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FS Insurance Tax Manager

Location: London

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Manager - Corporate Tax - Tax & Legal Managed Services

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Service Line: Tax Central

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Manager - Corporate Tax (Banking) - Glasgow/Manchester/Birmingham

Location: Glasgow

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Senior Manager - Corporate Tax - Glasgow/Manchester/Birmingham

Location: Glasgow

Service Line: Tax Central

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Manager - Corporate Tax - Tax & Legal Managed Services

Location: Birmingham

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Manager - Corporate Tax - Tax & Legal Managed Services

Location: Glasgow

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FS Insurance Tax Manager

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: UK Int & Complex (UK)

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Full Time


Role and Responsibilities

KPMG’s Insurance tax team, part of the wider FS tax team, is a group of around thirty tax professionals of all grades, including three partners and two directors. The team is spread across three sites – London, Bristol and Edinburgh. The team works as a national team and location does not dictate client allocation.

Our business covers the full gamut of insurance clients, including major UK-based insurers, international insurance groups, life insurers, pension product and other specialist providers, and brokers.

The core insurance team provides mainly corporate tax advisory and M&A services, and facilitates the provision of corporate tax compliance services, as well as tax advisory services covering the full range of non-corporate taxes. We are generally the main point of contact for the client for all taxes.

The extent of change affecting the Insurance sector has raised enormous opportunities and significant challenges for KPMG.

Regulatory, reporting and legislative change, as well as changes in the underlying market climate (appetite to claim, claimant fraud, risk profile change, technology impact) are driving insurance companies to embrace transformational change both to internal systems and to client facing products and operations. There are significant opportunities around these changes, often not tax driven, but which have tax impact where we can contribute positively for our clients.

The situation is complicated by EU audit reform, meaning that market share growth opportunities, are significant.

We are therefore looking for capable, enthusiastic professionals with experience of the insurance market, and of corporate tax for insurance groups. To be credible at a senior level, our staff must have in-depth knowledge of the insurance sector and the challenges it faces, not just a strong tax background.

The Tax Manager role involves helping lead the delivery of corporate tax and M&A sales relating to insurance clients. Work can involve general insurance, life assurance, brokerage and Lloyds clients, and may involve any aspect of corporate tax, including product taxes, and wider cross-discipline projects.

In addition to delivery, the role will include building client relationships as part of wider client service teams and embedding tax into opportunities where relevant, as well as taking tax propositions to clients.

Another key aspect of the role is to be a role model in terms of knowledge sharing and coaching staff so that they build their insurance specialism and we have a team ready to meet market demand.

The role is a national role but will be based primarily in London.

The successful candidate should have a strong desire to be a dynamic part of an active insurance tax team and have the capability to progress to director within two years and lead a local FS tax team.

Qualifications and Skills

Chartered Tax and/or Chartered Accountancy and/or equivalent legal/HMRC/international qualification is essential.

Experience and Background

The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate:

· Deep technical knowledge and experience in relation to insurance groups, including experience in all or some of the following fields: life insurance tax, general insurance tax, tax for Lloyds groups, and tax for insurance brokers;

· In-depth knowledge and experience of the issues faced by the insurance sector – either or both of life and general insurance;

· Possession of sound judgement, including the ability to identify and evaluate risk issues, and knowing when to involve others;

· Pro-active in identifying and progressing business opportunities for the long term benefit of the business;

· A track record of helping to lead / leading large, complex, high intensity projects, with a focus on accountability, high quality and timely delivery;

· Ability to communicate effectively at all levels (internally and externally) and be a team player; strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills with an ability to build and motivate teams.

· High level analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice; ability to apply knowledge of fundamental tax principles in identifying potential technical issues and opportunities;

· Adaptability and dynamism;

· Ability to multi-task and be organised;

· Desire to coach and develop more junior members of the team in order to build specialisms rapidly and respond to market demand;

· A strong desire to gain and continually improve his/her knowledge of the insurance market, insurance products, and insurance-related taxes.

Manager - Corporate Tax - Tax & Legal Managed Services

Location: Manchester

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).


Manager - Corporate Tax (Banking) - Glasgow/Manchester/Birmingham

Location: Glasgow

Capability: Tax

Service line: Tax Central

Experience level: Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Team

At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in corporate tax compliance. Our centralised tax compliance services are delivered by dedicated corporate tax compliance specialists utilising our cutting edge technology platform. We are winning new clients and are growing our team as a result of these successes. This is an exciting time to be part of the corporate tax compliance team at KPMG.

