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Senior Tax Manager - M&A - Manchester

Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

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The Role:

The KPMG North Regional tax team is a fast-growing part of the KPMG tax practice. We are looking for excellent candidates with a proven track record who are seeking a dynamic and challenging working environment within a strong supportive leadership and management team. The marketplace is diverse with a client base of UK listed, PE backed, inbound and family owned groups.
This current vacancy is for a Senior Manager based in the Manchester office.
The successful candidate will be able to build strong relationships, develop junior staff, provide excellent client service and identify business development opportunities.
Working as a member of the client service team to provide M&A Tax Advisory services including:
Providing tax advisory services to a variety of clients and overseeing the successful delivery of pragmatic, commercial and technically excellent advice involving tax due diligence, structuring, international and other advisory work
Project managing specialists in other KPMG departments and overseas KPMG offices to oversee their input into tax advisory projects
Working closely with other areas of the firm, such as transaction services and corporate finance to ensure excellent delivery of services to our clients while developing a network and identifying business opportunities
Developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and understanding the client's business in order to identify areas for the provision of tax and other services
Ensuring that clients are kept up to date on developments within the corporate tax world that may affect their businesses
Managing proposals for new work, including delivering tender documents, presenting at client pitches and identifying solutions
Seeking out business development opportunities with clients and targets and actively participating with Senior Managers, Directors / Partners in business development activities
Coaching and developing junior members of staff

Qualifications and Skills:

Strong educational background (preferably 2:1 or higher University degree)
ACA, CA, CTA, ACCA or equivalent qualified with strong corporate tax and accounting knowledge

Experience and Background:

Ability to develop and coach staff
Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
A commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice
Pro-active in identifying and progressing business opportunities for the long-term benefit of both KPMG and the client
Ability to multi-task
Enthusiastic with a positive attitude
Ability and willingness to keep up to date technically
Inquisitive with attention to detail
Ability to solve problems and to explain these in a straight forward manner


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