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Manager - KPMG Law, Corporate Team - London

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Senior Manager - KPMG Law, Corporate Team - London

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Senior Manager - KPMG Law, Corporate Team - Reading

Location: Reading

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Manager - Transaction Services SPA

Location: London

Service Line: Transaction Services

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Associate Director - Transaction Services SPA

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Service Line: Transaction Services

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Manager - Non Life Actuarial

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Manager - KPMG Law, Corporate Team - London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Legal Services

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


KPMG Law is seeking a mid-level corporate lawyer to join its expanding team in London to focus on legal solutions for private enterprise clients.


KPMG Law is a disrupter in the legal services industry offering legal advisory services combined with new law and technology driven offerings and multi-disciplinary solutions. Our lawyers have the benefit of being part of an exciting start-up business within a leading global professional services firm.

The successful candidate will have broad experience across M&A, equity investments and joint ventures, equity incentive arrangements and corporate restructurings gained at a city practice and be:
- an entrepreneurial self-starter who is excited by the opportunity to provide multi-disciplinary legal services in a different environment and manner while delivering a great service to clients


- able to understand the legal solution within the wider picture and who is keen to become a more rounded business adviser





- a driven and proactive team player who enjoys working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines and is keen to assist with the development of junior team members





- a relationship builder who can spot and develop new opportunities and client relationships both within the KPMG network and externally





- a good technical lawyer with a solid knowledge of the Companies Act




The role will involve:
- providing corporate legal advice on a broad range of client solutions spanning corporate reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions, equity investments, joint ventures and equity incentive arrangements


- building relationships with other KPMG teams and KPMG clients to develop and provide multi-disciplinary solutions





- project managing and driving projects to conclusion





- Training and mentoring more junior team members




It is expected that the successful applicant will be an English-qualified solicitor with a minimum of 4 years’ PQE experience, gained in the UK at a reputable firm (but applicants with other suitable experience will also be considered). Strong academic, technical, and personal skills are essential.

Senior Manager - KPMG Law, Corporate Team - London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Legal Services

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


KPMG Law is seeking a mid-level corporate lawyer to join its expanding team in London.

KPMG Law is a disrupter in the legal services industry offering legal advisory services combined with new law and technology driven offerings and multi-disciplinary solutions. Our lawyers have the benefit of being part of an exciting start-up business within a leading global professional services firm.

The successful candidate will have broad experience across international business reorganisations, M&A and joint ventures gained in the UK at a City practice (but applicants with other suitable experience will also be considered) and be:

• an entrepreneurial self-starter who is excited by the opportunity to provide multi-disciplinary legal services in a different environment and manner while delivering a great service to clients

• able to understand the legal solution within the wider picture and who is keen to become a more rounded business adviser

• a driven and proactive team player who enjoys working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines and is keen to assist with the development of junior team members

• a relationship builder who can spot and develop new opportunities and client relationships both within the KPMG network and externally

• a good technical lawyer with a solid knowledge of the Companies Act


The role will involve:

• providing corporate legal advice on a broad range of client solutions spanning corporate reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures

• building relationships with other KPMG teams and KPMG clients to develop and provide multi-disciplinary solutions

• project managing and driving projects to conclusion

• training and mentoring more junior team members

It is expected that the successful applicant will be an English-qualified solicitor with a minimum of 7 years’ PQE experience. Strong academic, technical, and personal skills are essential.

Senior Manager - KPMG Law, Corporate Team - Reading

Location: Reading

Capability: Tax

Service line: Legal Services

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


Now more than ever, we need to support our clients to adapt in a rapidly-changing business and legal landscape. Side-by-side, we're reimaging law, working with them to navigate uncertainty - where through disruption, we see possibilities. We're looking for colleagues to join our network of legal professionals who are self-starters, able to drive commercial value, seek opportunity and deliver digitally-driven solutions that help our clients evolve and thrive in a new world.

