Indirect Tax Senior Manager - FS

Location: Aberdeen, Birmingham & Other locations

Capability: Tax & Law

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Job details

Location: Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Gibraltar, Glasgow, Leeds, Leeds Broadgate, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle upon Tyne, Norwich, Nottingham, Plymouth, Reading, Sheffield, South Coast - Southampton, Watford

Capability: Tax & Law

Experience Level: Senior Manager

Type: Full Time

Service Line: Indirect Tax

Contract type: Permanent

Job description


With significant annual growth and ambitious plans for further expansion between now and the end of 2024, our team is home to one of the UK's leading Indirect Tax practices and an exciting place to be. Our expertise spans across the various indirect taxes in the UK - including VAT, Customs and Excise, Insurance Premium Tax and Environmental Taxes. We help clients to successfully manage their indirect tax compliance, to adopt and apply new technology, whilst also forging broader advisory relationships. It’s varied and pioneering work, which helps businesses to anticipate and manage change.  As part of this collaborative team, you’ll use your expertise to do work that matters, helping to create opportunity for clients in a world of increasing complexity.


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.


KPMG has one of the leading Indirect Tax practices in the UK. We work as a national practice providing advice and support in all aspects of Indirect Tax (VAT, Customs Duty, Green taxes) to a broad range of business sectors including large multi-nationals, household name retailers, public sector organisations and Financial services (banking, insurance, asset finance, asset management and real estate clients)

The Indirect Tax practice is a fast-growing and dynamic business, currently with approximately 13 partners and 190 professional staff located across the UK.  We work to support our portfolio of clients with a variety of Indirect tax issues.  Within the various teams we have specialists in sectors such as Retail, Supply Chain, International Trade, alongside our Public Sector and Financial services specialisms.  We work closely with our colleagues in Trade & Customs, Corporate and Employment tax to deliver value to KPMG’s clients.  

The role in question is with the Financial Services (FS) Indirect tax team. The FS Indirect Tax practice currently services a broad range of clients, providing both VAT and Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) services. As VAT and IPT are real time, transactional taxes we work closely with our clients, building up a deep knowledge of their activities and how their businesses operate.

The team undertakes both compliance and advisory services. Over the last 12 months the team has been successful in winning a number of new, exciting projects. These projects include working with some of the largest investment banks, insurers, asset managers and fintechs In the market, we continue to see strong demand from clients looking for indirect tax support.



Roles and Responsibilities

You will be a key member of our Team:

  • Providing high quality Indirect advisory and compliance services on a broad range of indirect tax issues to a range of FS clients
  • Maintaining, developing and managing KPMG’s strong relationships with clients;
  • Developing innovative solutions and opportunities for our clients;
  • Assisting in the implementation of business development initiatives;
  • Providing sales support, developing, building and maintaining key B2B and B2C client relationships
  • Developing more junior members of the team from both a technical and commercial perspective;
  • Working closely with directors and partners who will provide you with the support and opportunities to assist you in realising your full potential.


Qualifications and Skills

  • ACA, CTA or Qualified Solicitor and significant relevant experience with Indirect Taxes


Experience and Background

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who would like to be part of a successful and growing team. You should be someone who:

  • Takes personal responsibility and accountability for their work;
  • Is driven and committed;
  • Is ambitious and motivated to grow personally;
  • Seeks out feedback and development opportunities; Identifies and pursues business opportunities;
  • Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
  • 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
  • Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear
  • 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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Why Tax & Law at KPMG?

The issues surrounding tax and legal services are constantly evolving, both locally and globally. Which is why you'll find life at KPMG both intellectually stimulating and rewarding. There's also the scale and breadth of what we do – our services span specialisms such as Corporate and Indirect Tax; Expatriate and Private Client Personal Tax compliance and advice; and KPMG Law.

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Service Overview

With a UK network of more than 200 indirect tax specialists, supported by a global network of 1,500 professionals across over 100 countries, we’re home to one of the UK’s leading Indirect Tax practices. Our diverse portfolio of household name and smaller clients covers sectors such as Financial Services, B2B, B2C, real estate, private equity and many others. We often work collaboratively with other KPMG service lines.

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About KPMG

With offices across the UK, we are part of a global network of firms providing Audit, Tax & Law, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology Services to diverse clients.

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