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Business Development Director - Corporates

Location: London

Service Line: Coverage Central

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Tax Manager - Corporate Tax Advisory, NM, London

Location: London

Service Line: UK Int & Complex (UK)

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Assistant Tax Manager - Trust Family Office & Private Client, UK Wide

Location: Bristol

Service Line: Private Client

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Private Client Compliance Assistant Manager

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Director - Core Asset Management Tax

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Service Line: Exceptional Items

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Senior Manager - Financial Services Audit

Location: Cardiff

Capability: Audit

Service line: Audit

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


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.

The Team

KPMG is looking to consolidate its leading position within the Financial Services Audit sector by appointing talented and enthusiastic auditors into newly-created manager roles. This is a fast growing practise which is expected to grow further significantly in the next 3 to 5 years based on recent audit tender results. The department is made up of a large group of client facing staff delivering a range of audit and advisory engagements across a broad spectrum of Financial Services firms from sectors such as insurance, banking, building societies and investment management. The team is spread across Bristol and Cardiff therefore, the successful candidates can be based in either location.

Our Bristol office is situated in Queen Square on a short walking distance from Temple Meads Station and is well placed for commuting by car or bicycle. Our staff work over 3 floors and the office has a lively cross-functional social scene. The office has the mix of working with big organisations whilst also maintaining that close-knit office environment. All offices have canteen facilities.

Our Cardiff office is next to the Welsh Assembly in Cardiff Bay and has glorious views across the bay with parking facilities available for the use of staff. As a smaller office, it mixes the benefits of working for a Global Organisation with a small office feel, with staff working closely with each other across all departments.

The Role

We are currently looking for qualified Accountants at Senior Manager level to join our Financial Services Audit department in Cardiff or Bristol during a significant period of growth.

Responsibilities:

As a Senior Manager, you’ll be involved in leading the delivery of a portfolio of our largest, highest profile Financial Services clients using your sector experience to deliver exceptional client service. Your responsibilities will include:

- Supervising, mentoring, and coaching junior staff including promoting audit quality Managing partner involvement on audits, providing progress reports as required.
- Acting as the initial point of contact throughout the year for your clients.
- Budgeting and monitoring the financial performance of engagements, focusing on optimising profitability.
- Regularly and proactively communicating with senior clients on relevant industry matters.
- Acting as a department lead on your area of sector expertise.
- Keeping up to date with KPMG's product and service offerings and identifying the sales opportunities that will help us grow our business.
- Establishing and maintaining strong internal and external networks within the industry insurance and Investment Management audits.
- Actively driving the planning of the audit, as well as the actual fieldwork at interim and final, statutory audit and completion work.
- Working on tenders and working as part of the relevant independence team.
- Be part of the Investment Management or Insurance department management group and drive firm’s strategic initiatives.
- Performance manager for other qualified accountants to help them reach their full potential .
- Building the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience relevant to the industry

The Person

Experience & Skills:

- Must possess professional qualification; ACA, ACCA or CPA (or international equivalent)
- Recent and extensive financial statement audit experience within the Financial Services sector
- Recent and extensive external audit experience at Senior Manager level in the Financial Services (Banking/ Insurance/ Investment Management) sector.
- Recent demonstrated practical knowledge of FRS, IFRS and technical matters relevant to your area of Financial Services expertise
- Experience working on tenders
- Must demonstrate gravitas and impact to earn trust and respect amongst senior leadership and the team
- Established strong leadership skills and proven ability to provide clear directions and constructive feedback
- Experience adding to the audit department outside of day to day delivery (e.g. developing and leading training)
- Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mind-set
- Knowledge of developments within the financial sector and proven ability to proactively build strategic partnerships and influence senior leaders
- Drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment

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 banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

Business Development Director - Corporates

Location: London

Capability: Coverage Central

Service line: Coverage Central

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Role

100% of Role as Business Development Director (BDD) for Corporates Coverage, working to support the Consumer Markets, Leisure and Retail sector

• Sales is a high profile opportunity within KPMG. You will be playing a crucial role in helping to drive the business forward and will be part of a dynamic team culture offering strong internal networks and support
• Your role will be to initially focus solely on clients within a specific sector to drive opportunities, relationships and revenue from service lines across the firm. You will work to develop your own network and relationships at the client, understand their issues and, from that, develop solutions and drive revenue
• You will work very closely with the Global Lead Partner (GLP) / Client Lead Partner (CLP) of key accounts and be a key member of the client service teams, ensuring that these teams optimise the opportunities for KPMG

Roles & Responsibilities

Client relationships:

