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Associate Director - Quantity Surveyor - Infrastructure Advisory

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Manager - Accountant - Major Projects Advisory

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Indirect Tax Senior Manager - FS

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Economics Analyst

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Associate Director - Quantity Surveyor - Infrastructure Advisory

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: B

Employment type: Either Full Time or Part Time



The Team


The Major Projects Advisory practice is a global practice within KPMG, with practices in the UK, USA, Australia, South Africa, India and the Middle East. The UK practice is well-established with a team of circa 50 people who work occasionally on overseas assignments.

Our focus is on major infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients in particular in the following sectors:

- Transportation
- Natural resources
- Power and utilities
- Oil, gas and process engineering
- Defence

The Role


The UK MPA Team sit across three locations - London, Manchester and Birmingham. For this role you will be working from our London office in Canary Wharf but will need to frequently travel to client locations throughout the UK and occasionally overseas.

The role is for a Quantity Surveyor or an Engineer with a good level of experience and understanding of the commercial management of major construction / infrastructure projects. We are seeking talented individuals that have experience working for major UK contractors, consulting or client organisations.

You will be working with colleagues to provide advice to or conduct project reviews for clients who may be project owners or contractors. Reviews may be focused around identifying whether projects are likely to be delivered to schedule and budget or to establish causative reasons for poorer than expected project performance. Assignments will also involve the review of processes and controls and advising on specific aspects of commercial management of contracts.

The Person


The role requires significant post-qualification experience with the following attributes:

- A deep understanding of the issues that impact project performance
- The ability to quickly assess new situations and data to provide a basis for developing an understanding of the causative issues.
- Set out a clear approach to taking on a new project issue in the most efficient manner
- Analytical approach to problem solving
- Capable of articulating effective solutions to project issues base on own knowledge and experience.
- Clear, concise, fact-based report writing
- Understanding of standard industry contractual forms
- Achieved RICS professional qualification or similar engineering qualification.
- Competent in producing and assessing project commercial reports

Experience in some of the following areas would also be of benefit:

- Project management
- Estimating
- Earned value management
- Risk management
- Programme management
- Claims, disputes, dispute avoidance
- Governance and control of projects

In addition to the technical requirements of the role we also expect the successful individual to be capable of:

- Working alone or in a team
- Providing appropriate advice to clients and managing client relationships
- Maintaining your requirements for continuing professional development
- Assisting with business development
- Coaching and mentoring staff where appropriate
- Playing an appropriate role in supporting the team’s business development initiatives
- Helping to convert opportunities to deliver work to potential clients
- Good stakeholder and client engagement


Director, MPA Commercial Assurance, Advisory & Forensic

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: A

Employment type: Full Time



The Team
The Major Projects Advisory practice is a global practice within KPMG, with practices in the UK, USA, Australia, South Africa, India and the Middle East. The UK practice is well-established with a team of circa 50 people who work occasionally on overseas assignments.
The UK MPA Team sit across three locations - London, Manchester and Birmingham. For this role you will be working from our London office in Canary Wharf but will need to frequently travel to client locations throughout the UK and occasionally overseas.

Our focus is on major infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients in particular in the following sectors:
- Transportation
- Natural resources
- Power and utilities
- Oil, gas and process engineering
- Defence

Role and Responsibilities
The role is for a forensic accountant who, ideally, is also either a Quantity Surveyor or an Engineer and who must have a good level of experience and understanding of the commercial management of major construction / infrastructure projects as well as experience of having practised as a forensic accountant in a Big 4 accountancy firm or similar.
You must be able to take responsibility for identifying, pursuing and converting opportunities, leading and delivery of assignments for clients.
You will be agreeing appropriate scopes of work, commercial arrangements, and ensuring the appropriate high quality of our deliverables which will include effective oversight of team members, the execution of assignments and review of work products.
You will be working with colleagues to provide advice to or conduct project reviews for clients who may be project owners or contractors.
Reviews may be focused around identifying whether projects are likely to be delivered to schedule and budget or to establish causative reasons for poorer than expected project performance or advisory assignments around leveraging good practice.
Assignments will also involve the review of processes and controls and advising on specific aspects of commercial management of contracts.

