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Tax Manager - Employment Tax, National Markets, London

Date: Sep 5, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Service Line Information

The People Services group specialises in supporting employers to manage their UK and global income tax and social security compliance obligations and providing advice on employee reward. The employment solutions group sits within People Services and focuses on UK compliance and reward for employees.

Job Description

KPMG's employment solutions practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. As a constantly changing and increasingly high-profile area, the team can offer a broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people advise clients in the public and private sector on employment tax, CIS, reward and benefits, CJRS, employment status, NMW and payroll compliance issues.

An opportunity exists for a Manager in London. Travel is however an essential part of the role due to the nature of the projects.

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.

Role and Responsibilities

Successful candidates will have a proven track record in employment tax compliance and reward as set out above and will have responsibility for:
• Building and maintaining client relationships through high levels of client service;
• Leading delivery of employment tax advice to clients;
• Proactively winning work with the team by managing existing clients and spotting new opportunities through client and team interactions;
• Business Development and marketing activities, both internally and externally;
• Involvement in local marketing initiatives;
• Taking responsibility for delivering work to a high standard and meeting deadlines;
• Reviewing work carried out by junior staff;
• Managing complex projects;
• Managing teams of people including coaching and developing junior staff.

Skills & Qualifications

The successful candidate will have the following skills:-
• Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work and guides others around best work practices
• Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
• Continuously learns from experiences. Seeks out feedback and development opportunities
• Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback. Coaches less experienced staff
• 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 KMPG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
• Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external).
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.

Applying with a disability

KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.


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