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Tax Manager - Global Mobility Services - Reading or Bristol

Date: Feb 14, 2021

Location: Reading, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK


We are looking for a Manager to join our Global Mobility Services (GMS) team in our South regions. The role can be based in either Reading or Bristol. KPMG's Global Mobility Service (GMS) practice is a diverse and fast-growing area of our Tax business. We serve some of the biggest names, with high-profile engagements touching every corner of world. Our GMS engagement teams are “360 degree service oriented”, with tax technical, client development and client-facing responsibilities as part of each successful candidates remit.

This team’s client base has grown dramatically over the last year and continued success in the market place and recent new wins means significant growth will continue. The candidate will be ready for early assumption of managerial responsibilities and close, regular contact with our dynamic partner and director group

Role and Responsibilities:

Manage a wide variety of clients and lead the team on your clients
Maintain and lead strong relationships with clients
Take ownership for finances and billing
Being the day to day contact for allocated clients, supported by a strong team
Ensuring clients are provided with up to date information on Global Mobility Services (GMS) developments
Helping to advise clients on GMS issues, helping ensure they function smoothly and effectively
Working with companies of all sizes, including many house hold name clients
Project management of advisory projects carried out for clients
Review of tax returns
Be involved in all aspects of cross border advisory - covering tax, Social Security, process, policy and efficiencies
Carry out arrival/departure briefings for senior assignees
Get involved in business development/proposals
Managing and coaching of staff

Qualifications and Skills:

ACA/CTA qualified or equivalent preferred

Experience and Background:

International tax services experience with UK Expat tax backgrounds, covering tax briefings, tax returns and advisory.
Ideally you will also have experience in co-ordinating UK led global engagements
High level personal responsibility and accountability for team work
Capacity to receive positive, constructive feedback
Analytical; identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
Communicates with impact, both in speech and writing, and in a way that is open, honest, consistent, and clear
Safeguards and enhances the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
Motivated by a passion for the international aspects of our work, professional proficiency, and a desire to serve and lead excellent global service teams
Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) Flexible, positive outlook with a commitment to team working
Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under own initiative
Capable of working to deadlines, showing resilience under pressure an ability to apply knowledge to non routine situations
You should be able to demonstrate sound professional judgement including the ability to identify issues/concerns and consult where appropriate with more senior staff.


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