Operations Lead, Tax Preparation Team

Belfast, UK
25 Mar 2019
23 Mar 2019
Job Role
Tax Manager
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Your opportunity Deloitte's Tax Management Consulting ("TMC") team have a market leading reputation in London and across Europe, with the largest of the Big 4 tax in both process and technology departments. Given recent and proposed legislative changes demand for our services is growing rapidly. This role brings together expertise in compliance associated technology solutions and tax accounting. Joining the TMC practice will give you access to senior leadership across the myriad of industries and markets within the UK, across our North-West Europe region and internationally. Your advice will help ensure that their businesses comply with their UK tax obligations in an efficient and timely manner. You will develop strong relationships with clients, becoming a trusted advisor and will build an understanding of how different types of businesses and structures operate. Our people are talented, out-going & flexible individuals who are confident working side by side with senior personnel. They have deep experience in their specialism but are able to adapt to the ever-evolving world at the leading edge of taxation compliance and tax management consultancy. The role of Operations Lead sits within the Tax Preparation Team. This dedicated team within the tax practice deals with the significant corporate tax compliance work that Deloitte undertakes. This work covers tax compliance from across the firm and across the country. The team, of over 100 people, is located in both Belfast and Hyderabad (India). Your role Our Operation Leads will have the opportunity to take the lead on delivering key parts of our client services. You will use your commercial awareness and professional expertise, along with leveraging the skills and expertise of others, to deliver the best possible experience and outcomes for our clients. You might own or manage key elements of a client relationship and, with an appropriate level of support, will be expected to proactively identify innovative solutions for your clients and pursue new business development opportunities by utilising your networks and market knowledge. Our Operations Leads are also either people managers or act as coaches and role models to the Senior Specialists in their team. You will be a confident team player and enjoy sharing your knowledge and expertise with others, as well as continuing to build your own technical expertise or specialism. The team works across a wide range of industries and varying complexities of work covering all aspects of the corporation tax cycle, from gathering information to submitting the returns. We can offer full time and part time office based opportunities, as well as roles that also give the opportunities for extensive travel to client sites across the UK. You will be responsible for: Assisting clients on compliance with their UK direct tax obligations in an efficient and timely manner. Advising clients on the impact of recent and proposed legislation as they apply to specific industries and clients. Assisting with the transformation of the annual tax process through process improvement, technology, risk and organisational design. Reviewing all complexities of tax returns and ensure the quality of work is technically accurate and prepared in line with the firm's standard approach. In addition, you may be required to prepare complex tax returns from time to time. Planning and managing the implementation of identified technology solutions. Working effectively as part of a team to deliver these tax compliance projects. Provide guidance to junior team members and be able to identify and solve issues as well as improve and grow services. Identification and documentation of issues and preparation of client queries Assisting and resolving queries in order to finalise the tax computations Develop and upskill the team by sharing best practices and insight. Preparation of related tax accounting disclosures All other corporate compliance related activities as required Your work, your choice How long does impact take? How long is a piece of string? How many seconds does a solution contain? How can we possibly tell? After all, impact can be huge or small. Immediate or years in the making. At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We, therefore, carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. If the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated below, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

This role is based in our Lincoln Building office in Belfast with flexibility for potential travel to client site. Suggested work pattern: Permanent full-time / Permanent part-time Your professional experience To qualify for the role you must have: Essential Experience of working in a corporate tax compliance role and understanding of preparation processes Good related corporate tax technical knowledge and skills Proactive approach to work and completing work by required deadlines Proven team working skills Able to follow defined procedures and protocols Competent IT skills including a good understanding of Excel You will ideally be ACA/ATT/CTA qualified For a full job description please visit our online Deloitte Careers portal. Requisition code: 127625