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Manager, Private Client Advisory

Date: Jan 28, 2019

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID132372BR
Job TitleManager, Private Client Advisory
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationNewcastle upon Tyne
FunctionTax
Service LinePrivate Client
Service Line InformationKPMG's Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, Tax can offer a surprisingly broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Working in the Private Client department at KPMG will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with a variety of clients, from Executives of multi-national firms to professional sportsmen, entertainers and senior members of private equity firms who may be tax resident in a range of jurisdictions as you work with entrepreneurial businesses, shareholder owned companies and high net worth individuals providing a mixture of advice and compliance services.

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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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 DescriptionAt 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. Be part of it.

We are currently looking to recruit a Manager based into our successful north Private Client team. We have offices in Manchester, Leeds, Liverpool and Newcastle.

The team advises a number of the region’s wealthiest families, family offices, trusts, landed estates, partnerships and entrepreneurial business owners.

Roles and Responsibilities:

This is an advisory role requiring a Manager with specific private client experience. Your responsibilities will include

- Managing a portfolio of more complicated clients including ultra high net worth families, family offices, trusts, landed estates and partnerships
- The ideal candidate would have practical experience of working on complex trust cases in both an advisory and a compliance capacity;
- Being able to provide personal tax advice on a wide range of assignments including inheritance tax, capital gains tax and income tax and particularly identifying opportunities to advise your portfolio of clients in relation to these taxes;
- Providing original and creative thinking to solve tax problems, frequently leading to providing wholly bespoke tax advice and solutions on one-off assignments;
- Project managing tax advisory assignments to ensure deadlines, risk management and compliance procedures are all met;
- Managing work in progress and ensuring prompt billing and cash collection;
- Overseeing the performance and career development of partly and newly qualified staff.

Qualifications and skills:

- Qualified accountant or tax specialist with experience of working in a similar environment with exposure to varied advisory assignments
- Academically strong coupled with a deep technical understanding of the issues facing private clients.
- Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly and constructively at a variety of levels with clients, professional advisors and colleagues
- A keen and insightful understanding of the issues facing clients and an ability to deliver bespoke tax solutions to meet their needs
- An ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative
- A commitment to clients, colleagues and KPMG

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.

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 could assist 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.

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

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. 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 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

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KPMG has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please check here to see our policy on agencies: Policy


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