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Senior Manager - Private Equity Funds, Tax - London

Date: Jul 31, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Private Equity funds tax team provides a range of different tax services to fund vehicles and management entities above the portfolio company level. This includes tax compliance and tax reporting work for these entities, fund structuring and ad hoc advisory work for a range of mainly middle market private equity funds.

Our work requires a broad range of skills as we look after investment partnerships, investment companies, executives’ personal tax compliance and trading entities. Previous Private Equity or Alternative Investments experience is required at this level, whether this is in-house or in practice.

You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge of the private equity industry, types of common fund structures, and the way different entities in these structures are taxed; to our client base.

At the senior manager level, you will be responsible for originating work by spotting ideas and opportunities and converting them into a proposition. You will build new relationships with clients, and develop existing relationships both inside and outside of the firm.


You will be allocated a portfolio of clients and you will be required to support and develop the mangers and assistant managers to allow them to deliver tax compliance and other tax services on these clients.

You will be responsible for:

Originating work, taking ownership for propositions and taking them forward to market.
Developing capabilities of the members of the group.
Performing final reviews on tax compliance work and pieces of advice.
Developing internal and external network and leading relationships with clients.


You are likely to be an experienced manager or a new or experienced senior manager who is looking to move to a specialised team.
You should have relevant private equity or alternative investment industry experience.
You should have:
Very strong oral and written communication skills. You should be able to produce high quality pieces of advice.
Technical excellence, communicating technical issues clearly to both clients and team members.
Insight to spot ideas and opportunities for our clients and our team.
Ability to build and develop existing and potential client relationships, and invest time in longer term relationships even where fees are not forthcoming initially.
Experience of managing and developing people, and inputting into building a strong and motivated junior team.


Qualified CTA and/or ACA/CA or equivalent.

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