Our London (West End) office have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Tax Manager to join the team.

 Reporting directly to the Partner and managing one other person, key responsibilities include:

  • assuming responsibility and taking a proactive role in the management of a portfolio of personal tax clients and controlling the completion of work arising from those clients
  • preparing more complex tax returns for individuals, partnerships and trusts
  • assisting partners with specialist tax consultancy projects
  • assisting with the compliance for other taxes including forms P11D, basic corporation tax matters, forms 42 and EMI40s
  • regular liaison with HM Revenue and Customs, clients and the accounts department
  • assisting the tax managers and tax directors with technical advisory projects and research
  • providing administrative support for tax projects and compliance work
  • preparing VAT registrations
  • reviewing accounts for tax compliance and planning opportunities
  • dealing with client queries as and when they arise
  • managing own flow of work and mentoring junior staff

 

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience:

  • 10-15 years’ experience of preparing tax returns and managing a tax portfolio in an accountancy practice
  • CTA qualified or qualified by experience
  • experience of using CCH tax software
  • good IT skills and understanding of Microsoft Office including Outlook and Excel
  • excellent client relationship skills and the ability to nurture existing clients as well as the ability to help develop new business
  • ability to demonstrate technical breadth
  • ability to explain complex tax issues in plain English for all levels of understanding
  • the ability to prioritise high volumes and work to strict timescales where required
  • proactive, motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • commercial acumen and dedication to building a strong firm
  • detail orientated with the ability to demonstrate drive and initiative

 

A generous remuneration package includes:

  • £55-£75,000 depending on experience and qualifications
  • pension scheme
  • life assurance
  • 23 days annual leave (exc BH) – increasing by one day per year up to a maximum of 28 days
  • 37.5 hours per week – Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 5.30pm (1 hour for lunch)
  • access to our corporate reward scheme
  • employee Assistance Programme
  • opportunity to develop your skills and progress within the Firm
  • relaxed and friendly working environment

 

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