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Tax Assistant Manager - Innovations, Reliefs and Incentives

Date: Jun 1, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Job Description:

KPMG’s national Innovation, Reliefs & Incentives (IRI) team provide industry leading guidance and assistance to our broad and diverse client portfolio. The national team leverages our new technology platforms to deliver high quality R&D tax, Patent Box, Research & Development Allowances, Creative Industries Tax Relief, Grants & HMRC dispute resolution services. As one of the largest teams in the industry our continued investment in innovation means that we seek engineers, scientists and tax professionals to join us on the next exciting phase of our growth. Working with clients who share in our values coupled with

Our IRI team is looking for an Assistant Manager with experience of preparing claims. The role sits in our Corporates performance group and works with the national IRI Tax practice to accelerate the growth of our business. You will be required to use your knowledge of IRI tax incentives to help our clients in make claims for IRI Tax relief across a wide spectrum of industry sectors. The role will may involve some travel to attend meetings at client sites.



Roles and Responsibilities

This Assistant Manager level role is for a CTA qualified tax specialist to work to work with the team to accelerate the growth of our Corporate clients business. You will be required to use your knowledge and experience to help our clients in R&D Tax relief claims.

You will also be required to:
-Work with senior staff at our clients to identify qualifying projects and expenditure.
-Prepare summary descriptions of the work being undertaken in straightforward language that is clear to understand to be submitted to the HMRC.
-Work with HMRC specialists to facilitate the agreement of R&D claims.
-Manage client claim projects and to manage conflicting resourcing requirements between projects.

Qualifications and Skills

CTA / ACA / ACCA qualified (or equivalent).
Prior Corporate Tax experience
Possess working knowledge of the Patent Box legislation and experience preparing Patent Box calculations.
Must be able to demonstrate an ability to explain complex technical tax concepts
Must be capable of producing documentation to a high level of quality for submission to HMRC
Show strong people skills and in particular the ability to work with senior staff within a business
Demonstrate excellent communication/written skills
Strong project management skill
Excellent problem-solving skills
Team player


We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.


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