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Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - National Markets, Newcastle

Date: Sep 7, 2021

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax, 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.

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.

The Role

The KPMG North tax team is a fast growing part of the KPMG tax practice and 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 management team. The marketplace is diverse with a client and target base of UK listed, PE backed, inbound and family owned groups.

The successful tax candidate will be a self-starter with a confident outward facing skillset willing to invest time and effort in the marketplace and work as part of a team. The role will be based from our Newcastle Office.

The Responsibilities

The role involves a mix of tax advisory services and compliance management and business development. This will include:

Being the principal contact with many clients on day to day tax matters and working with managers, senior managers, directors or partners on larger clients
• Being involved on tax advisory and planning work on client portfolio and working with senior colleagues and specialists to deliver expertise to the local market
• Assisting with business development and attending client meetings
• Working with the tax computation processing team in the management and delivery of tax compliance work.
• Delegating delivery of work to junior colleagues whilst maintaining control of quality and timetables.
• Coaching and developing more junior members of staff
• Maintaining strong financial management of client accounts. For example making sure that fees are raised regularly and identifying situations where overruns can be billed
• Ensuring all risk procedures are adhered to.

The Individual

The successful candidate will have the following skills:
• Qualified CTA or ACA/CA or equivalent
• Strong knowledge of UK Corporation Tax and an awareness of other tax and accounting areas.
• Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
• Commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice
• Ability to work as part of a multifunctional team
• Strong task and time management skills
• Ability to build strong relationships, both with clients and within the team
• Good computational and excel skills

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