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Tax Assistant Manager - Corporate Tax - National Markets - Aberdeen

Date: Nov 9, 2021

Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

The Team

KPMG's Tax practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, Tax offers a broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people.

Our Corporate Tax department is a fast growing part of our Tax practice with a diverse client base ranging from PE-backed and privately held businesses through to some of the largest UK and globally listed multinationals.

Working in our Corporate Tax department will give you the opportunity to develop relationships with clients as you help with advice on a wide range of UK and international corporate tax advisory projects and work with our Tax Centre of Excellence to manage our clients’ tax compliance processes.

The Role

We are currently looking to recruit an Assistant Manager to join our Corporate Tax Advisory team in Scotland and be based out of our Aberdeen office.


The successful candidate will have experience working in a corporate tax role and have the motivation to develop their tax technical and client relationship skills. The role is fast moving and varied. The core responsibilities will include:
• Being the principal contact on a portfolio of clients on day to day tax matters and working with Senior Managers and Managers on our largest client accounts
• Supporting on tax advisory projects across a client portfolio. Expect to be advising on group reorganisations, tax due diligence, financing, international tax and tax governance
• Ensuring our clients are kept up to date with emerging corporate and wider tax developments impacting their business
• Working with our specialists to deliver expertise to the local market
• Responding appropriately to requests from our clients for other KPMG services
• Managing the tax compliance process, working closely with our delivery team in KPMG’s Tax Centre of Excellence)
• Supervising the work of junior members of staff and providing coaching to support their development
• Assisting our Managers and Senior Managers with client account management, including complying with appropriate risk management procedures and financial management
• Support the leadership with business development opportunities

Qualifications and Skills

- Ideally CTA / ACA / ACCA qualified (or equivalent).
- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear

Experience and Background

- Prior Corporate Tax experience.
- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work.
- Identifies and pursues business opportunities.
- Continuously learns from experiences.
- Seeks out feedback and development opportunities.
- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback.
- Coaches less experienced staff.
- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community.
- Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information.
- Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
- Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external).

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