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Private Client Tax Director London

Location: London

Service Line: Private Client

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Manager - Corporate Tax - Tax & Legal Managed Services

Location: Birmingham

Service Line: Tax Central

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Tax Director - Indirect Tax, London

Location: London

Service Line: Indirect Tax

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Senior Manager - Trade & Customs, Indirect Tax - London

Location: London

Service Line: Indirect Tax

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Tax Senior Manager - International & Complex tax - London

Location: London

Service Line: UK Int & Complex (UK)

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Tax Director - Customs, London

Location: London

Service Line: Indirect Tax

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Private Client Tax Director London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Private Client

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Full Time


There are currently 5 Partners, 3 Associate Partners and 12 Directors across the Private Client business and ambitious growth plans will support continued investment at these levels as well as for more junior resource. It is a nationally run business with five core service areas:

1. Transactions and Entrepreneurial Shareholders;
2. Ultra High Net Worth Individuals;
3. International;
4. Partnerships;
5. Investigations and Enquiries

Whilst there are specialists in each of these areas, the team encourage and support mobility to best service clients. This allows us to give real depth and breadth of experience to our people but also ensures that we maximise the best fit for our clients, both in terms of their technical needs and also in building long standing relationships. We plan significant financial growth and a continued evolution of our team and services to ensure that we successfully transition the business to the next generation of entrepreneurial, commercial and technically aware PC specialists. To do this we need to attract the best people in the market and offer them an unrivalled career opportunity, a diverse and exciting client base and the opportunity to work within an outstanding team.

The Role

We are looking for a Director to join our Private Client 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 Private Client and the broader tax practise.

You will also be responsible for generating leads from both the internal and external markets, and mentoring bright and enthusiastic members of Private Client.

Clients will include significantly wealthy individuals and families (both domestically and internationally based), entrepreneurs, private equity executives and shareholders of significant privately owned businesses,

Duties and Responsibilities

We are looking to recruit an experienced Director in to our successful Private Client Advisory team in London. The role will involve working on a range of clients and projects.

The role includes:

- Be a key member of KPMG’s Private Client 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.
- Enhance and build the advisory offering through a combination of improving the skills of our people.
- The individual would be expected to 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 national 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 Private Client teams.
- Market facing leadership skills.
- 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 value delivered through Private Client in 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 Private Client and shareholders matters and self-assessment including aspects relevant to international mobile senior executives.






Manager - Corporate Tax - Tax & Legal Managed Services

Location: Birmingham

Capability: Tax

Service line: Tax Central

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Team

Tax and Legal Managed Services has challenged and modernised the way that we deliver tax compliance services, by centralising the activities relating to the preparation and finalisation of tax computations and returns. Our vision is to build a more efficient and effective service for our clients.

We are now looking for a talented Tax Manager with UK corporate tax experience to join us here.

This role can be based in Glasgow, Birmingham or Manchester

You will be able to demonstrate exceptional tax compliance skills, the ability to work to tight deadlines and produce a first class product ready for issue to our clients.

This will involve working closely with tax professionals based in all of KPMG’s UK offices, along with our offshore partners (who manage processing aspects), to deliver a seamless service to our clients.

The corporate tax team based in TL Managed Services is an integral part of our overall offering to clients. The roles involve working on clients of all sizes (from mid-market to FTSE listed groups) and across a wide range of sectors.

We are offering both full time and part 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.


The Role

Roles and Responsibilities

• Maintain a portfolio of clients and take responsibility for ensuring their tax computations are prepared to a high standard, on a timely basis and finalised and submitted to HMRC within agreed deadlines.
• Oversee the work of assistant managers, providing coaching and technical guidance as part of the overall review process.
• Work with the KPMG local office teams nationally and/or the client directly to understand the requirements at the start of each compliance cycle and ensure that these are reflected in the final computation and return.
• Potential visits to clients/ local offices when appropriate.
• On more complex clients, act as the main point of liaison with the client to obtain additional information if required, feeding back to the tax computation preparers to enable them to provide an updated draft computation for subsequent review.
• Identify and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists as appropriate to prepare or review analysis.
• Carry out a full manager review of computations and other deliverables prior to sending to clients and HMRC.
• Provide advice and support to the KPMG local office team and/or client, as requested, including for example providing assistance in the drafting of responses to HMRC correspondence and preparing tax accounting disclosures.
• Develop and maintain relationships and liaise with KPMG local office teams and our offshore partners.
• Work with client administrators to ensure client administration and risk procedures are completed appropriately, liaising with KPMG local office teams as needed.
• Identify opportunities to identify additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists.
• 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.

Experience and Background

• Experience of manager level review of corporate tax computations and returns, including client liaison through the compliance process.
• Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate.
• Experience of specific technical areas including: complex capital versus revenue treatment; pension scheme and share scheme adjustments; group relief; basic transfer pricing; UK GAAP tax accounting for groups.
• Awareness (experience preferred) of technical areas including: controlled foreign companies and worldwide debt calculations.
• Strong interpersonal skills with experience of managing and / or coaching junior staff, in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent team work, management and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets.
• Proficient user of Alphatax (or similar tax software).


