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Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Public Sector

Roles and Responsibilities

For each client, working as a member of the client service team to provide Corporate Tax Advisory services to our Public Sector clients including:

- Being the principal contact with clients on day to day tax matters
- Involvement on tax advisory and planning work on client portfolio
- Discussing new tax ideas with clients
- Experience of working in the charity sector or with not for profits preferred. Experience of International Tax issues rather than awareness (including the interaction of taxes VAT, - CT and Income Tax)
- Experience of Property Tax
- Working with specialists to deliver expertise to the local market
- Responding appropriately to requests from clients for other KPMG services
- Planning compliance work and taking responsibility for managing the process through to submission of tax computations
- Supervising the work of junior members of staff, principally the preparation of tax computations and tax payment advice plus correspondence with
- Reviewing corporation tax computations
- Co-ordinating tax payments, loss relief, capital allowances, group relief and other claims
- Liaising with the client service team and with colleagues in the audit and accounting discipline to provide a co-ordinated service to the client
- Advising the client on the computational treatment of contentious issues
- Implementing the firm's advice in submitting returns and negotiating with HM Revenue & Customs
- Monitoring the tax compliance position using tax administration software
- Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures
- Carrying out tax audits in accordance with terms of reference agreed with the audit team. Advising the audit team of potential tax exposure HM Revenue & Customs
- Ensuring fees are raised regularly, identifying situations where overruns can be billed and assisting Senior Managers in billing for advisory work
- Sound knowledge of UK corporate taxation
- Awareness of international tax issues
- Ability to keep up to date technically
- Sound knowledge of accountancy principles, in particular accounting for tax (including deferred taxation and accounts presentation)

Qualifications and Skills

- Ideally CTA / ACA / ACCA qualified (or equivalent)
- Prior Corporate Tax experience

Experience and Background

- 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
- Identifies and pursues business opportunities
- Continuously learns from experiences. Seeks out feedback and development opportunities
- Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback. Coaches less experienced staff
- Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community
- Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information
- Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear
- Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
- Monitors and upholds high quality of service and products to clients (internal and external)