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US Tax Senior Manager - Private Client

Date: Mar 27, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

There are currently 5 Partners, 3 Associate Partners and 12 Directors across the national Family Office and Private Client (FO&PC) business and ambitious growth plans will support continued investment at these levels as well as for more junior resource. It is a nationally run business with five core service areas:

1. Transactions and Entrepreneurial Shareholders;
2. Ultra High Net Worth Individuals;
3. International;
4. Partnerships;
5. Investigations and Enquiries

One key FO&PC area that we do not cover is the provision of personal tax services to US Citizens based in the UK.

The role

We are looking for a Senior Manager to join our FO&PC team in our London US Private Client Practice.

You will be expected to participate in bringing new offerings to the market helping to develop new areas and ensuring a good flow of work to the group as a whole.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will build and expand your network (internal and external) to generate more opportunities for Private Client

• Enhance and build the advisory offering through a combination of improving the skills of the team
• The individual would be expected to delegate effectively, review work and have the ability to encourage and foster the development of the team members.
• Identify potential risks and deliver innovative and competitive solutions.
• Recognise and develop opportunities to further grow the national business.
• Advise clients regarding relevant planning opportunities (CGT, IT, IHT)
• Confirming tax efficiency of investment

Qualifications and Skills

Senior Manager candidates should have a proven technical track record but this is just a part of what we are looking for. In addition you should have:-

• Appropriate professional qualification e.g. ACA/ACCA/CTA or equivalent.
(incl been a registered US tax agent)

• Previous experience of working in management positions
and experience of working in a similar environment with experience of US Private Clients and varied advisory assignments

• Excellent technical specialist knowledge and expertise on all matters relating to tax returns and self-assessment including aspects relevant to US citizens based in the UK.
• Proven track record of building long term client relationships with high ranking C suite senior executives and high net worth individuals which often generate advisory opportunities.
• Market facing leadership skills.
• A passion for delivering exceptional service achieved by strength and depth of client relationships and a strong belief in value delivered through Private Client in your chosen specialist area.
• Ambition and drive that matches the ambition that we have for this business.
• A strong team ethic and the ability to grow resources and personally invest both within your immediate peer group but also more widely across the firm.

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