Assistant, Equity Reward - Manchester
KPMG UK
Manchester, GB
3d ago

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 Reward practice at KPMG is a dedicated national team that advises on the design, tax, market practice, corporate governance, regulatory and accounting aspects of employee incentive plans for both UK and global clients.

In addition to supporting on delivery of client projects the successful applicant will want to be involved in supporting colleagues with business development activities, including client proposals, internal and external presentations and writing articles and alerts on technical and other matters.

The Reward team is looking for individuals to join the team and work primarily on the design, implementation and tax advisory aspects of employee incentive arrangements which will include assisting clients implement appropriate employee incentive arrangements, to help them achieve their business strategy goals, as well as advising clients on transactions, specifically on how their existing incentive arrangements will be taxed and their new incentive arrangements will be structured, with the opportunity to work across other consulting workstreams within the team.

Previous experience of advising on the tax and legal aspects of incentive arrangements is preferred but is not essential.

We anticipate that candidates may come straight from school or university or from different roles that they have tried after completing their school or university education.

Following an initial probation period, we anticipate sponsoring the successful applicant through professional exams (ATT and CTA are likely to be the most relevant professional examinations).

Full training and support will be provided to ensure that the candidate can develop the right expertise to fulfil their potential in this area.

What KPMG’s Reward practice is looking for from its consultants :

  • Team players who enjoy working with people from different backgrounds and disciplines
  • Intellectually curious, open-minded and analytical people, with an eye for detail and pride in their work
  • Proactive professionals who deliver a great service to their clients
  • Relationship builders who can spot and develop new opportunities both within the KPMG network and externally
  • Flexible people who are able to deal with a fluid, changing, work environment
  • Why you might want to join KPMG’s Reward practice :

  • You want to have a career in tax and are keen to develop a specialism across the broad range of reward / share plans work
  • You want the opportunity to develop client relationships and KPMG’s reward capabilities
  • You want to join a growing team that is expanding its offering to clients
  • Qualification and Skills

    The successful applicant will have a range of the following qualifications and skills including :

  • A strong educational background (which will be at least to A level standard but may also include a degree)
  • Project / financial management, including the ability to plan and monitor deliverables, budget and timescales
  • Effective time management, able to act under own initiative and remain calm under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under their own initiative
  • Ability to work across disciplines
  • Strong communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
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