Assistant Manager - Indirect Tax
Working in the Indirect Tax department at KPMG will give you the opportunity to guide clients through the complexities of indirect tax matters.
This involves advising clients on the correct VAT treatment of transactions, helping to ensure efficient VAT compliance at both a detailed and strategic level whilst minimising any risk of interest or penalties
Roles and Responsibilities
For each client, working as a member of the client service team to provide Indirect Tax Advisory services including
Involvement in indirect tax advisory work (both domestic and international) on client portfolio
Discussing new tax issues and opportunities with clients
Working with specialists to deliver expertise to the local market
Responding appropriately to requests from clients for other KPMG services
Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures
Carrying out VAT reviews to identify tax risks and opportunities.
Ensuring fees are raised regularly, identifying situations where overruns can be billed and assisting Senior Managers and Partners in billing for advisory work
Supervising the work of junior members of staff
Sound knowledge of UK VAT legislation
Project managing cross border teams and UK client service teams on advisory projects as required. This involves liaising with specialists, overseas member firms and external advisers to deliver successful projects and expertise to those clients.
Ability to keep up to date technically
Qualifications and Skills
Prior Indirect Tax experience
Ideally CTA / ACA / CA / ACCA qualified (or equivalent), but not essential
Experience and Background
Ability to work as part of a team and show initiative to drive projects forward
Strong inter-personal skills - the role will involve developing a strong internal network, coaching junior staff and client facing responsibilities.
Inquisitive with attention to detail
Practical approach to problem solving
Personal effectiveness and commitment
Client focused and commercially aware