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Manager, Technical Accounting Advisory Financial Services - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Service Line: Audit

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Manager - GCT, Tax Transformation - London

Location: London

Service Line: Global Comp and Trans

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Assistant Manager - GCT - Tax Transformation

Location: London

Service Line: Global Comp and Trans

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Senior Manager - GCT, Tax Transformation - London

Location: London

Service Line: Global Comp and Trans

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Senior Manager Accounting Advisory Services, ESG Financial Reporting

Location: London

Service Line: Audit

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Senior Managers Accounting Advisory Services, Financial Reporting

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Service Line: Audit

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Manager, Technical Accounting Advisory Financial Services - Birmingham

Location: Birmingham

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Accounting Consultation team provides in-depth technical accounting knowledge to the audited entities in KPMG’s Banking Audit practice. The team brings technical knowledge with practical insights and experience in the banking sector to advise our audit teams on their most complex and judgmental technical accounting and reporting issues. We have one position available in our Birmingham office.

The team creates added value through:
-Seamless integration into investment and retail banking audit teams to assist and deliver on the most technical accounting aspects of their audits.

- Translating subject matter expertise on complex accounting areas such as IFRS 9, hedge accounting and structured transactions into comprehensible and practical solutions.

- Be at the forefront of, and drive best practice in, financial instruments reporting across the KPMG audit practice.
- Provide high quality and practical training and education for external and internal audiences.
- Maintain close links with KPMG UK’s national and global technical departments

Role and Responsibilities

- Advise on a wide range of accounting and reporting areas, with a focus on financial instruments for our retail and investment banking clients.

- Integrate into audit teams to deliver responsive support based on strong project management skills.

- Direct interaction with clients on our biggest clients and/or areas that attract significant accounting risk.

- Inspection of financial statements of Public Interest Entity clients prior to issuance

- Develop internal and external training on accounting and financial reporting matters

- Respond to ad-hoc accounting queries from audit teams

- Manage and mentor team members.
- There will also be opportunities to get involved in some advisory engagements and projects led by other KPMG teams where accounting SME support is required, e.g. IBOR replacement, Brexit, Finance transformation and transaction services.

- Responsible for delegating, coaching and leading a team of assistant managers who specialise in technical accounting alongside other managers and under guidance of Partners/Directors to support our most complex banking audit clients.

- Direct interaction with Banking audit Partners/Directors and regular interaction with senior members of Banking audited entities' accounting policy and finance functions, delivering insights in GAAP compliant solutions to the audited entities most complex technical challenges.

- Responsible for delivering technical accounting solutions to maintain industry leading audit quality to a range of complex audited entities including global investment banks, mid-tier building societies and smaller private banks. Solutions will be provided post internal consultation within the team.

Qualifications and Skills

- Work experience in an accounting firm or finance function focusing on financial instruments related technical accounting relevant to financial institutions.
- Experience of evaluating complex technical issues, requiring analysis of facts and circumstances and consideration of alternatives culminating in provision of sound practical GAAP compliant accounting solutions.

- Audit experience

- Knowledge of finance processes, particularly accounting processes or financial reporting.

- Professional qualification: ACA, ACCA or CPA.
- Strong technical knowledge of accounting standards related to financial instruments or relevant to Financial Services clients (IAS 32 and 39, IFRS 3, 7, 9, 10, 13, 15 and 16, and FRS 102 sections 11 and 12) and crucially their practical application within the banking industry- Excellent written and communication skills; including delivering presentations and an ability to communicate well with clients in writing and verbally.

- Strong project management skills, demonstrated by a record of accounting project delivery;
- Ability to motivate a team and lead by example.


Opening date: 28th September 2020
Closing date: 26th October 2020
Competitive salary plus negotiable benefits

Manager - GCT, Tax Transformation - London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Global Comp and Trans

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in Tax Transformation. KPMG’s Tax Transformation team implements award-winning technology to help our clients automate their accounting, tax, finance and regulatory reporting processes.

We are winning new clients and are growing our team as a result of these successes. This is an exciting time to be part of the Tax Transformation team at KPMG.

