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Military Leavers Programme

Location: London

Service Line: Test

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Associate Director - M&A - North

Location: Leeds

Service Line: Corporate Finance

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Senior Manager - Employment Solutions

Location: Bristol

Service Line: People Services

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Paralegal - KPMG Law, Disputes

Location: London

Service Line: Legal Services

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Associate Director - M&A - North

Location: Leeds

Service Line: Corporate Finance

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Assistant Manager - ENR - Strategy

Location: London

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Military Leavers Programme

Location: London

Capability: Test

Service line: Test

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


KPMG's Military Recruitment Programme offers Service Leavers the opportunity to undertake a six month fully paid contract within the firm. Providing sufficient time to learn the role, develop skills and make a genuine impact on the business. Successful applicants are considered for permanent roles as they become available in the business. A person is hired to fulfil a specific role within a business unit, rather than recruiting a set number of people to complete a work experience programme.

Opportunities may arise in any one of the below business areas:
- Audit
- Tax, Pensions and Legal
- Consulting (Deal Advisory, Risk Consulting and Management Consulting)
- Solutions and Digital
- Central Services
Successful applicants are likely to have some of the criteria listed below:
- A first Degree
- Will be a Top Third service leaver
- Will have demonstrable experience leading projects
- Experience dealing with budgets and finances is highly desirable
- Qualifications including Prince 2, Agile, Lean 6 Sigma, ITIL would be beneficial
- Experience using Microsoft word, including PPT, Excel, MS Project is required
We aim to attract exceptional people from diverse backgrounds who can deliver real results for our clients and drive the firm forward. If you are looking for your first opportunity after leaving the military and this sounds like the right path for you, then please follow the instructions to complete the application.

Associate Director - M&A - North

Location: Leeds

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, 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

KPMG's Corporate Finance practice has an industry-leading reputation for delivering forward thinking and objective advice for our UK and global client base, as well as an envied track record in closing successful deals. Together, our firm's Corporate Financiers have advised on or arranged critical and sensitive equity and debt transactions for some of the world's largest corporations, financial institutions and governments.
KPMG is the leading mid-market M&A adviser in the UK, Europe and globally. Revenue growth means we are in the market for recruiting top talent, who are keen to contribute to the ongoing success of the business.

The Team
A number of opportunities have arisen for an experienced Associate Director to join KPMG’s M&A team supporting and leading deal origination and execution across a range of sectors (FS, Healthcare, Real Estate, Consumer, Industrial, TMT or Business Services).
The role will allow the successful candidate to work on a broad range of domestic and international transactions for corporate, private equity and owner managed clients.
The scope of the role will include both execution of transactions as well as origination of new opportunities.
This is an ideal opportunity for the candidate to join a growing and ambitious team working on a broad range of UK and cross-border transactions including sell-side, buy-side and fundraising mandates.

Key Roles & Responsibilities
Lead projects (with support from Director/ Partner) including being one of the senior points of contact with clients on M&A projects
Actively managing client interfaces, taking responsibility for the day to day project management and delivery of M&A transactions. This will include assuming responsibility for managing all phases of the transaction cycle and deal execution
Leading and managing the delivery of transaction documentation including pitch materials and client proposals
Taking responsibility for agreed areas of origination and business initiatives to generate and develop new opportunities for winning new work
Building and maintaining fee income generating relationships with both corporate and financial institutions, including the identification of secondary income opportunities for the firm
Directing and managing colleagues, support staff and other external advisors on M&A transactions
Coaching and contributing to the development of junior team members

Key Attributes, Qualifications & Skills
Strong academic background (ACA, CFA, MBA or equivalent)
Significant experience within M&A advisory / Corporate Finance in an investment bank, Big 4, private equity team, M&A boutique or corporate development role
Proven execution ability and developing origination skills
Strong numerical, analytical and strategic thinking skills required
Experience of financial modelling and complex financial analysis desired
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Personal drive to deliver results and ambition to make an impact
Commitment to high quality standards, attention to detail and motivation to deliver results within tight deadlines
Personable team player and approach, possessing the ability to create confidence and trust with colleagues and clients alike
M&A experience and strong transactional experience with a demonstrable record of deal execution across all phases of the transaction cycle from origination to completion



Senior Manager - Employment Solutions

Location: Bristol

Capability: Tax

Service line: People Services

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


KPMG Overview :

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Legal, 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.

Job Description :

Our People Services team advises employers on the cost, risk and reward associated with tax. As you would expect, this involves detailed tax advice and compliance - what you might not expect is the diversity of skills within our team, which range from tax, pensions and executive reward through to HR, technology and benefits. We believe the way we are organised and the variety we offer sets us apart from the competition. We can offer you the business challenge and career opportunity you are seeking, in an uplifting team environment.

