12 Month Fixed Term Contract
The Accounts Assistant Tax Analysis role is within the UK Partnership Tax team and will report through to the Head of UK Partnership Tax.
The UK Partnership Tax team is part of KBS and is based in Watford. The Partnership Tax team within Finance is responsible for the tax affairs of the UK firm.
The role will involve working predominantly with members of the internal tax team and some work with the finance team and wider parts of the firm.
Preparation of various schedules required to complete / support the tax computations of KPMG, in particular the firm’s PAYE Settlement Agreement with HMRC. This will involve :
Extraction, reconciliation of accounting entries and analysis of data from various KPMG systems, including SAP, Concur, e-Payables etc
Liaising with other internal information providers to ensure accuracy of analysis
Reporting analysis and findings to members of the team
Assisting with ongoing data analysis relating to KPMG’s wider tax affairs, for example, overseas tax filing requirements
Handling other ad hoc tasks and projects as required.
The Person Skills & Qualifications
The successful candidate will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills :
Ability to extract, assimilate and analyse information quickly and accurately
Strong knowledge of excel
Willingness to handle detail, an investigative nature and ability to get things right
Respect for confidential information
Self-starter, good organisational skills are essential but also the ability to recognise when to ask for advice
Able to work well in a team environment. The ability to communicate effectively with peers, senior and junior team members is essential
No tax experience is required, although it is expected that the successful candidate will develop their understanding of how certain items are treated for tax purposes
The role will involve working as part of a team - training, supervision and coaching will be provided.