Tax Manager in Glasgow

Location: Glasgow
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: KPMG
Job Hours: Part-time

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Job description

Base Location : London or Manchester plus network of 20 offices nationally:


Why Join KPMG as a Tax Manager: Compliance Hub

The KPMG financial services tax team is a fast-growing part of the KPMG tax practice. Operating from London & Manchester we do work that matters, serving the region with diligence and expertise.

The role is in our Compliance Hub, which has a diverse client and target base spanning the Financial Services sector.


You are well on your way in your compliance career with UK corporate tax experience and have a passion for compliance and the varied aspects of your role that this brings. 


The team is diverse and collaborative, with individuals based across London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Glasgow and Edinburgh, we embraced hybrid and flexible working long before it became the norm! Our team has a mix of backgrounds and whatever your background we will give you the support, encouragement, and training to thrive at KPMG.


The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a good level of core corporate tax or income tax technical knowledge and a confident outward facing skillset willing to invest time and effort in the marketplace. 


What will you be doing?

  • The role involves a mix of Tax Compliance and some Advisory
  • Taking responsibility for the delivery of high-quality compliance and reporting for a portfolio of clients, ensuring the tax computations are prepared to a high standard, on a timely basis and finalised and submitted to HMRC within agreed deadlines.
  • Oversee the work of assistant managers, providing coaching and technical guidance as part of the overall review process.
  • Work directly with the client to plan and understand the requirements at the start of each compliance cycle including potential visits to clients/local offices to ensure we use appropriate technology and resources to deliver a quality product on time
  • On more complex clients, act as the main point of liaison with the client to obtain additional information if required, feeding back to the tax computation preparers to enable them to provide an updated draft computation for subsequent review.
  • Identify and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists as appropriate to prepare or review analysis.
  • If desired, the role offers the opportunity to get involved in tax advisory work to help build out your expertise and experience.
  • Carry out a full manager review of computations and other deliverables prior to sending to clients and HMRC.
  • Working with KPMG local Financial Services teams and specialists in their field, including, for example, aiding in the drafting of responses to HMRC correspondence and preparing tax accounting disclosures in addition to managing risk.
  • Identify opportunities and any additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists.
  • Follow KPMG best practice and policy.
  • What will you need to do it?


  • Experience of manager level review of corporate tax computations and returns, including client liaison through the compliance process.
  • Ability to identify and resolve technical issues or escalate as appropriate.
  • Experience/awareness of specific technical areas including complex capital versus revenue treatment; pension scheme and share scheme adjustments; group relief; basic transfer pricing; tax accounting for single entities and groups; controlled foreign companies and corporate interest restriction.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with experience of managing and / or coaching junior staff, in addition to strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent teamwork, management and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets.
  • At KPMG we use Alphatax as our primary compliance deliverable tool. A background in another tax software solution will come with transferable skills and transition training will be provided.
  • Qualified ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent

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  • Financial Services tax knowledge within practice or inhouse, but this is desirable
  • To discuss this or wider Tax roles with our recruitment team, all you need to do is apply, create a profile, upload your CV and begin to make your mark with KPMG.

    Our Locations:

    We are open to talk to talent across the country but our core hubs for the team are:

  • London
  • Manchester
  • Birmingham
  • Leeds
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • This position will be based in London or Manchester, however all locations will be considered

    With 20 sites across the UK, we can potentially facilitate office work, working from home, flexible hours, and part-time options. If you have a need for flexibility, please register and discuss this with our team.

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