We are recruiting for the Assistant Manager position in the UK Individual (Private Client) Tax team with experience in various compliance and consulting tasks related to UK Individual Income Tax on one or more client engagements.
Working as an Assistant Manager in this team, your responsibilities will include :
Sign Tax Returns and delivering a high-quality service within the agreed time frames.
Interface with clients and communicate complex tax matters to client in a manner client can understand as well as produce complex UK tax computations and returns
Signing of ERI / CGT calc and other related calcs
Ensuring clients are provided with up to date information on relevant tax developments
Day to day contact with HMRC
Being the day to day contact for allocated clients
Management of compliance processes for international assignees
Advising on risk issues relevant to client and assisting in mitigating these
Work in coordination with Tax Processing Support team to know the additional tasks that are performed outside of the Core Compliance and have hands on the tasks.
Consider and highlight further opportunities to develop new work with existing and new clients
Provide day to day support to Managers to assist with the delivery of tax computations and client service.
Ability to analyse / research and review Super Complex cases as well.
An in depth, up to date, knowledge of taxation and the ability to deal with complex tax issues
Draft client correspondence documents (emails, letters, reports etc.) at relevant points throughout the compliance cycle.
Participating in telephone calls with clients, other KPMG team members and Client Service Teams.
Being proactive in owning / managing your client allocation & flexible in working arrangements.
Possess research skills and critical thinking to identify issues and develop conclusion
Manage the budget as per UK Tax Returns
Provide coaching and support to junior team members in how to use the Technology tools
Performing other ad hoc tax compliance related activities as and when required.
Follow firm's best practice and policy around the compliance process.
Be part of Resource Exchange program to know the other SL. Collaborate and support other BU during their busy period.
Responsible for the day-to-day activities and guidance of team members
Ensure that all members understand the team's objectives and work together to achieve it
Implement team goals and objectives
Influence the team for better performance
Supervise, train and guide team members
Mediate any interpersonal issues
Inspire and motivate team members
Provide effective feedback and be able to manage remote teams
Utilize technology effectively
Manage people development and performance management for their group.
Management reporting & SLA adherence
Resource management for the team
Minimum Master's Degree from a reputable university with excellent academic result, majoring in accounting or finance or technology or a similar field.
Minimum of 6 - 8 years of relevant professional experience in UK Individual / Private Client Tax Compliance with 1-2 years spent in people development & performance management, preferably in a Big 4 consulting firm
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs, including MS Outlook and Excel
ATT qualification would be an advantage.
Previous experience in a similar role is ideal
Ability to establish and maintain good relationships with colleagues internally and externally and with clients to achieve results and enhance business performance
Strong interpersonal / communication skills both written and verbal. Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear (CEFR Level of B2 or higher).
Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work. Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
A keen eye with attention to detail
Ability to prioritize workloads
Managing stakeholders independently
Ability to take decisions independently
Strong commitment, multi-tasking and team player
Strong leadership, training and mentoring skills
Good at meeting deadlines and solving problems