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Senior Manager - GCT, Tax Transformation - London

Date: Mar 31, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in Tax Transformation. KPMG’s Tax Transformation team implements award-winning technology to help our clients automate their accounting, tax, finance and regulatory reporting processes.

We are winning new clients and are growing our team as a result of these successes. This is an exciting time to be part of the Tax Transformation team at KPMG.

We are looking for talented Tax Senior Managers with UK or global tax experience to join us in Canada Square, London, particularly those with an indirect tax data and automation background.

You will be able to demonstrate strong tax and project management skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines and produce a first class solutions for our clients. This role offers a candidate the ability to apply their Tax skills in a unique and innovative way. The candidate will work across the service lines within Tax & Legal to define propositions leveraging ERP, tax determination, compliance and data & analytics technology. The candidate will gain experience across the lifecycle of a transformation project, assisting with business development and go to market activities as well as managing the development of new data solutions and leading the deployment of solutions to some of the world’s largest businesses.

The team also has a focus on innovation, with a defined target of working with the entire Tax & Legal practice to prototype new ideas. The candidate will have the opportunity to partake in requirements discovery and rapid development of these prototype applications. We have a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. The role involves working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors.

We are offering full time roles with flexible working arrangements which include, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days, elements of home working etc. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.

Role & Responsibilities:

Lead the business development process to progress leads to sales and taking responsibility for contract negotiation and agreement;

Working closely with the tax practice to develop marketable propositions based around the use of our propositions, solutions and technology;

Line managing managers, assistant managers or graduate trainees and overseeing output of offshore resource in order to deliver client projects;

Assist clients with implementation of technology solutions, both KPMG tools but also third-party applications;

Work with the client directly to understand their requirements including potential visits to clients/ local offices when appropriate;

Identify and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists as appropriate to prepare or review analysis;

Identify opportunities to identify additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists;

Coaching and technical support for other team members;

Follow KPMG best practice and policy;

The Person

Qualifications and skills:

We welcome applications from those qualified by experience, as well as ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications.

Knowledge and Experience:
Demonstrable interest in/background in technology to assist transformation including highly proficient Excel usage is essential;Strong written and verbal communications skills and experience managing stakeholders as part of project delivery;Experience of review of tax process, including compliance processes;
Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate;

Excellent teamwork and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets;

Project management or Agile development qualifications would be helpful but are not essential;Ability to build and execute strong internal and external relationships;Ability to work autonomously, as a self-starter with the confidence to make their own decisions;A corporate or indirect tax background is preferable;Ability to work in teams to deliver projects to agreed deadlines and budgets, even under pressure.

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