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KPMG Overview:

KPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Service Line Information:

KPMG’s Tax, Pensions and Legal Services (TPL) practice is a dynamic and successful area of our business. A constantly changing and increasingly high-profile field, TPL can offer a surprisingly broad range of quality career paths to ambitious people. Our People Services practice encompasses a wide range of areas across both Global Mobility Services (GMS) and Employer Reward Services (ERS). Our GMS team assists organisations to manage their globally mobile workforce. For our clients we provide a single source of advisory and compliance experience covering all aspects of global mobility and international assignments. Services range from international tax compliance and consultancy, advising on international social security and pensions through to helping clients to design their global mobility policies or move into a new territory. Our ERS team brings a number of key elements under one umbrella, Reward, Employment Solutions and Employee Benefit Solutions all delivering a wide range of services. The scope is broad, covering payroll and HMRC compliance, employee reward and benefit strategy design including technology, executive strategic reward, valuation services, workforce management and advice on national minimum wage and gender pay gap.

The Role:

KPMG’s Global Mobility Services (GMS) practice is a diverse and fast-growing area of our Tax business. We serve high-profile engagements touching every corner of the world. We are looking for remarkable candidates, ready for early assumption of responsibilities and close, regular contact with our dynamic partner group.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Building and maintaining good relationships with clients.
  • Being the day to day contact for allocated clients.
  • Preparation of Income Tax calculations.
  • Preparation of Tax Equalisation calculations.
  • Conduct arrival/departure briefings.
  • Preparation of written advice for clients.
  • Project management of advisory projects carried out for clients.
  • Ensuring clients are provided with up to date information on GMS developments.
  • Involvement in business development/proposals.
  • Working with large clients/mid-size clients.
  • Experience and Background:

  • Previous experience within global mobility is essential, preferably relating to UK expatriate tax (to include for example experience of tax briefings, tax returns and tax advisory work related to global mobility).
  • Energetic, committed, and ambitious.
  • High level of personal responsibility and accountability for own work.
  • Capacity to receive positive, constructive feedback.
  • Analytical; identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Flexible, positive outlook, with a commitment to team working.
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to work under own initiative.
  • Capable of working to deadlines, showing resilience under pressure and ability to apply knowledge to non-routine situations.
  • Recognising and Motivating you:

    If the chance to work with interesting clients and innovative technology wasn’t rewarding enough, we’ll motivate you in other ways too. At KPMG you can expect real responsibilities and opportunities to grow professionally.
    ‘Our Deal’ sets out all the different ways you’ll be rewarded at KPMG. Among other things you can benefit from honest conversations about your career as well as a range of other rewards. In all these ways and more, we have created an environment that can bring out the best in you.

    Intelligent Working:

    While some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

    We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

    KPMG’s Commitment to Inclusion:

    KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective that’s the KPMG difference. But, don’t take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

    Returning to work after a break:

    At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

    Applying with a Disability:

    KPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we’re committed to ensuring that you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

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