We are looking for a talented Manager with UK corporate tax experience in the banking sector to join us in either Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff or as a remote worker.

The Role

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 and our partners in other countries, to deliver a seamless service to our clients.

The Managed Services Team has a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. We are growing our team of banking sector specialists due to a number of exciting wins, and further opportunities exist to expand the team.

In addition to delivering corporate tax compliance services there are opportunities to be involved in the development of our innovative technology solutions and also to participate in client demonstrations and other aspects of business development.

With our technology enabled solutions our compliance specialists can focus on technical excellence, opportunity spotting and managing the compliance relationship with clients.

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.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Maintain 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.

• Work with the client directly to understand the requirements at the start of each compliance cycle including potential visits to clients/ local offices when appropriate.

• Identify and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists as appropriate to prepare or review analysis.

• Group Reporting and Tax accounting disclosures (FRS101, FRS102, IFRS)

• Experience of the banking sector including Bank Loss Restriction, Bank Levy, Bank Corporation Tax Surcharge, Capital Attribution Tax Adjustments, Special Securitisation Regime and Asset Finance

• Identify opportunities to identify additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists.

• Coaching and technical support for other team members.

• Follow KPMG best practice and policy.


The Person

Qualifications and skills

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

Knowledge and Experience

• Experience of review of corporate tax computations and returns, specific banking sector experience is required.
• Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate.
• In addition to banking sector knowledge, experience of specific technical areas including: complex capital versus revenue treatment; pension scheme and share scheme adjustments; group relief; basic transfer pricing; tax accounting for single entities and groups.
• Experience of technical areas including: controlled foreign companies and corporate interest restriction.
• Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent team work and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets.
• Proficient user of Alphatax (or similar)


Senior Manager - Corporate Tax - Glasgow/Manchester/Birmingham

Location: Glasgow

Capability: Tax

Service line: Tax Central

Experience level: Senior Manager

Employment type: Either Full Time Or Part Time


The Team

At KPMG we have re-imagined careers in corporate tax compliance. Our centralised tax compliance services are delivered by dedicated corporate tax compliance specialists utilising our cutting edge technology platform. We are winning new clients and are growing our team as a result of these successes. This is an exciting time to be part of the corporate tax compliance team at KPMG.

We are looking for a talented Senior Manager with UK corporate tax experience in the banking sector to join us in either Birmingham, Manchester, Glasgow, Cardiff or as a remote worker.

The Role

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 and our partners in other countries, to deliver a seamless service to our clients.

The Managed Services Team has a diverse client base, from mid-market to FTSE listed groups, from public sector to real estate to financial services. We are growing our team of banking sector specialists due to a number of exciting wins, and further opportunities exist to expand the team.

In addition to delivering corporate tax compliance services there are opportunities to be involved in the development of our innovative technology solutions and also to participate in client demonstrations and other aspects of business development.
With our technology enabled solutions our compliance specialists can focus on technical excellence, opportunity spotting and managing the compliance relationship with clients.

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.

Roles & Responsibilities

• Maintain 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.

• Work with the client directly to understand the requirements at the start of each compliance cycle including potential visits to clients/ local offices when appropriate.

• Identify and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists as appropriate to prepare or review analysis.

• Group Reporting and Tax accounting disclosures (FRS101, FRS102, IFRS)

• Experience of the banking sector including Bank Loss Restriction, Bank Levy, Bank Corporation Tax Surcharge, Capital Attribution Tax Adjustments, Special Securitisation Regime and Asset Finance

• Identify opportunities to identify additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists.

• Coaching and technical support for other team members.

• Follow KPMG best practice and policy.


The Person

Qualifications and skills

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

Knowledge and Experience

• Experience of review of corporate tax computations and returns, specific banking sector experience is required.
• Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate.
• In addition to banking sector knowledge, experience of specific technical areas including: complex capital versus revenue treatment; pension scheme and share scheme adjustments; group relief; basic transfer pricing; tax accounting for single entities and groups.
• Experience of technical areas including: controlled foreign companies and corporate interest restriction.
• Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.
• Excellent team work and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets.
• Proficient user of Alphatax (or similar)


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).


Manager - Corporate Tax - Tax & Legal Managed Services

Location: Glasgow

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).


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