Qualifications & Skills
- An accountancy qualification coupled with forensic accounting experience
- A deep understanding of the issues that impact project performance
- Ability to quickly assess new situations and data to provide a basis for developing an understanding of the causative issues.
- Ability to set out a clear approach to taking on a new project issue in the most efficient manner
- Effective stakeholder management skills and demonstrable people leadership qualities
- An analytical approach to problem solving
- Capable of articulating effective solutions to project issues based on own knowledge and experience.
- Clear, concise, fact-based report writing and strong presenting skills
- Understanding of standard industry contractual forms
- Preferably achieved RICS professional qualification or similar engineering qualification;
- Competent in producing and assessing project commercial reports

Experience and Background
- Project management
- Estimating
- Earned value management
- Risk management
- Programme management
- Claims, disputes, dispute avoidance

Manager - Accountant - Major Projects Advisory

Location: London

Capability: Deal Advisory

Service line: Corporate Finance

Experience level: C

Employment type: Either Full Time or Part Time



The Team

The Major Projects Advisory practice is a global practice within KPMG, working in USA, Australia, South Africa, India and the Middle East. The UK practice is well established with a team of circa 40 people who work mainly in the UK but also on overseas assignments. Our focus is on major infrastructure projects for public and private sector clients in the following sectors:

- Transportation
- Natural resources
- Power and utilities
- Oil, gas and process engineering
- Defence

This is a fast growing area offering exciting opportunities

The Role

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with the drive and aspiration to move outside of the traditional financial/accounting arena to develop a unique combined financial-commercial approach to the construction market.
The MPA team in the UK are based in Manchester and London. This role could be based in Manchester or London but will require frequent travel to client locations throughout the UK and occasionally overseas.

The role is for a Manager level Accountant with a good level of experience and understanding of the construction sector and in particular of the financial management of construction projects and construction companies.
Within the current team we have a lot of experience in the assessment of the commercial performance of portfolios of projects for construction clients. This role is designed to provide the financial accounting lens to our commercial findings to help clients understand the accounting impacts of our work and to provide construction related accounting advisory inputs to clients with major infrastructure projects. The successful candidate therefore needs a good understanding of how construction projects report, and of accounting for revenue and profits on contracts. The role will also work with CFOs to assist in understanding the causes of poor financial performance and to identify the commercial analysis required to improve operational performance, to drive margin improvement and cash management improvements.

The Person

The role requires significant post-qualification experience with the following attributes:

- Ability to quickly assess new situations and data to provide a basis for developing an understanding of the causative issues
- Set out a clear approach to tackling a new project issue in the most efficient manner
- Analytical approach to problem solving
- Capable of articulating effective solutions to project issues base on own knowledge and experience
- Clear, concise, fact-based report writing
- A willingness to work collaboratively with experienced MPA commercial staff

In addition to the above, experience or knowledge of some of the following areas would also be of benefit to the candidate in the environment that we work in:

- Internal or External Audit
- Forensic accounting
- Cash flow forecasting and management
- Some understanding of the principles of project management
- Some understanding of the operational processes within construction companies
- Some understanding of the issues that impact project performance


Indirect Tax Senior Manager - FS

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Service line: Indirect Tax

Experience level: B

Employment type: Full Time



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KPMG has one of the leading Indirect Tax practices 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 global financial institutions, large multi-nationals, household name retailers and public sector organisations. The Indirect Tax practice is a fast-growing and dynamic business, currently with 13 partners and approximately 240 professional staff in the UK.

We have a significant growth plan over the next three years and in order to support this we are looking to recruit a Senior Manager with a commercial edge to build on our successes to date and help us achieve our growth targets.

The Senior Manager will be a key member of our team, providing high quality Indirect Tax advisory services on a broad range of indirect tax issues to a range of banking clients. The focus of the Senior Manager’s role will be to advise banking, insurance, investment management and other related client services across a broad range of issues.

