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Tax Assistant - GCT Tax Reimagined - London

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Role

At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in Global Compliance & Transformation (GCT). A key focus for KPMGs GCT team is to help multinational groups manage and transform their Tax Operating Model (TOM) to improve compliance, reporting and drive value for their business. Our clients leverage KPMG’s compliance and transformation expertise and technology to drive better visibility, greater efficiency, and improved risk management across their organisation

We are winning new clients and are growing our team because of these investments and successes. This is an exciting time to be part of our GCT team at KPMG where reimagining tax is a strategic priority for our UK and Global business

We are looking for a talented Assistant to join us in Canada Square, London (although flexibility on location will be considered) with foundation experience and awareness in a broad range of areas including:

• Tax compliance and reporting
• Engagement management support
• Tax governance management skills
• Transformation, transition, and project management awareness
• Client relationship support
• Developing Standardised methodology
• Tax compliance process improvement/redesign
• Advising on appropriate tax technology to support compliance and reporting processes

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 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.

Roles & Responsibilities:

• Support the management and delivery of global and large UK compliance and reporting managed service projects;
• Assist clients with implementation of managed service and transformation solutions to ensure the widespread adoption across their business units;
• Assist KPMG staff and clients with tax transformation projects ranging from redesigning processes, developing Centres of Excellence, upskilling, technology opportunities
• Develop our service offerings and service delivery models
• Assist the business development process to progress leads to sales
• Support strong client relationships with both existing and new clients as an ambassador for KPMG;
• Gain experience and understanding from 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 those working towards ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications. Project Management qualifications are also desirable.

Knowledge and Experience:

• Awareness or experience of tax and accounting compliance processes (e.g. Direct/Indirect tax returns, statutory accounting).
• Project management awareness/ experience
• Awareness of technology and automation to drive efficiency, risk management and value
• Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication skills. Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear;
• Ability to identify and resolve technical issues or escalate as appropriate;
• Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work. Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work;
• Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates, and integrates information;
• Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience


KPMG Overview

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Legal, 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.

Service Line Information

KPMG's Global Compliance and Transformation team comprises over 140 team members specializing in tax audit, tax management services and tax technology services. The market for Global Compliance Management Services (‘GCMS’) is rapidly expanding. Multinational companies are increasingly putting more focus on being able to meet their compliance obligations worldwide effectively and efficiently. In recognition of this and the changing landscape, GCMS is considered a priority service line at KPMG. The team currently services a number of large, multi-national groups in the FTSE 100/250 or overseas equivalents (e.g. Fortune 500). This includes the following sectors: Aerospace and Defence; Automotive, Industrial Manufacturing; Chemical; Pharmaceuticals; Food, Drink; Tobacco; Retail; Consumer Products; Oil & Gas; Mining and Utilities.

Intelligent Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!
Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.
Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.


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