Tax Director - Indirect Tax, London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Indirect Tax

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Full Time



KPMG's Indirect Tax practice is a dynamic and fast growing area within our tax business. A constantly changing and increasingly significant field, the Indirect Tax team helps clients manage the complexity of their Indirect taxes – whether the impact of VAT flows on cashflow, the impact of Brexit on Customs Duties and VAT or the impact that the liability of indirect taxes or the classification or value for Customs duty has on the margins that businesses can achieve on their products, Indirect taxes have a material impact on our clients bottom line and we make a meaningful difference to them by helping them.. The practice has a diverse mix of tax professionals, accountants, lawyers and trade and customs specialists with backgrounds from industry, practice and HM Revenue and Customs.

Job Description

Location of roles are nationwide.

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

We have a significant growth plan over the next three years and in order to support this we are looking to recruit motivated individuals with a commercial edge who are seeking a real challenge, at Director or Associate Partner level across our tax & legal national markets business, to build on our successes to date and help us achieve our growth targets.

Our growth areas' include:

Indirect Tax
Private Client
Legal Services
Corporate Tax
Tax Reward
Deal Advisory
People Services

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

Key Deliverables:

You will be required to work within the National Markets team to accelerate the growth of our business. Specifically key aspects will be to:

• Build an internal network within the wider tax and advisory practices of our firm
• 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.
• Set 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.
• Positive and enthusiastic manner in dealing with a cross section of people.
• Strong resilience to enable flexibility in approach and ability to work under pressure.
• Effective networker with ability to understand client needs
• Lead business development initiatives and pitch for work with both new and existing clients, potentially both domestically and internationally.

Qualifications and Skills:

• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to quickly adapt to a range of situations and audiences from both written and oral perspective.
• Strong attention to detail, to enable you to review complex technical problems, whilst maintaining an overall strategic and customer service focused perspective, for all deliverables we produce for our clients
• Excellent internal networking skills with the ability to confidently and knowledgably communicate with other Managers, Senior Managers, Directors and Partners within our professional services environment.
• Strong business development and client facing skills with a proven history of being able to identify opportunities and convert them to commercial projects.
• Excellent project management skills and an ability to manage your own workload, as well the workloads of others in your team.

Intelligent Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.



Senior Manager - Trade & Customs, Indirect Tax - London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Indirect Tax

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


KPMG has one of the leading Indirect Tax practices in the UK. The Indirect Tax practice is a fast-growing and dynamic business, currently with 13 partners and approximately 240 professional staff in the UK.

We work as a national practice providing advice and support in all aspects of Indirect Tax (VAT, Customs Duty, Green taxes) to a broad range of business sectors including large multi-nationals, household name retailers and public sector organisations.

Trade & Customs

KPMG has a large team of Trade & Customs specialists located across the UK, working to support our national portfolio of clients with a variety of Trade & Customs issues. Within the team we have specialists in areas such as valuation, classification, origin and customs special procedures. We work closely with our colleagues both in Indirect Tax, other areas of Tax such as Transfer Pricing, and the wider Advisory business in order to deliver value to KPMG’s clients. We offer a wide range of services including customs advisory, Brexit planning, compliance reviews, training support and preparation of duty reclaims.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a key member of our team you will be:providing high quality customs and international trade advice for clients in line with UK legislation, HMRC guidance, and other local tax jurisdiction rules (where appropriate with support from KPMG member firms); taking a lead to develop and maintain strong client relationships for those clients you are responsible for;
developing innovative solutions for our clients including identifying Customs Duty risks and opportunities;
managing the finances, including developing and managing project budgets and billing to ensure profitable delivery of client engagements;
Managing some of the team's business development and marketing initiatives;
coaching and developing junior team members of the team from both a technical and commercial perspective;
Working closely with directors and partners who will provide you with the support and opportunities to assist you in realising your full potential;
linking closely with specialist colleagues in International Tax, Transfer pricing and Indirect Tax (VAT) where necessary.


Experience and Skills:

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who would like to be part of a successful and growing team. You should be someone who:
takes personal responsibility and accountability for their work;
has very strong people skills for engaging with our clients and team members;
has a minimum of 8 years of relevant Trade and Customs experience from a compliance or advisory role and/or relevant chartered tax and/or equivalent legal/international qualification;
communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear;
identifies and pursues business opportunities and demonstrates sound judgement, including the ability to identify and evaluate risk issues and know when to involve others;
has strong analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice;
has a high level of drive and enthusiasm with a positive attitude and willingness to keep up to date technically;
has an appreciation of and/or understanding of ethical/risk issues within a client service environment;
is willing to coach less experienced staff. Gives clear direction and can provide positive, constructive feedback;
Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues and clients;
Monitors and upholds high quality of service to clients.

