M&A Tax Assistant Manager (Banking)

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG
  • 14 May 19

Working in the KPMG London M&A Tax Group and focus specifically on providing tax advice in connection with UK and international transactions. We work alongside our clients and our colleagues in Transaction Services on transactions typically ranging in size from £10m upwards, providing tax structuring and tax due diligence services. The team works across all sectors ranging from financial services, infrastructure, consumer industrial markets and private equity.

The Role

Working in the KPMG London M&A Tax Group and focus specifically on providing tax advice in connection with UK and international transactions. We work alongside our clients and our colleagues in Transaction Services on transactions typically ranging in size from £10m upwards, providing tax structuring and tax due diligence services. The team works across all sectors ranging from financial services, infrastructure, consumer industrial markets and private equity.

This role will specialise in advising on M&A within the FS (Banking and Insurance) division.

The Responsibilities:

This role involves working on a range of projects and clients. The work includes:

•Providing tax structuring and tax due diligence advice on a wide range of transactions
•Co-ordinating the advice provided by other overseas KPMG teams and other tax skillsets
•Working closely with colleagues in Transaction Services
•Developing client relationships clients and the KPMG teams (TS, tax specialist and overseas teams)
•Assisting with carrying out detailed technical research
•Understanding the client's business and helping to identify areas for the provision of tax and other services (management incentives, VAT, TP)
•Being involved in business development activity

The Person:

We are looking for people who are keen to work in an environment that offers plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development. Whilst working with us you will broaden your project management and technical skills and your commercial acumen. You will also have the opportunity to work with many talented people within the KPMG global network, the financial community and other professional advisers. There is also some opportunity for overseas travel in light of the nature of our work.  The person best suited to a role is someone who is bright, driven, and confident and has good communication skills.

•Qualified CTA or ACA/CA or equivalent
•Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
•Good UK corporate tax knowledge and an awareness of other tax and accounting areas
•M&A tax experience will be essential
•Strong report writing and project management skills in relation to M&A tax work
•High level analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advice
•Ability to work as part of a team and to show initiative to drive projects forward
•Task management skills
•Ability to build client relationships.
•Ability to develop as a coach and lead staff

We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development