Roles and Responsibilities

You will be responsible for ensuring the quality of delivery at this specialist level, driving financial services client relationships and sales in the market:

- Working closely with directors and partners who will provide you with the support and opportunities to assist you in realising your full potential.
- You will be required to target banking clients headquartered in Asia Pacific, Africa and the Middle East, building, developing and maintaining KPMG’s strong relationships with the CFOs and other relevant senior stakeholder within these financial institutions.
- Developing innovative solutions and opportunities for our clients
- Assisting in the implementation of business development initiatives
- Leading and managing large and complex client projects
- Delegating work to and reviewing work carried out by junior members of the team from both a technical and commercial perspective
- Developing and managing more junior members of the team from both a technical and commercial perspective
- Advising on technical issues

Experience and Background

- Significant tax experience and strong client-handling skills preferred
- Commercial aptitude and sound judgement, including the ability to identify and pursue business opportunities;
- Strong analytical skills and the ability to apply them practically;
- Research capability - analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates, distils and integrates information. Ability to present succinctly to a broad audience.
- Takes personal responsibility and accountability for their work, is ambitious and motivated to grow personally;
- Demonstrates drive, determination, enthusiasm and a ‘can do’ attitude when coping with pressure at work
- Continuously learns from experiences. Seeks out feedback and development opportunities
- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback. Coaches less experienced staff
- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community, adopting the Code of Conduct at all times
- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear
- Builds the reputation of KMPG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
- Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external)

Qualifications and Skills

- ACA, CTA or Qualified Solicitor and significant experience with Indirect Taxes

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Economics Analyst

Location: London

Capability: Risk Consulting

Service line: Forensic

Experience level: E

Employment type: Full Time




Please note that there may be a delay between applying for this role and being contacted by the recruitment team with an outcome. As soon as we have an update, we will be in touch to confirm.




KPMG’s Economics team uses economic tools to help corporates and public sector bodies understand markets and improve their decision making.


KPMG Economics is active in many of the member firms to the KPMG network, including several countries in Europe, Africa, Asia, Australia and North America.


The London office is home to one of the largest teams in the network and supports clients both in the UK and abroad. Its activities cover a range of practices, including competition economics, applied microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and financial economics. The team also works in regulated sectors such as telecoms, energy, transport and water. Examples of recent work carried out by the team include a cartel damages dispute, an impact assessment for a large retailer in the UK and CMA and EU merger reviews.


Economists at KPMG often work closely with academic advisers on client matters and research. They also collaborate closely with KPMG colleagues in areas where strong synergies exist. These include Data Analytics, Disputes, Deal Advisory, Tax, Forensic and other.

The Role



We are looking for highly motivated microeconomists to join our Economics team, as analysts.


Responsibilities:
• Be a key member of our successful team, delivering high quality economic advice to our clients on aspects of competition, economic and fiscal policy;
• Prepare quantitative and qualitative evidence, to provide insight and value to our clients:
- examples may include preparing information requests, data collection, preparation and analysis - including econometric analysis - as well as industry research, literature review and support in the drafting of client deliverables;
• Support business development activities within the team;
• Liaise regularly with colleagues across the Economics teams focusing on good practice and methodologies from prior client engagements.

The Person


Qualifications and skills:
• MA/MSc or above in microeconomics, ideally with a focus on industrial economics and/or micro econometrics
• Knowledge of competition law and/or regulatory regimes desirable.
• Excellent communication skills, both orally and written.
• An ability to work as part of a team, towards tight deadlines, and a keen willingness to learn.
• Fluency in other languages desirable but not necessary.
• An ability to explain complex economics clearly, and apply economic concepts and techniques to real world situations.
• Experience and/or qualifications in quantitative techniques/ econometrics and the handling of large datasets desirable.
• Knowledge of programming languages such as R, Stata or others is desirable.






Please note that there may be a delay between applying for this role and being contacted by the recruitment team with an outcome. As soon as we have an update, we will be in touch to confirm.


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