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Tax Senior Manager - Global Compliance & Transformation - Data & Automation



10d ago

  • Job
    Senior Level
  • Accounting & Tax
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You must be proactive, resilient, and experienced in leading others. Qualified by experience or certifications. Skills in technology, process design, communication, and tax compliance processes essential. Take personal responsibility and drive results.
  • You will lead tax transformation projects, design automation solutions for clients, develop governance frameworks, manage team members, establish client relationships, and identify opportunities for additional services.


  • At senior manager level you will be proactive, curious, committed and invested in self development and learning. You will demonstrate resilience, accountability, flexibility, be experienced in leading others, managing significant size engagements and client relationships, driving results and managing risk.
  • Across GCT we would welcome applications from those qualified by experience, as well as ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications. Project Management qualifications along with specific transformation skills (e.g. Lean Six Sigma) are also welcome. Further skills and experience are outlined below:
  • Awareness of technology and automation to drive efficiency, risk management and value
  • Experience in process, risk and controls design
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong oral and written communication skills. Communicates with impact, in a way that is open, honest, consistent and clear;
  • 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;
  • Analyses problems, identifies core issues, investigates, evaluates and integrates information;
  • Builds the reputation of KPMG through the quality of work, knowledge and experience
  • Awareness or experience of tax and accounting compliance processes (e.g. Direct/Indirect tax returns, statutory accounting).


  • Leading and managing the overall delivery of tax transformation and technology projects, often as part of a wider finance transformation program
  • Helping clients to design, build and deploy automation solutions which are designed for Tax
  • Supporting our clients in designing systems which address tax requirements in different countries in the optimal way
  • Working together with Tax Transformation and GCT colleagues as well as other teams in KPMG such as Consulting
  • Helping clients develop robust global governance and control frameworks
  • Develop our service offerings and service delivery models
  • Establishing and maintaining strong client relationships with our clients
  • Performance manage managers and assistant managers and oversee the output from offshore resource in order to deliver client projects;
  • Identify opportunities to provide additional services that the client may need and liaise with subject specialists
  • Coaching and technical support for other team members
  • Follow KPMG best practice and policy.


What locations are available for this role?

The job is available in Aberdeen, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Cardiff, Edinburgh, Gatwick, Gibraltar, Glasgow, Leeds, Leeds Broadgate, Liverpool, London, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Newcastle upon Tyne, Norwich, Nottingham, Plymouth, Reading, Sheffield, South Coast - Southampton, and Watford.

What is the experience level required for this role?

The experience level required is Senior Manager.

What type of contract is offered for this role?

The contract type is Permanent.

What are some key responsibilities for a Senior Manager in Data and Automation?

Some responsibilities include leading and managing tax transformation and technology projects, designing and deploying automation solutions for Tax, supporting clients in designing tax systems, developing global governance frameworks, and performance managing team members.

What qualifications are preferred for this role?

Qualifications such as ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent are preferred, along with project management qualifications and specific transformation skills (e.g. Lean Six Sigma).


Mission & Purpose

KPMG is one of the Big 4 accounting firms and provides professional services in the areas of audit, tax, and advisory. With a global presence, they offer a wide range of solutions to help organisations navigate complex business challenges, manage risks, and achieve sustainable growth. KPMG's ultimate mission is to inspire confidence and empower change, aiming to deliver high-quality services that contribute to the success and long-term viability of their clients. Their purpose revolves around building trust in the capital markets, supporting economic growth, and fostering a culture of integrity and accountability. Through their expertise, innovation, and commitment to ethical practices, KPMG strives to make a positive impact on businesses, economies, and society as a whole.