We are looking for talented Tax Managers with UK or global tax experience to join us in Canada Square, London, particularly those with an indirect tax data and automation background

You will be able to demonstrate strong tax and project management skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines and produce a first class solutions for our clients. This role offers a candidate the ability to apply their Tax skills in a unique and innovative way. The candidate will work across the service lines within Tax & Legal to define propositions leveraging ERP, tax determination, compliance and data & analytics technology. The candidate will gain experience across the lifecycle of a transformation project, assisting with business development and go to market activities as well as managing the development of new data solutions and leading the deployment of solutions to some of the world’s largest businesses.

The team also has a focus on innovation, with a defined target of working with the entire Tax & Legal practice to prototype new ideas. The candidate will have the opportunity to partake in requirements discovery and rapid development of these prototype applications. We have a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. The role involves working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors.

We are offering full time roles with flexible working arrangements which include, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days, elements of home working etc. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.


Roles & Responsibilities:


Manage the business development process to progress leads to sales and provide support to contract negotiation and agreement;
Working closely with the tax practice to develop marketable propositions based around the use of our propositions, solutions and technology;Line manage assistant managers or graduate trainees and overseeing output of offshore resource in order to deliver client projects;Assist clients with implementation of technology solutions, both KPMG tools but also third-party applications;Work with the client directly to understand their requirements including potential visits to clients/ local offices when appropriate;Identify and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists as appropriate to prepare or review analysis;Identify opportunities to identify additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists;Coaching and technical support for other team members;Follow KPMG best practice and policy.

The Person


Qualifications and skills:


We welcome applications from those qualified by experience, as well as ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications.


Knowledge and Experience:


Demonstrable interest in/background in technology to assist transformation including highly proficient Excel usage is essential;
Strong written and verbal communications skills and experience managing stakeholders as part of project delivery;
Experience of review of tax process; including compliance processes;
Ability to identify and resolve technical issues or escalate as appropriate;
Excellent teamwork and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets;
Project management or Agile development qualifications would be helpful but are not essential;
Ability to build and execute strong internal and external relationships;
Ability to work autonomously, as a self-starter with the confidence to make their own decisions;
A corporate or indirect tax background is preferable;
Ability to work in teams to deliver projects to agreed deadlines and budgets, even under pressure.

Assistant Manager - GCT - Tax Transformation

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Global Comp and Trans

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role

At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in Tax Transformation. KPMG’s Tax Transformation team implements award-winning technology to help our clients automate their accounting, tax, finance and regulatory reporting processes.

We are winning new clients and are growing our team as a result of these successes. This is an exciting time to be part of the corporate tax transformations team at KPMG.

We are looking for talented Tax Assistant Managers with UK or global corporate tax experience to join us in Canada Square, London, particularly those with an indirect tax data and automation background.

You will be able to demonstrate strong tax and developing project management skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines and produce a first class product ready for issue to our clients. This role offers a candidate the ability to apply their Tax skills in a unique and innovative way. The candidate will work across the service lines within Tax & Legal to define propositions leveraging ERP, tax determination, compliance and data & analytics technology. The candidate will gain experience across the lifecycle of a transformation project, assisting with business development and go to market activities as well as managing the development of new data solutions and leading the deployment of solutions to some of the world’s largest businesses.

The team also has a focus on innovation, with a defined target of working with the entire Tax & Legal practice to prototype new technology ideas. The candidate will have the opportunity to partake in requirements discovery and rapid development of these prototype applications.

We have a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. The role involves working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors.

We are offering full time roles with flexible working arrangements which include, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.

Roles & Responsibilities:

- Work closely with the Tax Transformation team and wider tax practice to develop marketable propositions based around the use of our propositions, solutions and technology;
- Assist the business development process to progress leads to sales;
- Oversee output of offshore resource in order to deliver client projects;
- Assist clients with implementation of technology solutions, both KPMG tools but also third-party applications;
- Work with the client directly to understand their requirements including potential visits to clients/ local offices when appropriate;
- Identify and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists as appropriate to prepare or review analysis;
- Coaching and technical support for other more junior team members.
- Follow KPMG best practice and policy.
The Person

Qualifications and skills:


We welcome applications from those qualified by experience, as well as ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications.

