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Expat Tax

Careers for graduates: learn about managing and resolving complex challenges for expatriates.

Careers for graduates: learn about managing and resolving complex challenges for expats.

Grad recruitment: Are you the explorer?

In a nutshell, what does your business group/service line do?

In light of the growing need for a global workforce in response to the global opportunities, clients are constantly looking for an one stop shop to manage and resolve any complex and perplexing challenges that arises. KPMG offers strategic advice and administrative support for the management of international assignments, related remuneration and benefits policies and relocation activities. We develop global mobility policies, help manage varied international assignee populations and provide practical and innovative solutions to global mobility issues. KPMG’s services cover all aspects of global mobility. We work with a wide range of clients to derive long-term tax savings for both the company and assignee. Our personalised service for each expatriate assists with home and host-country tax returns, tax briefings, cross-border tax advice and assistance in the application of tax equalisation and tax protection policies.

What does the average day look like?

Every day is a different day with new opportunities and experiences. You’ll be helping with tax briefings, client meetings, client calls, writing up tax advice, assisting with proposals, completing projects, brainstorming, strategizing, training, preparing tax returns and attending team meetings. Working in an agile environment also means that day by day there is an opportunity to be flexible in where, when and how you complete your work.

What will I learn in the first year?

Aligned with plenty of opportunity is a horizon to learn endless skills that are invaluable to your professional portfolio. At KPMG we give our graduates the opportunity to dive right into the ‘real world’. Working side by side with tax professionals with years of experience and exposure to a range of clients in different industries the list of skills is endless. To name a few, you will develop confidence in dealing with clients, enhance your tax technical knowledge and progress your presentation skills.

What’s the best part of the role?

Working at KPMG provides the opportunity to meet and work alongside people from a range of backgrounds, industries and service lines. The diverse pool of people you will interact with on a day to day basis will no doubt be the highlight of the role. With ranging calibres across the firm a commonality across all is intelligent, motivated and caring people. At KPMG we invest in our people and you will receive constant feedback, training and mentorship as part of the graduate program to help develop you into a fully equipped standout professional.

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