Tax Manager

Recruiter
Evans Jones Associates Ltd
Location
Swansea, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 Oct 2019
Closes
22 Oct 2019
Ref
1267719322
Job Role
Tax Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Qualified
Evans Jones Associates are thrilled to be recruiting for Tax Manager for our client based in Swansea. Staff Responsibility: Reviewing and assisting juniors in respect of compliance work. Training team members. Overview of Position: Provide an ambitious entrepreneurial approach to Tax advice. Contribute to a growing tax function and work in line with strategic aims of the firm. Build and grow your client base to reflect the delivery of key targets set and aid in continual profitable growth of the tax function. Key Deliverables: - Reporting operationally to the Head of Client Services, with a technical reporting line to a tax partner in respect of project/advisory work. - Line manage a team of tax specialists covering both corporate and personal compliance. - Build and create a consistent business development pipeline in line with key targets and the strategic plan, by meeting potential new clients with tax advisory requirements. - Work closely with key executives on creating more Tax advisory opportunities through existing clients - To assist the client relationship mangers/partners in tax technical areas to deliver tax advisory such as IHT planning, capital gains tax planning and exit planning to clients of the firm. - Reviewing technically complicated tax compliance work including corporation tax, personal tax, partnership tax and IHT returns. - To assist in procedural improvements to the tax compliance process (corporate and personal) and cascade down tax developments to the compliance team. - To work closely with key colleagues and leaders across the business, and to provide a competitive and ambitious entrepreneurial approach to your work - Additional line management from time to time of team members of Client Services Department Person Specification Essential Criteria Education : - CTA qualified with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience. Experience: - Considerable and demonstrable experience of working within the partnership tax and/or private client tax field. For example, in and around the 'Owner Managed'; 'Private Client'; Entrepreneurial Client' arena. Ideally with at least a basic level of corporate tax experience also. - Demonstrable experience of developing teams of juniors to complete compliance work efficiently and with support - Experiences of building a tax compliance function and motivating and working with training teams to identify team members career pathways in a dynamic environment - Demonstratable experience of building and growing tax a advisory function with profitable returns Skills & Aptitudes : - Technical skill set based around consistent CTA training pathways and with quick progression with continual client facing experience. - Highly tax technical, with the ability to research answers to tax technical questions and able to analyse and interpret tax legislation - Professional in attitude, approach and appearance. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to easily present and convey complex issues to wide audiences - Ambitious and with an entrepreneurial spirit which will capitalise on the firms open style to new work streams and methods Personal Qualities : - Core 'Values' that clearly align with the firm's approach - such as: Integrity of the highest order; Empathy and Respect to others with a team player approach - Professional management style whilst working with team members and other senior executives - An 'open learning' approach to your delegation skills and work ethic - Enthusiastic and ambitious in your approach Experience : - Trained with and gained considerable experience within the 'Top 4' and/or top tier firms such as BDO, RSM, Grant Thornton, Crowe Horwath, Baker Tilly, Mazars, Saffery's etc. Knowledge : - Tax compliance - ideally personal, partnership, trust and corporate but at least personal and partnership is essential. - Trust tax including trust tax returns, IHT estate calculations, IHT lifetime tax, IHT planning and succession planning - Capital gains tax including knowledge of all capital gains tax reliefs such as Entrepreneurs relief, roll over relief and gift relief - A working knowledge of tax residency rules (but not the taxation of 'non-dom's') - A working knowledge of the more typical VAT issues, such as the applicable rates, partial exemption methodology and property transactions Salary Level: Commensurate with role and experience levels

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