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Tax Assistant Manager - Core Asset Management

Date: Apr 21, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The KPMG financial services corporate tax team is a fast growing part of the KPMG tax practice. We are looking for excellent candidates who are seeking a dynamic and challenging working environment within a strong supportive leadership team.

The role is in our Core Asset Management tax team, which has a diverse client and target base spanning the Financial Services sector - providing services to traditional asset managers and financial services institutions, alternative investors, wealth and hedge asset managers, UK pension funds and global institutional investors.
We are looking for a candidate with a particular interest in providing clients with corporate tax advisory and compliance services, ideally with experience in the FS market sector. The set up of the team is such that there will also be opportunities to work across operational taxes and EU Funds and PE Funds specialisms. We welcome applications from candidates with experience in any of these areas.
The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a good level of core corporate tax technical knowledge and a confident outward facing skillset willing to invest time and effort in the marketplace.

The Responsibilities

The role involves a mix of tax advisory services and compliance management. This will include:

- Supporting the management of client relationships and becoming the focal tax point of contact.
- Understanding the client's business and working with the team to identify areas for the provision of tax and other services.
- Developing and advising on cutting edge client propositions.
- Where relevant, managing the tax compliance process (working together with our Tax Centre of Excellence) and undertaking tax accounting work to assist clients with their statutory reporting process.
- Driving the tax advice on a wide range of projects.
- Ensuring all risk procedures are adhered to.

The 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. Previous experience within the financial services sector 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 multifunctional team.
• Strong task and team management skills.
• Ability to build client relationships.
• Good computational and excel skills.
• Good technology skills.

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