

You will be allocated a portfolio of clients and you will be required to manage the delivery of tax compliance and other tax services on these clients. You will be responsible for: Instructing and supporting the assistant managers with respect to the tax compliance process.
Performing manager reviews of tax computations, assisting with more technical issues and providing input into pieces of tax advisory work.
Co-ordinating other KPMG colleagues in different specialist areas and overseas offices for larger pieces of advisory work or technical research on your portfolio of clients.
Assisting the senior managers with technical research, proposals and business development work.
Ensuring that the risk management process is complete for your allocated clients, and managing fees and costs.


You are likely to be a senior assistant manager or a new / experienced manager who is looking to move to a specialised team. You should have relevant experience (e.g. investment businesses, partnerships, or private equity).

You should have: Strong oral and written communication skills. Your work should be of high quality with minimal amendments. Attention to detail. You should be able to provide a valuable review layer between assistant manager and senior manager.
Technical excellence, communicating technical issues clearly to both clients and team members.
Ability to build client relationships, and demonstrate you are a vital member of client’s team of advisors.
Experience of managing people and the delivery of compliance and advisory projects.
An ability to work as part of a team and be responsible for yours and your team’s work to ensure deadlines are met.

Additional Info/Qualifications

- Qualified CTA and/or ACA/CA or equivalent.

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.

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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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