GCT Tax Manager (Digital Transformation)

Location: London

Capability: Tax

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Job details

Location: London

Capability: Tax

Experience Level: Manager

Type: Full Time

Service Line: Global Comp and Trans

Job description

We are currently recruiting Managers to join our successful Global Compliance & Transformation (GCT) team, based in London. The GCT team advises UK and multinational clients on how to improve their tax processes, organisation, controls and technology to be more effective and efficient, working closely with our wider Tax and Advisory practices to achieve growth above and below the line for our clients.

Specifically we are recruiting candidates for our Digital & Technology Tax team, with experience in ERP systems (such as SAP and Oracle), in Finance / Procurement / Supply Chain systems, in tax and statutory accounting compliance / reporting tools or in tax data management.
Candidates should also have knowledge or interest in how indirect and direct taxes integrate into those systems.

The role will be working with UK, European and Multinational clients to advise them on optimising their tax process and implementing technology that will enhance the efficiency and effectiveness.
You will be working in multi-disciplinary teams, often together with our Tax and Management Consulting practices.

We have a strong pipeline of work and want individuals who will hit the ground running within a highly motivated and well regarded team.

GCT is a priority growth area for the firm and the successful candidate will have the opportunity for rapid career progression.

Advising clients on their tax process and technology strategy, in order to make them more efficient and effective.

Managing tax and accounting aspects through the complete lifecycle of ERP deployments, from initial scoping, requirements, design, testing and country implementation.

Advising on local country requirements such as digital reporting and e-invoicing.

Working with 3rd parties and KPMG’s Business Technology service line to design and implement tools to enable compliance and data for tax purposes.

Managing large, multi-disciplinary projects across multiple jurisdictions.

Assisting with the group's business development and sales initiatives.

Experience Essential

Knowledge of design and configuration aspects of ERP systems such as SAP and Oracle, or Procurement solutions.

Experience of implementing indirect tax configuration and processes, as well as direct tax and local taxes.

Experience of the end-to-end lifecycle of an ERP deployment and specifically in implementing tax processes for the UK and other European countries.

Knowledge of the implementation of tax engines such as Onesource Indirect Tax or Vertex.

Experience of finance and tax processes (e.g. record-to-report, purchase-to-pay, order-to-cash)

Experience in implementing tax compliance and reporting solutions.

Knowledge of data management applications and the application to tax.

Experience gained in project work.


Knowledge of UK and European tax processes and requirements.

Experience in digital reporting and e-invoicing.

Expertise / Technical role requirements

ERP design and configuration

Finance process

Tax applications

Tax engines

Data management solutions


Good technology / ERP experience or interest

Some knowledge of finance and tax processes

Good organisational and planning skills

Good communication skills

Ability to work as part of a team

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