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Tax Assistant Manager, Employer Reward Services, Event Follow-Up

Date: Jul 14, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK


At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.
KPMG'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.

Employment Solutions operates as a national practice. As employment tax, reward and payroll specialists we work on a wide variety of clients including many household names.
We are currently looking for Employment Tax and Reward specialists to join us as Assistant Managers. The Employment focussed work is primarily project based covering areas such as employment tax governance, payroll effectiveness, National Minimum Wage and expenses and benefits compliance. The Reward team is looking for individuals who have a tax, legal or accounting background to come into the team and work primarily on the design, implementation and tax advisory aspects of incentive arrangements, with the opportunity to work across other work streams within the team. Previous experience of advising on the tax and legal aspects of incentive arrangements is preferred but is not essential.

The skills we are looking for from our Assistant Managers are as follows;
- Negotiates effectively by emphasising potential benefits of a suggested approach
- Provides compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems
- Provides persuasive and self-assured responses in a credible manner
- Applies sound judgment when faced with challenging decisions
- Demonstrates perseverance and tenacity in the face of set backs
- Identifies and pursues business opportunities
- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work and guides others around best working practices
- Sustains a high level of drive, enthusiasm and a positive attitude
- Continuously learns from experiences; seeks out feedback and development opportunities
- Coaches less experienced colleagues
- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community
- Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear
- Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
- Team players who enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines
- Intellectually curious, open-minded and analytical people, with an eye for detail and pride in their work
- Proactive professionals who deliver a great service to their clients
- Relationship builders who can spot and develop new opportunities both within the KPMG network and externally
- Flexible people who are able to deal with a fluid, changing, work environment
Qualifications and Experience
- The applicant will have a relevant professional qualification. e.g. ACA/CTA qualified (or equivalent) or qualified solicitor
- Project/financial management, including the ability to plan and monitor deliverables, budget and timescales
- Effective time management, able to act under own initiative and remain calm under pressure
- Ability to lead and manage others and work across disciplines
- Ability to identify and manage areas of risk within clients' business and know when to refer upwards
- Strong communicator in a range of situations both written and oral

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