MI and Reporting Assistant - Tax Centre of Excellence - Open to flexibility

Glasgow, Scotland
12 Jan 2017
12 Feb 2017
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MI and Reporting Assistant - Tax Centre of Excellence - Open to flexibility

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 currently looking to recruit a Management Information (MI) and Reporting Assistant on a permanent contract to be based in the Tax Centre of Excellence in Glasgow.

Roles and Responsibilities

The role will involve regular reporting on a number of areas for a range of stakeholders in a thriving department.

  • Running reports as well as writing their own excel formulas (and possibly macros for other users to analyse data where regular updates are required)
  • Ad hoc excel tasks to undertake as assigned or required
  • Manipulating data from various sources into a user friendly summary
  • Investigate and correct discrepancies in data where figures do not reconcile
  • Challenge the status quo and look at better ways of reporting to the stakeholders and bring process improvement
  • Working as part of a team and contributing to the achievement of deadlines.

Qualifications and Skills

  • The successful candidate will ideally possess the following skills:
  • Holding  Higher/A level Maths and English at Grade B or above  would be advantageous
  • Computer literate – including excel skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and demonstrate resilience under pressure
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships.
  • A flexible and positive outlook with a commitment to working as part of a successful team.
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong numerical and verbal skills.

Experience and Background 

  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage stakeholder expectations
  • Strong organisational skills and adaptable to changing demands and priorities.
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and ability to competently write formulas from scratch (IF statement, Vlookups, Sumif etc)
  • Ability to utilise excel skills in the most efficient manner, understanding how to resolve challenges using a variety of formulas and problem solving skills
  • Manipulating large data sets into a user friendly format
  • Proficient user of MS Office (Word, Access, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • A keen eye with attention to detail
  • Good analytical, problem solving and reporting skills
  • Ability to respond quickly and effectively to change and work under pressure
  • Enthusiastic with a can-do attitude

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.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly Equal Opportunities employer.


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