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Tax Assistant - Corporate Tax Advisory, National Markets - Manchester

Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Manchester, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

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The Role

KPMG’s North tax team is a fast-growing part of the KPMG tax practice. We are looking for excellent candidates who are seeking a dynamic and challenging working environment within a strong supportive leadership and management team. The marketplace is diverse with a client and target base of UK listed, PE backed, international inbound and privately-owned businesses.

This current vacancy is for a entry level Tax Assistant to join our North West Corporate Tax Advisory Team based in our Manchester office. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a confident, outward-facing skillset, and who is willing to invest time and energy in the marketplace.

The Responsibilities

• The role involves working as part of a team to deliver a mix of tax advisory services, compliance management and business development. This will include:

• Providing tax advisory services to a variety of clients and managing the successful delivery of commercially viable and technically excellent advice to a variety of clients involving tax efficient structuring, international and other advisory work.

• Managing client relationships and becoming the focal tax point of contact.

• Understanding the client's business and identifying areas for the provision of tax and other services

• Being involved in business development activity

• Managing the tax compliance process (delivered by our Tax Centre of Excellence).

• Preparing tax advice on a wide range of projects.

• Working as part of a team.

• Ensuring all risk procedures are adhered to.


The Person

We are looking for people who are keen to work in an environment that offers plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development. Whilst working with us you will broaden your project management and technical skills and your commercial acumen. You will also have the opportunity to work with many talented people within the KPMG global network, the financial community and other professional advisers. The person best suited to a role is someone who is bright, driven, and confident and has good communication skills.

The successful candidate will have the following skills:

• Strong interpersonal skills.

• Ability to work as part of a multifunctional team.

• Strong task and team management skills.

• Ability to build client relationships.

Training will be provided including the opportunity to study for relevant professional tax qualifications.


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