Knowledge and Experience:

- Demonstrable interest in/background in technology including highly proficient Excel usage is essential;
- Strong written and verbal communications skills and experience managing stakeholders as part of project delivery;
- Experience of review of tax process, including compliance processes;
- Ability to identify and resolve technical issues or escalate as appropriate;
- Excellent teamwork and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets;
- Project management or Agile development qualifications would be helpful but are not essential;
- Ability to build and execute strong internal and external relationships;
- Ability to work autonomously, as a self-starter with the confidence to make their own decisions;
- A corporate or indirect tax background is preferable;
- Ability to work in teams to deliver projects to agreed deadlines and budgets, even under pressure.

Senior Manager - GCT, Tax Transformation - London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Global Comp and Trans

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in Tax Transformation. KPMG’s Tax Transformation team implements award-winning technology to help our clients automate their accounting, tax, finance and regulatory reporting processes.

We are winning new clients and are growing our team as a result of these successes. This is an exciting time to be part of the Tax Transformation team at KPMG.

We are looking for talented Tax Senior Managers with UK or global tax experience to join us in Canada Square, London, particularly those with an indirect tax data and automation background.

You will be able to demonstrate strong tax and project management skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines and produce a first class solutions for our clients. This role offers a candidate the ability to apply their Tax skills in a unique and innovative way. The candidate will work across the service lines within Tax & Legal to define propositions leveraging ERP, tax determination, compliance and data & analytics technology. The candidate will gain experience across the lifecycle of a transformation project, assisting with business development and go to market activities as well as managing the development of new data solutions and leading the deployment of solutions to some of the world’s largest businesses.

The team also has a focus on innovation, with a defined target of working with the entire Tax & Legal practice to prototype new ideas. The candidate will have the opportunity to partake in requirements discovery and rapid development of these prototype applications. We have a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. The role involves working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors.

We are offering full time roles with flexible working arrangements which include, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days, elements of home working etc. We would be happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest.


Role & Responsibilities:


Lead the business development process to progress leads to sales and taking responsibility for contract negotiation and agreement;Working closely with the tax practice to develop marketable propositions based around the use of our propositions, solutions and technology;Line managing managers, assistant managers or graduate trainees and overseeing output of offshore resource in order to deliver client projects;Assist clients with implementation of technology solutions, both KPMG tools but also third-party applications;Work with the client directly to understand their requirements including potential visits to clients/ local offices when appropriate;Identify and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists as appropriate to prepare or review analysis;Identify opportunities to identify additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists;Coaching and technical support for other team members;Follow KPMG best practice and policy;

The Person


Qualifications and skills:


We welcome applications from those qualified by experience, as well as ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications.


Knowledge and Experience:

Demonstrable interest in/background in technology to assist transformation including highly proficient Excel usage is essential;
Strong written and verbal communications skills and experience managing stakeholders as part of project delivery;Experience of review of tax process, including compliance processes;
Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate; Excellent teamwork and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets;Project management or Agile development qualifications would be helpful but are not essential;
Ability to build and execute strong internal and external relationships;
Ability to work autonomously, as a self-starter with the confidence to make their own decisions;
A corporate or indirect tax background is preferable;
Ability to work in teams to deliver projects to agreed deadlines and budgets, even under pressure.

Senior Manager Accounting Advisory Services, ESG Financial Reporting

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Job Description

Work as a senior ESG reporting specialist within the growing Accounting Advisory Services (AAS) team. The team provides specialist accounting and reporting advice to clients across a range of areas.
We are seeking an experienced ESG reporting expert to drive the growth of our Corporate Reporting service line. The candidate will lead the delivery of engagements advising our clients on how to develop and improve their external reporting on ESG matters. Such matters might include Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions, waste, water, community investment, sustainable supply chains, health and safety (H&S), diversity, gender pay gap, responsible investing and other non-financial information.
The role would include providing advice to large corporate companies in different sectors, including those from the FTSE 100, on best practice reporting. This would include the application of relevant reporting industry reporting frameworks such as TCFD, SASB, GRI, CDSB and Integrated Reporting, looking at both the reporting content as well as providing advice on processes and data collection.
The role would often involve managing or working as part of a cross-functional team including ESG strategy, risk management, assurance, technology and transformation/change experts.

