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Real Estate Tax Senior Manager

Date: Jul 27, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Role:

The KPMG Real Estate, Infrastructure and Investment Management Group is part of the wider KPMG Financial Services Tax Group and focuses specifically on providing tax advisory and compliance services to UK and international property & infrastructure investors and fund managers. We also work alongside our clients and our colleagues in Transaction Services on transactions, providing tax structuring and tax due diligence services. The investors in funds are typically multi-national, as are many of the targets. Therefore the projects frequently require us to work with colleagues from our global KPMG tax network.


The successful candidate will have an opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the real estate, infrastructure and investment management industries, common fund structures, and the way different entities in these structures are taxed; increasing his/her experience of corporation tax, income tax, capital gains tax, VAT, stamp duty and overseas tax regimes while developing relationships in a specialist business area.


This is an exciting time to be part of the KPMG Real Estate, Infrastructure and Investment Management Group. Market activity is increasing as confidence in the sector rises, and with growth targets of 20%+ over the next financial year, we are looking for excellent candidates with a consistent track record who are seeking a dynamic and challenging working environment.

The Responsibilities:

The role involves a mix of compliance and advisory services. This may include:

- Driving the tax advice on a wide range of projects and working with large complex clients that have international links.
- Project managing major tax advisory assignments, seeing the process through from design to implementation.
- Managing key client relationships and becoming the focal tax point of contact.
- Understanding the client's business and identifying areas for the provision of tax and other services.
- Carrying out detailed technical research in a variety of areas.
- Managing teams and coaching and developing staff
- Taking responsibility for the delivery of high quality compliance and reporting services for a portfolio of clients
- Developing relationships with clients, TS and overseas teams
- Being involved in business development and proposal activity
- Ensuring all risk procedures are adhered toThe Person:

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

- Qualified CTA or ACA/CA or equivalent
- Strong knowledge of UK corporate tax and an awareness of other tax and accounting areas. M&A tax and/or international tax experience would be an advantage but is not a requirement
- Strong interpersonal skills 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 work as part of a team in a transaction based environment
- Strong task and team management skills
- Ability to build client relationships
- Good computational and excel skills
- Good technology skills


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