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Tax Assistant Manager - Private Equity Funds

Date: May 29, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID144181BR
Job TitleTax Assistant Manager - Private Equity Funds
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineCorporate Tax
Service Line InformationKPMG'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.

Working in the Corporate Tax department at KPMG will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with clients as you help manage the amount of corporation tax they need to pay. This involves working with clients to produce complex tax computations and returns for HM Revenue & Customs, giving advice on corporate planning and restructuring projects.

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

Job DescriptionWhy KPMG?

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.

The funds tax team is part of the Private Equity tax team. The successful candidate will be key in delivering our compliance and advisory services for a range of 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. The successful candidate would have an opportunity to broaden their knowledge of the private equity industry, types of common fund structures, and the way different entities in these structures are taxed; increasing his/her experience of corporation tax, income tax, capital gains tax and possibly VAT and overseas tax regimes while learning about a specialist business area.

Due to the success of the team and the people within it, we are seeking a suitable Assistant Manager to join our team.


- To take responsibility for the delivery of high quality compliance and reporting services for a portfolio of clients
- Helping with ad hoc advisory questions, funds structure papers, etc
- To be the first point of contact for many client contacts
- Supporting graduates with the preparation of computations for the funds and related entities, reviewing computations and ensuring their accuracy
- Ensuring all risk procedures are adhered to
- Assisting with carrying out detailed technical research


The successful candidate will have:
- Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
- A good understanding and broad range of transferable tax experience would be an advantage
- Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn
- Good computational and excel skills
- A good aptitude for learning new tax principles and to research as appropriate
- Good technology skills - experience of Digita and/or Alphatax would be helpful but not essential
- An ability to work as part of a team and be responsible for their own work to ensure deadlines are met
- Ability to build client relationships.

Additional Info/Qualifications

- Qualified CTA or ACA/CA or equivalent

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