• Work on selected Corporates clients within the Consumer, Leisure and Retail sector
• Identify and gather information on new client issues through primary (face-to-face / Teams) meetings
• Facilitate expansion of points of contact between KPMG and the client. Create, maintain and drive the execution of the relationship map and plan to develop many to many contacts
• Personally lead development of those relationships where KPMG has no existing relationship
• Develop peer relationships with client staff
• Co-ordinate client relationship events and ensure return on investment is measured through deepened relationships and increased opportunity for KPMG to work with the client
• Identify and build relationships with regional influencers by attending events, hosting internal sales meetings and managing the Client Service Team (CST) meetings, sharing best practice and seeking opportunities to raise profile externally

Sales:

• Act as a role model for Business Development across Corporates
• Focus on current issues to ensure that relevant time sensitive solutions and ideas are communicated to clients using internal network to identify KPMG’s angle and develop a proposition to take to the client
• Identify white space at the client and individuals to target. Lead on developing and driving plans
• Boost sales conversion through deploying rigorous sales processes, pricing, contracting and negotiation, to win work across multiple channels
• Work with the GLPs / CLPs and across functions and functional partners to enhance sales efforts. Agree sales strategy to penetrate the account, assign ownership for relationships with key stakeholders and ensure appropriate visibility at board level
• Ensure all sales activities are consistent with KPMG account plan sales process, client service meetings, client service reviews etc.
• Act as a focal point for selling new propositions
• Actively seek opportunities to add more value to the client, through cross-functional solutions
• Provide visibility of sales pipeline by ensuring MSD pipeline management systems are kept up to date
• Coach the team in sales best practice

Knowledge /communication:

• Facilitate communication amongst team members; develop centre of client knowledge to encourage communication and discussion amongst the client team
• Share knowledge of sales and relationship management by informally seeking opportunities to coach and mentor partners and emerging leaders
• Bring new ideas and methods to the account and liaise with other account team members to ensure that best practice is shared, client and regional intelligence is communicated and the team has a good understanding of what services are selling well
• Understand the wider offerings of the firm and gain a good understanding of broader sector / client trends, issues, needs, and potential applicability / relevance across own portfolio
• Act as a focal point for communications between client and KPMG team
• Act with a Global Mindset to secure the best of KPMG is brought to bear for the benefit of the client

Key Measures:

• Net sales YTD – under the firm’s Revenue Credit Scheme
• Growth of accounts v PY and v budget
• Pipeline YTD (MSD and broader international opportunities) - with a focus on those programmes that you are driving
• Pipeline conversion rate YTD
• New relationships you have initiated / developed this year and / or examples of existing relationships strengthened (including CRM scores)
• Client feedback

Skills, Experience and Competencies

• Be able to drive value-adding business conversations with clients
• Sets the standard for insight and opinions delivered to the client - knowledgeable on both client business issues and KPMG solutions and can match both effectively through assimilation
• Be confident interacting at the most senior levels internally and externally, while at the same time able to interact well with peers and other more junior members of the team
• Strong questioning and listening skills with ability to see the bigger picture
• Effective networker with ability to understand client needs
• Mature in outlook, with strong influencing skills (internal and with client) and diplomacy
• Positive and enthusiastic manner in dealing with a cross section of people
• Be well organised, detail-conscious, pro-active, hard-working, and resilient
• Be flexible in their approach and able to work under pressure
• A track record within sales or a client-facing professional role, and understanding of professional services markets an advantage
• Good interpersonal, organisational and communication skills
• Good knowledge of professional services organisations
• Experience of operating across Europe and globally a benefit
• Good presentation skills
• Possess excellent communication skills and be confident speaking to large groups
• Good working knowledge of Function, Lines of Business
• Strong understanding of services, and relevant content across the firm, in order to create a fully multi-disciplinary approach

Tax Manager - Corporate Tax Advisory, NM, London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: UK Int & Complex (UK)

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role:

The London Region Infrastructure, Government, and Healthcare IGH tax team is a fast-growing part of the KPMG tax practice and sits within the national IGH part of KPMG’s business. This current vacancy is for a Manager. The role as advertised as a London based role, however given flexible working we are open to candidates based around the UK.
We are looking for excellent candidates with a proven track record who are seeking a dynamic and challenging working environment within a strong supportive leadership and management team. The marketplace is diverse with a client base of Housing Associations, Charities, Universities, and Government, often working with their portfolio corporate groups. With increasing cross over between the not for profit housing sector and traditional Real Estate the role might suit a candidate with a Real Estate background who wanted to do something slightly different. Or a charity specialist wanting to broaden their skills.

The successful candidate will be able to build strong relationships, develop and continue to build successful teams, provide excellent client service and identify business development opportunities.
The team:
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 are making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

The London Region team successfully operates in the local market, working with a diverse client base. The team forms part of the wider London Region team which consists of 5 offices: Cambridge, Watford, London, Gatwick and MK. We work predominantly within our local teams but also work really well across office teams too. As part of the IGH team you will also have the opportunity to work with National teams too.
Flexible working has always been part of our culture so the move to a more hybrid world is nothing new to us.