Our activities are diverse in scope but can be grouped loosely according to the three key business areas they help our clients address:

(i) Employer advisory - including employment tax and HR, payroll and benefits consultancy
(ii) Globally mobile employees - advice to employers about their assignees
(iii) Longer term reward and incentives - mainly using shares but also international pensions

Employment Solutions operates as a national practice and we work on a wide variety of clients including many household names. The work includes both ongoing annuity work and significant one-off projects as part of our employment tax, payroll advisory, CIS and wider expenses/benefits consultancy. An opportunity exists for a Senior Manager within our Employment Solutions team.

Role and Responsibilities

- Working with a range of businesses to lead projects related to employee issues across pay, benefits and expenses such as PAYE health checks, SAO certification, voluntary disclosures, PAYE Settlement Agreements, end to end payroll process reviews, payroll change projects, National Minimum Wage investigations and Off Payroll Working (OPW)
- In addition, tasks will include managing the delivery of ad-hoc employment tax advice relating to areas such as employment status reviews, termination payments, salary sacrifice and due diligences.
- Taking responsibility for a suite of business development and marketing activities, both internally and externally
- Identifying and winning new work opportunities
- Leading on the delivery of work to a high standard and meeting tight deadlines
- Taking responsibility for work carried out by junior staff
- Leading teams of people including coaching and developing junior staff
- Leading negotiations and other interactions with external bodies such as HMRC

Qualifications and Skills

- Extensive Employment Tax experience, market / client knowledge, and ideally ATT/CTA qualified

Experience and Background

- Identifies, leads and pursues business opportunities
- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own and team’s work
- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude that translates across the team
- Continuously learns from experiences and encourages this across the team. Seeks out feedback and development opportunities for self and others
- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback. Coaches less experienced staff
- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community
- Brings insight and effectively applies knowledge to business and client problems
- Identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and makes decisions with appropriate consultation
- 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)

Paralegal - KPMG Law, Disputes

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Legal Services

Experience level: Junior Professional

Employment type: Full Time


Litigation sits within Legal Services forming part of KPMG Tax, Pensions and Legal function. Its establishment flows naturally from KPMG’s long history of successfully delivering multidisciplinary services to clients. Our vision for Legal Services is to be the legal adviser of choice for KPMG’s clients when it comes to their people, corporate structures, internal arrangements, regulatory requirements and disputes with HMRC. KPMG is now regulated by the SRA as a multi-disciplinary practice.

Core corporate, commercial and employment law teams, and a market leading tax litigation team, are already in place. Over the next few years, these teams will grow and Legal Services will expand into other areas of law that fit within its vision and the needs of KPMG’s clients.

KPMG Legal Services are looking for professionals who are:

- Team players who are keen to develop personally and professionally and enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines
- Keen interest in the law, intellectually curious, open-minded and analytical people, with an eye for detail and pride in their work.
- Driven and proactive and someone who will deliver a great service to their clients.
- Highly organised with the ability to prioritise their workload and are able to deal with a fluid, changing work environment.

Role and responsibilities

You will help the team with the following service offerings:

(i) Legal and technical input into potential disputes with HMRC.
(ii) Reviewing a variety of ideas and situations and appraising for litigation risk.
(iii) Litigation in the Tax Tribunals, High Court, Court of Appeal, Supreme Court and CJEU

This will include:

(i) First drafts of pleadings such as notices of appeal and witness statements.
(ii) First drafts of correspondence, advice and reports.
(iii) Carrying out Legal research.
(iv) Case management
(v) Assisting with the preparation for hearing including preparing bundles of documents and authorities.
(vi) First drafts of Instructions to Counsel, attending Conferences and assisting with the preparation of note for settlement.
(vii) General litigation support including the drafting of client engagement letters and managing the risk management compliance for individual cases.
(viii) Assisting with business development activities

Education and qualifications

The applicant will be an individual with some legal experience preferably having worked as part of a litigation and/or tax team. The applicant may possibly have an LPC or similar qualification although this is not essential.
High attention to detail, strong organisational skills, being intellectually curious, and having good teamwork and personal skills are essential.

Experience required

The role will be varied and you will be require to manage your time well and be able to balance several pieces of work simultaneously, prioritising appropriately to ensure tight deadlines are met.
In addition, a successful applicant will have the ability to get up to speed quickly on technical matters and be keen to continue developing his/her legal skills and engage in new areas of work.

Good relationship building skills and organisation skills are a must along with an ability to communicate effectively with clients, contacts and internal colleagues at all levels as well as excellent written communication skills.
The role involves working directly with all team members from other paralegals through to Partner.