Key Responsibilities:

- Management of client ESG reporting related engagements, including leading AAS input into large multi-disciplinary teams
- Managing the preparation and delivery of reports and presentations to help clients to understand and identify their material ESG issues, decide on their desired reporting maturity, and improve or redesign their public disclosures.
- Providing senior clients with advice on the initial and continuing application of relevant industry reporting frameworks including TCFD, SASB, GRI, CDSB and Integrated Reporting.
- Development and delivery of training on ESG topics to clients and internal KPMG teams
- Building and maintaining strong relationships with senior client leaders as well as KPMG ESG leadership in the UK and Globally
- People management and performance development including motivating and generating commitment from team members
- Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business development activities
- Demonstrate continuous self and team development.
- Share knowledge with the team.Actively contribute to AAS strategy and growth, team management and other non-delivery aspects of the role.Experience

- Experience of leading and developing teams, managing budgets, strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to juggle competing priorities
- Experience (ideally 7 years) in a sustainability/environmental related field, including experience of preparing, assuring or advising on sustainability reporting for large clients (ideally FTSE 350 or equivalent)
- Experienced in preparing, auditing/assuring or reviewing the content of mainstream corporate reporting documents such as the Annual Report.
- Business development experience including generating sales with new clients and developing internal networks
-Expertise/ technical role requirements


- Strong understanding of industry reporting frameworks such as TCFD, SASB, GRI, CDSB and Integrated Reporting.
- Strong project management techniques including decision-making ability, analytical skills, time management, organisation and evaluative skills.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
- IT literacy with sound knowledge and experience of Excel/Word/Powerpoint.Skills

- Inquisitive mind with a strong passion for sustainability and ESG issues
- Willingness and demonstrated experience in quickly and effectively climbing learning curves
- An ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals both internally and externally, including Board level stakeholders and KPMG leadership.
- Self-driven and resilient.
- Ability to identify and resolve issues, or escalate as appropriate.
- Drive and resilience and ability to thrive in a pressured environment
- Focus on delivering high quality work whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail

Senior Managers Accounting Advisory Services, Financial Reporting

Location: London

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


We have multiple positions available for client facing Senior Manager roles in the Accounting
Advisory Services team. Provides specialist IFRS accounting advice to clients
across a range of areas. Projects focus on the application of technical
accounting – in particular accounting policy conversions and GAAP analysis,
preparation of financial statements or carve out accounts, merger and
acquisition activity, implementation support for new standards, group
restructurings, and training – often working as part of cross-functional teams
including Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Audit and Tax. We are
seeking additional qualified accountants to continue to extend the depth and
breadth of accounting based services, in the areas listed above and beyond.
Key Responsibilities:



· Management of client accounting related engagements, leading teams. In some instances,
leading AAS input into larger, multi-disciplinary teams


· Ownership and delivery of quality, efficient and profitable engagements.


· Technical accounting skills equivalent to a subject matter expert on specific topics.

· Lead business development effort in a sector and for Accounting Advisory service line.

· Build and maintain excellent relationship with senior client staff.

· Build and maintain excellent relationship with other departments with whom AAS works
closely e.g. tax, deal advisory.

· Deliver compelling engagement proposals which result in winning engagements.

· Development and delivery of accounting training to clients and internal KPMG teams

· Contributing to practice and risk management, including thought leadership and business
development activities


· Motivate and generate commitment from team members.

· Demonstrate continuous self and team development.


· Share knowledge with the team.

· Actively contribute to Accounting Advisory Services strategy, team management and other
non-delivery aspects of the role.



Key Qualifications and Skills Required:

· Qualified accountant (Chartered Accountant or international equivalent)


· Experience in an accounting advisory function within large Corporate business sector

· Technical accounting experience with IFRS


· Technical accounting knowledge of US GAAP, UK GAAP and Companies Act knowledge

· Experience with recent developments in accounting IFRSs 9, 15 and 16


· Experience in leading and developing client relationships within Corporate Sector


· Experience of developing and presenting accounting training courses


· Experience of leading teams and project management

· Experience of coaching and mentoring junior colleagues


· Analytical ability and attention to detail


· Problem solving attitude and proven ability to apply accounting concepts to unusual one-off
situations

· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

· Strong MS Excel skills (or equivalent software) and ability to review complex MS Excel (or equivalent software)spreadsheets


· Experience of building internal relationships with other advisory functions for the benefit of the team and the firm





· Experienceof drafting and reviewing reports in formats such as MS PowerPoint and MS Word(or equivalent software)










Opening Date: 12th October 2020










Closing Date: 9th November 2020











Salary Range: Competitive plus negotiable bonus and benefits

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