Our integrated approach allows us to supply rounded legal solutions as we're able to apply our deep industry knowledge and commercial insight from our wider practice - all underpinned by our innovative use of technology.

What KPMG Law is looking for from its lawyers:

• Team players who enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines
• Approachable people who are keen to develop personally and professionally, and to assist with the development of junior team members
• Lawyers with a passion for the law
• Intellectually curious, open-minded and analytical people, with an eye for detail and pride in their work
• Driven and proactive professionals who deliver a great service to their clients
• Relationship builders who can spot and develop new opportunities both within the KPMG network and externally
• Flexible people who are able to deal with a fluid, changing work environment


Why you might want to join KPMG Legal Services:

• You can see the advantages of professional advice being provided within a multidisciplinary team
• You are ambitious and perceive the wealth of opportunities presented by a start-up legal practice in a leading global professional services firm
• You want the opportunity to develop client relationships and KPMG’s legal services capabilities
• You are excited by the idea of being a founding member of a team that will grow significantly
• You want to broaden your experience and become a more rounded professional
• You want to achieve a sustainable work-life balance


Role and Responsibilities:


• Early Legal Input into Tax Advice – providing our clients with tax advice that has already been reviewed by lawyers
• Implementation of Tax Advice – providing our clients with a simple and cost-effective way of successfully implementing our tax advice
• Review and Rectification of Implementations – reviewing existing structures and helping clients preserve value by rectifying inadequate implementations and operation
• Unwinding Structures – unwinding defunct or unwanted structures
• Mergers & Acquisitions – primarily deal advice on both sides of a transaction including Corporate law advice, guidance, implementation, regulatory and applicability.


Experience Required:

The applicant will be a corporate lawyer with a good range of experience in areas of law such as structuring and reorganisations, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, funds, debt listings and intra-group financing arrangements, corporate governance, commercial arrangements, share investments and/or the implementation of employee incentive arrangements.


The applicant must have a high level of technical knowledge with regards to UK corporate and contract law. Familiarity with partnership, trust, regulatory, banking and/or insolvency law would be helpful. In addition, a successful applicant will have the ability to get up to speed quickly on esoteric areas and be keen to continue developing his/her legal skills and engage in new areas of work.


The applicant must be able to demonstrate his/her experience on transactions (while ensuring that other senior members of the team are kept informed and involved at appropriate times), and to supervise and develop more junior members of the team. Strong project management skills are a must.


The applicant should have good experience of coordinating the provision of advice and the production of complex and interrelated legal agreements and documentation by advisers in several jurisdictions. While consulting appropriately on difficult issues, he/she must be able to deliver robust and appropriate legal advice and exercise sound judgement.


The successful applicant will have significant experience of working with demanding clients across a wide spectrum of size and activities, and will be expert at service delivery. He/she must be able to demonstrate sound client relationship and business development skills, and a keenness to develop these skills further. The successful applicant will be expected to take responsibility for servicing and building part of the existing business of the team. The successful applicant will help promote the team’s work through participating in team and firm events, giving internal and external presentations, and producing expert articles for publication.


Education and qualifications:

It is expected that the successful applicant will be a UK-qualified solicitor with a minimum of 7 years’ PQE experience, which should have been gained in the UK at a reputable firm (but applicants with other suitable experience will also be considered). Strong academic, technical, drafting and personal skills are essential.





Manager - Transaction Services SPA

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Our Transaction Services practice comprises approximately 450 people across the UK, organised to align to KPMG’s market orientated structure, and is at the heart of the Firm's agenda to increase its penetration of boardrooms and work with clients across the economic and transaction cycle.
Our team works closely with colleagues across Deal Advisory as well as Tax, Audit and other Advisory teams; it is a multi-disciplinary and international environment that sits right at the heart of our One Firm agenda.
There is currently a market opportunity to join the SPA team within Transaction Services at Manager level as part of the SPA team’s ambitious growth plans.

