• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Job description


At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

We are looking to recruit a US Private Client Tax Senior Manager to be based in our London office. The role will involve working closely in a strong team on a range of clients and exciting projects, collaborating with different teams and locations across the firm, as well as helping build a new US tax practice in a Big 4 firm.

Role and Responsibility

As a US/UK senior tax manager, you will be required to manage a comprehensive and complex client list, provide line and performance management and make a significant contribution to building the new US tax practice within a Big 4 firm. You will have a direct contribution to the development and achievement of building the practice and will be required to build and maintain relationships with third parties, such as trustees, wealth managers and more. You will be expected to advise clients in connection with their tax affairs and onboard them to the team to offer bespoke advice.

You should already be working as an experienced manager, or senior manager and looking to develop your role considerably through technical advice, client management and business development.

Responsibilities, requirements and experience:

  • Top management of the compliance process and ensuring work meets expected standards which is fed back through to your team, including minimising risk and ensuring an excellent level of client service is maintained throughout.
  • Signing off US tax returns and communicating points back to the team.
  • Line managing and managing the performance levels of multiple members of staff in your team.
  • Delegating work to other members of the team and having the ability to train and develop their understanding in both technical and soft skills.
  • Good knowledge of various areas of tax (such as estate/gift tax, IHT and corporate tax) and to be able to involve other colleagues within the firm where necessary.
  • Client engagement and onboarding, management and building relationships, ensuring all internal and external deadlines are met.
  • Taking the lead on the final billing decisions, including scope of work and quotes, and assisting the managers in working towards prompt payments.
  • Responsibility for the recovery and utilisation of the projects and clients for yourself and the team.
  • What we require from you:

  • EA and ATT qualified or equivalent.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including providing a high standard of service to clients.
  • Extensive experience working in a US/UK tax role; currently an experienced Manager or a new/experienced Senior Manager.
  • Experience of signing out US tax returns and dealing with client tax requirements
  • Experience managing junior staff and a team
  • A keen and insightful appreciation of the issues facing clients and an ability to deliver bespoke tax solutions to meet their needs.
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