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In-House Overseas Tax Compliance Assistant

Date: Oct 21, 2021

Location: Watford, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Role
The In-House Overseas Tax Compliance Assistant role is within the UK Partnership Tax team and will report through to the Head of Business Tax.

The UK Partnership Tax team is part of KPMG Business Services (KBS) and is based in Watford. The Partnership Tax team within KBS is responsible for the tax affairs of the UK firm. The role will involve working predominantly with members of tax and the central services finance team.

The Responsibilities
- Monitor and respond to a functional mailbox and RiskConnect queries from UK staff regarding working overseas for business purposes.
- Preparation of various schedules required to complete/support the tax computations of KPMG LLP and various companies in the KPMG corporate structure. This will involve:
- Analyse travel data, gathering additional data from SAP and HR and preparing summaries as required.
- Extraction, reconciliation of accounting entries and analysis of data from various KPMG systems, including SAP, E-Expenses etc
- Liaising with other internal information providers to ensure accuracy of analysis
- Reporting analysis and findings to members of the team
- Working with the tax team to resolve queries around tax sensitive data/balances
- Assisting with ongoing data analysis relating to KPMG’s tax affairs, for example overseas tax filing requirements
- Assisting the team with responding to requests to work overseas for personal reasons.
- Assisting with other ad hoc tasks and projects as required
The Person – Skills & Qualifications
- Comfort around the use of systems (SAP) and the ability to extract, assimilate and analyse information quickly and accurately
- A sound knowledge of excel and the ability to adapt speedily to in-house systems
- Willingness to handle detail, an investigative nature and ability to get things right
- Respect for confidential information
- Self-starter, good organisational skills are essential but also the ability to recognise when to ask for advice.
- Able to work well in a team environment
- No tax experience is required, although it is expected that the successful candidate will develop their understanding of how certain items are treated for tax purposes
- GCSE or O Levels in English and Maths are expected, and an understanding of bookkeeping would be advantageousThe role will involve working as part of a team - training, supervision and coaching will be provided.
The role is based in Watford.

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