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Assistant Manager – Legal Services – Global Entity Management

Date: May 31, 2019

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID144349BR
Job TitleAssistant Manager – Legal Services – Global Entity Management
CountryUnited Kingdom
Service LineLegal Services
Service Line InformationThe Legal Services Team sits within KPMG Tax. Its establishment flows naturally from KPMG’s long history of successfully delivering multidisciplinary services to clients. Its vision is to be the legal adviser of choice for KPMG’s clients when it comes to their people, corporate structures, internal arrangements, regulatory requirements and disputes with HMRC. Core corporate, commercial and employment law teams, and a market leading tax litigation team, are already in place. Over the next few years, these teams will grow and Legal Services will expand into other areas of law that fit within its vision and the needs of KPMG’s clients.

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.
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Job DescriptionJob Description

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The Global Entity Management Team sits within Legal Services, KPMG Tax. Its establishment flows naturally from KPMG’s long history of successfully delivering multidisciplinary services to clients. Its vision is to be the corporate secretarial adviser of choice for KPMG’s clients in relation to compliance and governance matters.

Over the next few years, this team will grow and Legal Services as a whole will expand into other areas of law that fit within its vision and the needs of KPMG’s clients.

KPMG Legal Services is for people who are:

- Team players who enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines.

- Approachable people who are keen to develop personally and professionally

- People with a passion for a career within the field of company secretarial/project management services

- Intellectually curious, open-minded and analytical people, with an eye for detail and pride in their work.

- Driven and proactive professionals who deliver a great service to their clients.

- Relationship builders who can spot and develop new opportunities both within the KPMG network and externally.

- Flexible people who are able to deal with a fluid, changing work environment.

Why you might want to join KPMG Global Entity Management:

- You want to continue to develop your project management capabilities within an international environment.

- You can see the advantages of professional advice being provided within a multidisciplinary team.

- You are ambitious and perceive the wealth of opportunities presented by a corporate secretarial team in a leading global professional services firm.

- You are excited by the idea of being a member of a team that will grow significantly.

- You want to broaden your experience and become a well-rounded professional.

- You want to achieve a sustainable work-life balance.

What the key responsibilities of the role are:

- Managing a portfolio of international clients in relation to our Core Annual Service, under the supervision of senior team members
- Acting as relationship manager for your portfolio of clients, including regular communications, hosting update calls/meetings and obtaining/reviewing feedback for improvement in services
- Managing compliance diaries to ensure services are being delivered in an efficient and timely manner
- Liaising with, and directing, our international network firms to ensure delivery of our services to required standards for our clients
- Partaking in business development opportunities where they arise, to encourage new business
- Assisting with administrative tasks, including maintenance of our specialist software, managing client on-boarding procedures, financial reporting, etc.
- Ensure strong working relationships, both with clients and colleagues alike

Education and qualifications:

- The applicant will have achieved a 2:1 or higher degree qualification in a relevant degree discipline.

- In addition, the applicant may have achieved a project management qualification (such as PRINCE 2), although this is not a requirement.

Skills and Experience Required:

- The applicant will have good working knowledge of MS Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- The applicant will preferably have experience within an office environment.
- The applicant will have experience of coordinating projects, preferably organising a number of parties and be used to working to tight deadlines.
- The applicant will preferably have experience coordinating international projects, working across different countries and time zones, although this is not essential.
- Strong organisational, attention to detail and personal skills are essential.

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Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

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