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Tax Valuations Assistant Manager

Date: Aug 15, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

Service Line Information:

KPMG's Tax, Pensions and Legal Services (TPL) practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, TPL can offer a surprisingly broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Our People Services practice encompasses a wide range of areas across both Global Mobility Services (GMS) and Employer Reward Services (ERS). Our GMS team assists organisations to manage their globally mobile workforce. For our clients we provide a single source of advisory and compliance experience covering all aspects of global mobility and international assignments. Services range from international tax compliance and consultancy, advising on international social security and pensions through to helping clients to design their global mobility policies or move into a new territory. Our ERS team brings a number of key elements under one umbrella, Reward, Employment Solutions and Employee Benefit Solutions all delivering a wide range of services. The scope is broad, covering payroll and HMRC compliance, employee reward and benefit strategy design including technology, executive strategic reward, valuation services, workforce management and advice on national minimum wage and gender pay gap.

The Role

• Builds and develops positive constructive relationships inside and outside KPMG
• Assessing problems from multiple angles to ensure all relevant issues are considered when making decisions
• Proactively driving forward new and creative ideas which benefit the client
• Support the delivery of valuation projects within budget and timeframe under the assistance of a Manager or Senior Manager.
• Provide an analysis of the particular company / business being valued using business analysis techniques.
• Draft comprehensive valuation reports with the assistance of a Manager or Senior Manager.
• Liaise with both the internal and external client to ensure that the two way flow of information runs smoothly.
• Research the background of the particular company / business being valued, identifying broadly comparable quoted companies, identifying and analysing sales data and calculating exit multiples. All this is done using a wide range of research tools including OneSource, LexisNexis, Hemscott and Datastream and our dedicated offshore research team.

The Person

• Takes time to learn about other people and their experiences and how to apply this learning
• Shares experiences with others to assistant their learning and understanding
• Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness to new ideas approaches and perspectives
• Actively engages with others in order to address their views/concerns

Ideally, candidates should have experience of:

• Valuations under ITEPA for management incentive plans;
• Valuations of shares and other assets such as intangibles for tax purposes;
• Preparation of valuation models using DCF and other quantitative valuation approaches (option pricing theory etc.);
• Preparation of valuation reports and letters for UK tax purposes; and
• Experience in dealing with HMRC’s Shares and Assets Valuation team.
• IFRS 2 valuation experience is beneficial but not essential.

However, candidates with a basic understanding of valuation techniques, a strong sense of commercial awareness of how businesses operates and enthusiasm to learn will also be considered.

Qualifications and Skills:

• Qualified CTA or ACA/CA or equivalent
• Confident communicator
• Strong excel skills
• Good attention to detail and ability to operate in a project driven environment
• A good understanding and broad range of transferable tax experience would be an advantage
• Enthusiasm and eagerness to learn


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