Responsibilities

- Be market facing with allocated clients and target organisations.

- Lead by example with client relationships, technical quality and service delivery.
- Being a leader within the team for personal growth and development.
- Developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients and identifying leads for new work.
- Managing teams and, coaching and developing staff to continue to build the team for the future
- Liaising with the client service team and with colleagues in other tax disciplines as well as the audit and accounting discipline to provide a co-ordinated service to the client

- Actively promote team and personal profile to internal networks in order to promote collaboration and increase internal leads
- Being involved in business development and proposal activity

- Hold and control high level conversations with senior stakeholders in the markets and be capable of introducing relevant specialists from across the firm

- Identify key client issues that represent opportunities for other KPMG teams to capitalise on and play active role in introductions.

Qualifications and Skills:

Strong educational background (preferably 2:1 or higher University degree)
ACA, CA, CTA, ACCA or equivalent qualified with strong corporate tax and accounting knowledge
Note: where CT experience is achieved in absence of qualifications, please do consider applying.
There will be a preference for IGH experience however, if the candidate has good tax experience, IGH experience is not necessary but a understanding and interest of the sector will be expected.

The Individual:

- Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
- Display technical strength in our specialist markets above
- Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude that translates across the team
- Displays an inclusive, collaborative approach and operates in a respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community
- Brings insight and effectively applies knowledge to business and client problems
- 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.

Assistant Tax Manager - Trust Family Office & Private Client, UK Wide

Location: Bristol

Capability: Tax

Service line: Private Client

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


This is a national role available at all our locations: Bristol, Cardiff, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Liverpool, Leeds, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Cambridge, Norwich, Reading, Southampron, Gatwick, Nottingham, London and Watford,

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.

The Team

We are currently recruiting for a Tax Assistant Manager to join our successful Trust Family Office & Private Client team.

As a national practice our Family Office & Private Client department consists of 162 team members across the UK, led by 5 Partners and 17 Directors. We work with a variety of high net worth individuals – from stakeholders in privately owned and entrepreneurial businesses, executives of multi-national firms, landed estates and senior members of private equity firms; who may be tax resident and/or domiciled in a range of jurisdictions. We also specialise in providing advice to Trusts and Estates, and Partnerships. If you are a highly motivated qualified tax adviser/ accountant (ATT, CTA, STEP or ACA/ACCA) with experience of working in trusts, then we’d love to hear from you. We recognise that there are also highly motivated individuals who are qualified though experience and may not yet be exam qualified and we are open to considering such individuals also.

The Role

The role entails working with our Trust Team providing a mixture of advisory and compliance services on a wide range of trust tax matters to both UK and offshore trusts.

More specifically, some of the responsibilities will include:-

· Ensuring the delivery of a high quality trust tax service to our clients;
· Managing a diverse portfolio of more complex clients and being able to provide tax advice on a wide range of assignments including income tax, inheritance tax, and capital gains tax;
· Preparing and reviewing Trust Accounts and Trust Tax Returns;
· Assisting trustees with the administration of trusts including the trust registration service.
· Managing your trust clients to ensure deadlines, risk management and compliance procedures are all met;
· Managing work in progress and ensuring prompt billing and cash collection.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience

- Qualified accountant or tax advisor with experience working in a trust focussed environment with exposure to a varied client base.
- Academically strong results in career to date coupled with a keen and insightful understanding of the issues facing trusts and private clients.
- An ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative.
- A commitment to clients, colleagues and KPMG.
- High level of analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice.
- Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.

In particular, the role will suit either a high performing Assistant Manager keen to work with an exciting client base and keen to progress, or a recently qualified individual looking to gain exposure to a dynamic and entrepreneurial team.

We are also open to applicants from individuals with other relevant tax or accountancy experience that hold a suitable qualification and can demonstrate exceptional client service and a desire to develop in a new area of tax.
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 flexible 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 banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

Private Client Compliance Assistant Manager

Location: Glasgow

Capability: Tax

Service line: Tax Central

Experience level: Associate/Assistant Manager

Employment type: Full Time


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.

The Team

We are currently recruiting Tax Assistant Managers to join our successful Family Office & Private Client Compliance team.

As a national practice our FO&PC team consists of 162 team members across the UK, led by 5 Partners, 3 Associate Partners and 12 Directors.
We work with a variety of high net worth individuals – from stakeholders in privately owned and entrepreneurial businesses, executives of multi-national firms, landed estates and senior members of private equity firms; who may be tax resident and/or domiciled in a range of jurisdictions. We also specialise in providing advice to Trusts and Estates, and Partnerships.
If you are a highly motivated qualified tax adviser/ accountant (ATT, CTA or ACA/ACCA) with experience of working in personal tax, then we’d love to hear from you.
We recognise that there are also highly motivated individuals who are qualified though experience and may not be exam qualified and we are open to considering such individuals also.