Within Transaction Services, the SPA team delivers a wide range of transaction related services to our clients. Pre-deal, the team supports clients develop the right pricing mechanism, provides advice on transaction legal documents (principally the Sale and Purchase Agreement) and provides wider vendor assist services, such as preparing Locked Box papers. The SPA team also supports clients post-completion, proving advice on the preparation or review of completion accounts and earn-out accounts, providing tactical advice on commercial negotiation and any disputes which may arise. The team helps our clients identify upside opportunities and risks in their acquisitions, disposals and JVs.
Our Transaction Services business is at the heart of the Firm's agenda to increase its penetration of boardrooms and work with clients across the economic and transaction cycle. The team works closely with colleagues across EMA and globally; it is a multi-disciplinary and international environment that sits right at the heart of our One Firm Agenda.
Positions are available on a full time, part-time or contractor basis. We understand that flexible working means something different to each of us, so we are happy to discuss options that suit your needs.

Management appointments are made on the basis of demonstrated track record. Managers are expected to play a key role in the development of the business:
- Team work: leading work streams on medium size engagements and being an instrumental team member on larger engagement of greater complexity in ambiguous and rapidly changing environments.
- Providing price structuring advice and agreement vetting service on the Sale and Purchase Agreement, in particular completion accounts or locked box provisions, and any additional deferred consideration provisions.
- Providing vendor assist services, such as preparing Locked Box papers.
- Providing post-completion advice on the preparation or review of completion accounts and earn-out accounts, providing tactical advice on commercial negotiation and any disputes which may arise
- Business development: building, commercialising and sustaining relationships with client management team members for the benefit of the Firm
- Practice development: taking responsibility for several processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business
- Risk management: identifying and managing risks and ensuring the Firm's frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
- People development: identifying team member development needs and accelerating development by establishing the appropriate plans and frameworks with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer
- Personal development: participating in the career and skills development infrastructure provided by the Firm and acting as a role model with colleagues and clients by living the values of the Firm

Experience
You must have experience of the transaction cycle/ transaction services and supporting Mergers & Acquisitions.

To succeed in this varied and demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
- Significant practical experience of advising clients on sale and purchase agreements, in particular, price adjustment mechanisms, locked box arrangements and earn-out provisions
- Experience of financial due diligence and/or financial audit
- Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
Evidence of working successfully with top management teams at clients

Skills:

- Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions
- Strong personal impact and self-awareness
- Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
- The ability to lead and operate in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams

Associate Director - Transaction Services SPA

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Transaction Services

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Our Transaction Services practice comprises approximately 450 people across the UK, organised to align to KPMG’s market orientated structure, and is at the heart of the Firm's agenda to increase its penetration of boardrooms and work with clients across the economic and transaction cycle.
Our team works closely with colleagues across Deal Advisory as well as Tax, Audit and other Advisory teams; it is a multi-disciplinary and international environment that sits right at the heart of our One Firm agenda.
There is currently a market opportunity to join the SPA team within Transaction Services at Associate Director level as part of the SPA team’s ambitious growth plans.

Within Transaction Services, the SPA team delivers a wide range of transaction related services to our clients. Pre-deal, the team supports clients develop the right pricing mechanism, provides advice on transaction legal documents (principally the Sale and Purchase Agreement) and provides wider vendor assist services, such as preparing Locked Box papers. The SPA team also supports clients post-completion, proving advice on the preparation or review of completion accounts and earn-out accounts, providing tactical advice on commercial negotiation and any disputes which may arise. The team helps our clients identify upside opportunities and risks in their acquisitions, disposals and JVs.
Our Transaction Services business is at the heart of the Firm's agenda to increase its penetration of boardrooms and work with clients across the economic and transaction cycle. The team works closely with colleagues across EMA and globally; it is a multi-disciplinary and international environment that sits right at the heart of our One Firm Agenda.
Positions are available on a full time, part-time or contractor basis. We understand that flexible working means something different to each of us, so we are happy to discuss options that suit your needs.

Associate Director appointments are made on the basis of demonstrated track record.