Tax Senior Manager - International & Complex tax - London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: UK Int & Complex (UK)

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Full Time


The Role
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 inclusion, diversity and social equality targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.
KPMG’s Corporates International and Complex UK Tax (“ICT”) team, focussing on the large corporates market, is a well-established group of around 40 dedicated international tax and treasury specialists who help UK and international headed groups address all of their international tax advisory needs.

We assist our clients by managing and advising on international and corporate tax projects as part of multidisciplinary and multijurisdictional teams and provide specialist UK corporation tax advice on a variety of complex issues including; global tax strategy and structure, cross border financing, expanding into new markets (including the UK), the appropriate location for assets and activity, reorganisations, cross border structuring, rationalisation and divestment.
We are looking for a Tax Senior Manager to join our ICT team in London. The individual would manage a variety of UK corporation tax, international tax and treasury related projects and advise a portfolio of clients. There are ambitious growth plans for the team as we have recently invested in a number of senior hires that are well established in the marketplace.
The Responsibilities
This role involves working on and managing a range of projects and clients, focussing on the large corporates market, across a range of sectors. The work includes:
• Advising UK and international groups on a range of cross border tax issues, group structuring, financing, inbound and outbound investment, intellectual property structuring etc.
• Advising clients on a variety of complex UK corporation tax issues (including, but not limited to, the UK CFC rules, the taxation of loan relationships, derivatives, intangible assets, foreign exchange, Diverted Profits Tax etc.)
• Project managing cross border teams and UK client service teams on an ongoing basis on advisory projects. This involves liaising with specialists, overseas member firms and external advisers, to deliver successful projects and expertise to those clients.
• Be market facing with allocated clients and target organisations.
• Building strong working relationships with key client contacts.
• Managing teams, coaching and developing junior members of staff.
• Being actively involved in business development and proposal activity.
• Identify key client issues that represent opportunities for other KPMG teams to capitalise on and play active role in introductions.
• Lead by example with client relationships, technical quality and service delivery.
• Actively promote the team and personal profile to internal networks, in order to promote collaboration and increase internal leads.
The Person
The successful candidate will have the following skills:
• CTA, CA, ACA, ACCA or equivalently qualified.
• UK corporation tax and international corporate tax advisory background. Display technical strength in UK corporation tax and international corporate tax issues.
• Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.
• Sound judgement, including the ability to identify and evaluate risk issues and know when to involve others.
• 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.
• A strong motivation to develop and coach junior team members.
• 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.


Tax Director - Customs, London

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Indirect Tax

Experience level: Director

Employment type: Full Time


KPMG's Indirect Tax practice is a dynamic and fast growing area within our tax business. A constantly changing and increasingly significant field, the Indirect Tax team helps clients manage the complexity of their Indirect taxes – whether the impact of VAT flows on cashflow, the impact of Brexit on Customs Duties and VAT or the impact that the liability of indirect taxes or the classification or value for Customs duty has on the margins that businesses can achieve on their products, Indirect taxes have a material impact on our clients bottom line and we make a meaningful difference to them by helping them.. The practice has a diverse mix of tax professionals, accountants, lawyers and trade and customs specialists with backgrounds from industry, practice and HM Revenue and Customs.

Job Description

Location of roles are nationwide.

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

We have a significant growth plan over the next three years and in order to support this we are looking to recruit motivated individuals with a commercial edge who are seeking a real challenge, at Director or Associate Partner level across our tax & legal national markets business, to build on our successes to date and help us achieve our growth targets.

Our growth areas' include:

Indirect Tax
Private Client
Legal Services
Corporate Tax
Tax Reward
Deal Advisory
People Services

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

Key Deliverables:

You will be required to work within the National Markets team to accelerate the growth of our business. Specifically key aspects will be to:

• Build an internal network within the wider tax and advisory practices of our firm
• 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.
• Set 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.
• Positive and enthusiastic manner in dealing with a cross section of people.
• Strong resilience to enable flexibility in approach and ability to work under pressure.
• Effective networker with ability to understand client needs
• Lead business development initiatives and pitch for work with both new and existing clients, potentially both domestically and internationally.

Qualifications and Skills:

• Excellent communication skills, with the ability to quickly adapt to a range of situations and audiences from both written and oral perspective.
• Strong attention to detail, to enable you to review complex technical problems, whilst maintaining an overall strategic and customer service focused perspective, for all deliverables we produce for our clients
• Excellent internal networking skills with the ability to confidently and knowledgably communicate with other Managers, Senior Managers, Directors and Partners within our professional services environment.
• Strong business development and client facing skills with a proven history of being able to identify opportunities and convert them to commercial projects.
• Excellent project management skills and an ability to manage your own workload, as well the workloads of others in your team.

Intelligent Working

Our employees have many varied work schedules to suit their individual needs!

Our intelligent working options range from role sharing and flexible start and finish times, to home working and more informal arrangements agreed within teams.

Check out examples of KPMG employees enjoying different working patterns on our website and please do share your own individual requirements with us.


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