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Tax Assistant Manager - Private Equity Funds

Date: Aug 24, 2019

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.

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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