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Manager - Tax Valuations

Date: Jun 13, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID137976BR
Job TitleManager - Tax Valuations
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LinePeople Services
Service Line InformationKPMG's People Services practice is a dynamic and successful area of our Tax, Pensions and Legal Services business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, People Services can offer a very broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Our People Services practice encompasses a wide range of areas across Global Mobility Services (GMS), Employer Reward Services (ERS) and Technology. 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. Our technology team provides cutting-edge solutions and tools to help clients in both the GMS and ERS space, helping them meet their compliance requirements, work more effeciently and minimise their risk.

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 DescriptionKPMG’s Tax Valuation Services (“TVS”) is a one of the fastest growing specialist teams within KPMG’s tax practice. We work with a broad spectrum of clients, from high net-worth individuals to large blue-chip corporates, in establishing the tax market value of shares, intangible assets and other business assets, using an array of valuation methodologies and techniques. Internally, the team works closely with KPMG’s Reward and Transfer Pricing teams, as well as providing support on M&A engagements.

To support the ambitious growth plans of the TVS team, KPMG are seeking to recruit a Manager level candidates for the London office. The successful candidate will enjoy the potential for rapid personal development and will play a fundamental role in ensuring the success of the team’s ambitions. You will be exposed to a variety of complex and challenging valuation work across a broad range of industry sectors. An enthusiasm for understanding the commercial motivations of businesses is a must!


- Working closely with the Director and Senior Managers, manage the entire lifecycle of valuation projects from business development to delivery.
- Carry out detailed business analysis to support valuation.
- Supervise the preparation of valuation reports and letters.
- Take responsibility for both internal and external client communication to ensure a streamlined approach to project execution.
- Develop internal and external networks to establish relationships and build business.
- Supervise valuation research, using data sources such as Companies House, Thompson One and especially Capital IQ as well as effectively using the offshore research team.
- Provide training and coaching to develop junior staff.

Experience and Background

Ideally, candidates should have:
- Experience in valuations of shares and other assets, ideally for UK tax purposes.
- Knowledge of valuation methodologies such as earnings multiples, DCF and option pricing models.
- IFRS 2 valuation experience is beneficial but not essential.

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

Qualifications and Skills

- Relevant financial qualification, e.g. ACA, CTA, CFA (although candidate with sufficient relevant experience shall also be considered).
- Comfortable using MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
- Strong analytic and research skills, together with the commercial awareness to identify how businesses create value.
- Outstanding project management skills to work concurrently across multiple projects to deliver high quality work on time and in budget.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Our DealIf the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.

‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG 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 you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break
At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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