Associate Director - M&A - North

Location: Leeds

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, 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

KPMG's Corporate Finance practice has an industry-leading reputation for delivering forward thinking and objective advice for our UK and global client base, as well as an envied track record in closing successful deals. Together, our firm's Corporate Financiers have advised on or arranged critical and sensitive equity and debt transactions for some of the world's largest corporations, financial institutions and governments.
KPMG is the leading mid-market M&A adviser in the UK, Europe and globally. Revenue growth means we are in the market for recruiting top talent, who are keen to contribute to the ongoing success of the business.

The Team
A number of opportunities have arisen for an experienced Associate Director to join KPMG’s M&A team supporting and leading deal origination and execution across a range of sectors (FS, Healthcare, Real Estate, Consumer, Industrial, TMT or Business Services).
The role will allow the successful candidate to work on a broad range of domestic and international transactions for corporate, private equity and owner managed clients.
The scope of the role will include both execution of transactions as well as origination of new opportunities.
This is an ideal opportunity for the candidate to join a growing and ambitious team working on a broad range of UK and cross-border transactions including sell-side, buy-side and fundraising mandates.

Key Roles & Responsibilities
Lead projects (with support from Director/ Partner) including being one of the senior points of contact with clients on M&A projects
Actively managing client interfaces, taking responsibility for the day to day project management and delivery of M&A transactions. This will include assuming responsibility for managing all phases of the transaction cycle and deal execution
Leading and managing the delivery of transaction documentation including pitch materials and client proposals
Taking responsibility for agreed areas of origination and business initiatives to generate and develop new opportunities for winning new work
Building and maintaining fee income generating relationships with both corporate and financial institutions, including the identification of secondary income opportunities for the firm
Directing and managing colleagues, support staff and other external advisors on M&A transactions
Coaching and contributing to the development of junior team members

Key Attributes, Qualifications & Skills
Strong academic background (ACA, CFA, MBA or equivalent)
Significant experience within M&A advisory / Corporate Finance in an investment bank, Big 4, private equity team, M&A boutique or corporate development role
Proven execution ability and developing origination skills
Strong numerical, analytical and strategic thinking skills required
Experience of financial modelling and complex financial analysis desired
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Personal drive to deliver results and ambition to make an impact
Commitment to high quality standards, attention to detail and motivation to deliver results within tight deadlines
Personable team player and approach, possessing the ability to create confidence and trust with colleagues and clients alike
M&A experience and strong transactional experience with a demonstrable record of deal execution across all phases of the transaction cycle from origination to completion



Assistant Manager - ENR - Strategy

Location: London

Capability: Management Consulting

Service line: Strategy

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


KPMG Overview
KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, 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.

Job Description
The Team
KPMG’s Strategy and Value creation team is looking at hiring a number of exceptional candidates, across grades, to join their London office. The team is looking to attract professional, talented individuals who have a passion for identifying and creating innovative solutions for clients.
The role of the Strategy and Value creation team is to work with C-level Executives to identify, structure and solve their most critical strategic issues across the economic and transaction cycles. As part of a fast-paced and dynamic group, our consultants offer strategic advice on financial, business and operating models to corporate, public sector and private equity clients.
Within the Strategy & Value Creation team we have an established Energy and Natural Resources practice, serving the oil & gas; power and utilities and infrastructure sector serving UK, European and international clients. We work with C-level executives to identify, structure and solve their most critical strategic issues related to deal strategy, growth strategy and operational strategy. As a team, we are a group of bright committed individuals who are passionate about delivering fantastic client work, developing the team around us and having fun both inside and outside of work.

The Role
As an Assistant Manager your role will involve:
Working as part of a team to address complex market, strategic, operational and organisational issues.
Planning and undertaking primary and secondary research to develop insightful analysis for clients.
Designing and executing data intensive analysis to support development of evidence-based insights.
Developing business cases and business plans underpinned by robust analysis in support of strategic initiatives.
Managing engagement work-streams and analysis, taking responsibility for small teams when required.
Contributing to the delivery and presentation of client deliverables.
Working collaboratively with client staff and management, often working in joint teams at client sites, in the development and delivery of recommendations.
Being involved in business development activity, showing initiative in building relationships with clients during engagements and while at client site.
Contributing to thought leadership and knowledge management to support practice development

The person
You will have:
High level of applied thinking and inquisitiveness.
Strong numerical and analytical skills combined with sound commercial acumen.
Experience of working within the ENR sector
A pragmatic approach to analysis and problem solving, able to implement structure and conceptual models in complex client environments
Ability to assess information to distil the key strategic insights and convey these clearly and succinctly, both orally and in written form.
An ability to work both collaboratively and individually; be comfortable developing answers and solutions including when the client requirements are ambiguous or changing.
Able to form excellent working relationships both within KPMG and with clients.
Willingness to constructively query clients, peers and leaders.
Flexibility to adapt to a variety of different engagement types, working hours and work environments and locations.
Highest degree of personal and business integrity.
Additional language skills would be a strong bonus.

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