Associate Directors are expected to play a key role in the development of all aspects of the practice:
- Engagement leadership: driving projects, advising clients orally and in writing in relation to live transactions.
- Providing price structuring advice and agreement vetting service on the Sale and Purchase Agreement, in particular completion accounts or locked box provisions, and any additional deferred consideration provisions.
- Providing vendor assist services, such as preparing Locked Box papers.
- Providing post-completion advice on the preparation or review of completion accounts and earn-out accounts, providing tactical advice on commercial negotiation and any disputes which may arise
— Business development: building, commercialising and sustaining relationships with both internal KPMG teams and external client management team members for the benefit of the Firm.
— Practice development: taking responsibility for several processes and initiatives that are key to scaling the business
— Risk management: identifying and managing risks and ensuring the Firm's risk management frameworks are implemented appropriately and effectively
— People development: identifying team member development needs and accelerating development by establishing the appropriate plans and frameworks with particular emphasis on coaching and skills transfer
— Performance management: being responsible for coaching and performance managers of a small number of junior staff in the department.
— Personal development: participating in the career and skills development infrastructure provided by the Firm and acting as a role model with colleagues and clients by living the values of the Firm

Experience Essential

You must have experience of the transaction cycle/ transaction services and supporting Mergers & Acquisitions.

To succeed in this varied and demanding role you will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience:
— Significant practical experience of advising clients on sale and purchase agreements, in particular, price adjustment mechanisms, locked box arrangements and earn-out provisions
— Experience of financial due diligence and/or financial audit
— Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
Evidence of working successfully with top management teams at clients

Skills:

— Strong analytical skills including the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions
— Strong personal impact and self-awareness
— Excellent written and oral communication and presentation skills
— The ability to lead and operate in high performing, multi-disciplinary teams










Manager - Non Life Actuarial

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: FRM

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Role

Responsibilities:

To manage and develop external client relationships though direct business development activity and internal people/resource management. This will be achieved through:

• Assisting in the delivery of client engagements, working as part of a project team on client sites
• Providing a high quality advisory service to our clients
• Supporting senior management efforts to cultivate and maintain target client relationships, including assisting with proposals and the development of sales materials
• Drafting reports and presentations.
• Working with other KPMG teams and providing technical input
• The successful candidate will be required to manage small to medium sized teams.
• As well as project delivery responsibilities, the role involves supporting other aspects of the team's work including sales and marketing, research and development of new services, and knowledge management

Current Projects:

• Statements of Actuarial opinion
• Pricing assurance projects
• Providing assistance to Companies undertaking mergers and acquisitions
• Helping Companies with their capital models and advising on capital planning
• Provision of actuarial expertise to support our Audit colleagues

The Person

Qualifications and Skills:

The successful candidate is expected to be a qualified actuary. They will have experience of working in a non life actuarial function, or a non life consultancy

Experience/Knowledge:

• The capability to manage concurrent engagements and play a part in shaping and implementing KPMG's tailored solutions.
• Must be able to produce deliverables to a high standard that are ready for final review, with a complete and comprehensive audit trail.
• The ability to develop productive relationships that bring in business
• Strong technical and communication skills (both written and oral) and the ability to deal with clients and senior personnel from day one
• Flexibility and an enjoyment of working on challenging projects, and interacting with teams from other business groups
• Strong project and people management skills, and an ability to structure task allocations around critical goals
• Strong coaching skills to develop the capabilities of junior team members
• Advanced Excel skills.
• Knowledge of UK regulatory regime for non-life insurers.
• Knowledge of UK reporting methodologies, e.g. UK GAAP, IFRS, FCA Returns.
• Strong communication skills, both written and oral, and an ability to explain actuarial concepts to non-actuaries.
• A broad knowledge of non-life insurance products
Candidates with any of the following skills would be considered favourably:
• Modelling (eg Igloo, ReMetrica);
• Programming (eg VBA, .NET);
• Lloyd’s market experience;
• Must be flexible and enjoy working on a wide range of projects.

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