Tax Manager - Global Mobility Services, London National Markets

Location: London

Capability: Tax & Law

Apply for role

Job details

Location: London

Capability: Tax & Law

Experience Level: Manager

Type: Full Time

Service Line: Global Mobility Svs

Contract type: Permanent

Job description

Tax Manager - Global Mobility Services, London National Markets


KPMG Overview 

Joining KPMG means joining a talented team of exceptional colleagues who bring innovative thoughts and a natural curiosity to the work they do each day. No one type of person succeeds at KPMG; a diverse business requires diverse personalities, characters and perspectives. There really is a place for you here.




At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

We are looking for a Manager to join our Global Mobility Services (GMS) tax team in our London National Markets team. The role will be based in Canary Wharf, London but we have options to consider Birmingham, Reading and other locations in the South.


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. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a confident, outward-facing skillset, and who is willing to invest time and energy in the marketplace.


Our Global Mobility Services practice makes managing a global workforce easier, safer and more efficient. It’s an exciting time to join our diverse and experienced team of over 4,000 professionals in more than 140 countries. You’ll advise on complex people challenges, including future of work trends such as cross-border working, remote working and virtual assignments. Working alongside multi-disciplinary experts, such as tax, technology, immigration and mobility administration services and using some of the best technology solutions in the market, you’ll have the support and tools to create opportunities for our clients – and for your career. 


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 developments.
  • Helping to advise clients on GMS issues, helping ensure they function smoothly and effectively.
  • Working with companies of all sizes, including many household 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:

ATT/ACA/CTA qualified or equivalent


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 teamwork.
  • 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.


We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

Apply for role

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.

Read about Tax & Law

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.

About KPMG

Our Values

They provide us with a strong sense of identity, ensuring we can grow stronger. They bind us together, across our different backgrounds and cultures, and are common to each of us. Explore more about why Our Values matter.

Read more

Agile working

From role sharing and flexible start and finish times to home working, we'll try and support the flexible work patterns that best suit you.

Read more

Committed to inclusion

We want you to bring your full self to work - to make this a place where people from every background thrive.

Read more

Supporting work returners

We welcome applications from people who have taken a career break.

Read more

Need support? Let us know

We're a member of the Business Disability Forum so please get in touch if you'd like to discuss any adjustments that you might need in the application process - and if you are successful beyond this.

Need Support? Let us know

Our agency policy

We don't accept speculative CVs from agencies - you can see our policy on agencies here:

Read more
Back to top ;