Location UK / Belfast

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1434378

 Job Description

We are currently seeking to hire a Secretary who will join our Belfast Tax practice on a permanent basis

  • Are you an experienced Corporate Secretary looking for a new opportunity?
  • Do you have excellent interpersonal and team working skills?
  • Are you interested in joining a firm that delivers award winning training and opportunities for career progression?


We are currently seeking to hire a Secretary who will join our Belfast Tax practice on a permanent basis.

We ideally need you to have the following on your CV:

  • Advanced PC skills including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • A working knowledge of SAP and CRM systems or a similar database system would be a definite advantage but not essential as training will be provided
  • Fast typing skills with a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Prioritising work using time management and organisational skills
  • Good administration skills with an ability to work unsupervised on day-to-day duties and tasks
  • Proactively look for and take on tasks and provide regular feedback on status
  • A high degree of enthusiasm and adaptability
  • Reliability / Flexibility.

Your work will be varied. Below will be some of your core responsibilities:

  • Providing full secretarial support to the Tax practice
  • Proactive management of the Manager diaries
  • Screen calls, taking detailed messages and handling queries
  • Coordinate meetings, conference calls, travel arrangements (domestic and international), business lunches and dinners
  • Inputting timesheets and processing expense claims for the Partner/Director group
  • Coding of invoices and generating client fees
  • Create PowerPoint charts, spreadsheets and carry out monthly/weekly reporting
  • Filing – electronic and paper filing timesheets – weekly, month and quarter end reminders and ensure that the Department meets the Firm’s timesheet deadlines
  • Stationery – order and maintain stock levels in tax department
  • General office duties (incoming and outgoing post, photocopying, archiving etc.)
  • Liaise and work with secretaries in other departments – actively share knowledge
  • Provide cover for other secretaries in their absence (including reception cover when required
  • Assist with any other ad-hoc projects and duties as appropriate.

KPMG Belfast Tax Practice

The Belfast office tax group consists of over 80 professional staff dealing with all aspects of Corporation Tax, Private Client, Employment Taxes and Indirect Taxes, with 8 Tax Partners.  Our clients are spread over a wide cross section of all business sectors.  There is a substantial international dimension to all aspects of our work.

KPMG tax professionals have an unrivalled understanding of business and industry issues, adding real value to tax based decision making.  The firm is able to offer world class experience in all key specialist areas and the reputation of our tax practice is built upon the quality of our work, the creativity of our people and our ability to provide independent, expert and appropriate advice.

Hard work is rewarded at KPMG:

We offer excellent remuneration packages at all levels. At this level the package includes an extremely competitive base salary and a KPMG flexible benefits package.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Creating an inclusive culture where all our people achieve their potential is fundamental to our business. In addition, our employees have the option to avail of our flexible working policies/intelligent working arrangements. To learn more about diversity at KPMG, click here.


If you are interested in the above role, please submit a CV via the apply button. If you have any specific queries on the role, please contact on Aimee Ward

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