Leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton UK LLP has appointed Martin Killer as director in its Financial Services Tax practice.
Martin joins the firm as a chartered accountant with more than 20 years’ experience in taxation within leading consultancy firms. Martin is a skilled tax director with a demonstrable history of advising global financial institutions with respect to operational taxes, including FATCA, CRS, QI/QDD, Corporate Criminal Offence and withholding tax reclaims. His work spans the financial services industry including large international banks, wealth managers, global investment funds and insurance companies.
In his new role, Martin will utilise his extensive experience to further strengthen Grant Thornton’s financial services tax team’s offering. Martin will be able to provide clients with quality advice to manage and meet their tax obligations while increasing value for their business.
On his appointment, Martin commented “I am delighted to be joining Grant Thornton, and look forward to helping clients navigate the challenges posed by a market with ever-evolving regulations. In a time of economic uncertainty, it is vital for businesses to maintain a positive reputation among their stakeholders, and adopting good tax practices is a fundamental way of doing so.”
Dana Ward, Partner and Head of Financial Services Tax at Grant Thornton in the UK, said: “The operational taxes market is increasingly complex and evolving and presents significant opportunities to help clients meet their compliance obligations as well as managing their reputation and increasing value for their businesses. Our clients are looking for trusted advice to help them navigate the challenges of complying with changing rules and regulations. We are continuing to invest in our financial services practice, further enhancing our existing team of exceptional professionals advising and supporting our clients. Martin brings a wealth of experience in operational taxes, both UK and internationally, across the financial services sector.”