The Role

The is primarily a compliance role and it entails managing relationships with our compliance clients, from high net worth individuals and entrepreneurial clients to partnerships, and providing high quality compliance services on a wide range of personal tax matters.

More specifically, some of the responsibilities will include:-

- Ensuring the delivery of a high quality compliance service to our clients; including the review of complex and varied tax returns, capital gains calculations, land and property accounts and complex residence and remittance issues.
-Preparing and reviewing partnership tax computations and tax returns

-Managing a diverse portfolio of varied clients and being able to identify advisory opportunities
-Managing the compliance process and adhering to and developing best practice procedures to ensure deadlines are met and risk managed appropriately.

- Managing work in progress and ensuring prompt billing and cash collection.

Qualifications, Skills & Experience
Candidates interested in this role should have the following skills and qualifications:

- Qualified accountant or tax advisor with experience working in a personal tax focussed environment with exposure to a varied client base.
- Academically strong results in career to date coupled with a keen and insightful understanding of the issues facing private clients.
- An ability to work as part of a team as well as on their own initiative.
- A commitment to clients, colleagues and KPMG.
- High level of analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice.
- Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.

In particular, the role will suit either a high performing Assistant Manager keen to work with an exciting client base and keen to progress, or a recently qualified individual looking to gain exposure to a dynamic and entrepreneurial team.
We are also open to applicants from individuals with other relevant tax or accountancy experience that hold a suitable qualification and can demonstrate exceptional client service and a desire to develop in a new area of tax.

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 flexible 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 banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

Director - Core Asset Management Tax

Location: London

Capability: T&L

Service line: Exceptional Items

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time



Our work requires a broad range of skills as we look after clients from a range of different markets and maturities. Previous Asset Management, Private Equity or Alternative Investments experience is required at this level, whether this is in-house or in practice. You will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge of the Asset Management industry and the taxation of the various corporate and fund structures to our client base.




At Director level, you will be responsible for originating work by spotting ideas and opportunities and converting them into a proposition. You will build new relationships with clients and develop existing relationships both inside and outside of the firm. You will demonstrate leadership both within the team and more broadly across the KPMG Tax & Legal capability.








The Role




We are looking for a Director to join our Core Asset Management Tax team in London.


You will be expected to participate in bringing new offerings to the market, helping to develop new areas, generating new clients and leads for Asset Management Tax and the broader tax practice. This role will have a particular focus on driving our relationships with Middle East clients and strengthening our UK-Middle East corridor. Experience in working with this geographic market and an existing network of contacts would be highly beneficial.


You will also be responsible for building a network across all capabilities of the Financial Services coverage group of the UK firm, generating leads from both the internal and external markets, and mentoring bright and enthusiastic members of the Core AM team.



Duties and Responsibilities


We are looking to recruit an experienced Director to our successful Core AM team in London. Alternative locations will also be considered on request.







The role will involve working on a range of clients and projects.






You will:





Be a key member of KPMG’s Core AM leadership team. You will be required to build and expand your network (internal and external) to generate work.



Lead the delivery of advice to a variety of clients demonstrating strong technical and risk management skills.





Expand the UK-Middle East International corridor, building a strong network of client contacts, identifying and promoting opportunities to build on our existing Core AM services and leveraging your relationships with the Middle East for the benefit of the wider T&L practice.




Enhance and build the advisory offering through developing and improving the skills of our people.





Delegate effectively, review work and have the ability to encourage and foster the development of the team members.





Identify potential risks (delivery and reputational) and deliver innovative and competitive solutions.





Recognise and develop opportunities to further grow the broader Core AM and FS Tax and Legal business.






Qualifications and Skills




Director candidates should have a proven technical track record but this is just a part of what we are looking for. In addition you should have:-


- Appropriate professional qualification e.g. ACA/ACCA/CTA or equivalent.

- Previous experience of working in management positions in significant Core AM / Financial Services Market facing leadership skills.






-Ideally, a proven track record of working with and building relationships with key FS clients in the Middle East.
- Ambition and drive that matches the ambition that we have for this business.





- A strong team ethic and the ability to grow resources and personally invest both within your immediate peer group but also more widely across the firm.

- Be a self-starter who sees the opportunity in this market to evolve the business strategy in line with the changing needs of our evolving client base.

- A passion for delivering exceptional service achieved by strength and depth of client relationships and a strong belief in the value of your chosen specialist area.

- Proven track record of building long term client relationships with high ranking senior executives and high net worth individuals, family offices and enterprises.

- Excellent technical specialist knowledge and expertise on a wider range of Core AM and shareholders matters and self-assessment including aspects relevant to international mobile senior executives.





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