Tax Assistant - Corporate Tax - Tax Centre of Excellence

Recruiter
KPMG UK
Location
Birmingham
Posted
05 Oct 2017
Closes
13 Oct 2017
Sector
General
Contract Type
Full Time
AutoReq ID123789BRJob TitleTax Assistant - Corporate Tax - Tax Centre of ExcellenceCountryUnited KingdomLocationBirminghamFunctionTaxService LineTax CentralService Line Information

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Job Description
We are now looking for Tax Assistants to join us here at KPMG UK LLP. Some previous UK Corporate Tax Experience is required, which would include that gained undertaking a mixed tax role.

You will be able to demonstrate the ability to work to tight deadlines and produce a first class product ready for issue to our clients. This will involve working closely with tax professionals based in all of KPMG’s UK offices, along with our offshore partners (who manage processing aspects), to deliver a seamless service to our clients.

The corporate tax team based in the TCoE is an integral part of our overall offering to clients. The roles involve working on clients of all sizes and across a wide range of sectors.

Roles and Responsibilities

- Provide day to day support to Managers and Assistant Managers to assist with their portfolio of clients.
- Prepare the first draft tax computation for a portfolio of clients, take responsibility for ensuring their tax computations are prepared on a timely basis for review
- Understand the client requirements at the start of each compliance cycle based on instructions received and timetable agreed with the client and deliver work in accordance with those requirements.
- Liaise with the client to obtain information required to prepare tax computations.
- Identify technical issues, prepare initial technical analysis and liaison with senior colleagues to resolve technical position.
- Build and maintain relationships with teams in other KPMG offices and with our offshore partners.
- Assist with other ad hoc tax compliance work including tax accounting.
- Follow KPMG best practice and policy around the compliance process.

Qualifications and Skills

The successful candidate will have the following experience and skills:

- Previous tax experience
- Strong attention to detail and excellent computer skills
- Excellent team working and organisational skills
- Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
- Academic aptitude to eventually study towards Tax Professional Qualifications through part study support programmes

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