Charity and Not for Profit eNews

The latest edition of our Charity and Not for Profit eNews is now available and covers the following topics:

  • Charities Act 2022: implementation plan
  • Charity Commission guidance on interim managers
  • Charity Commission: be certain in uncertain times
  • Cash couriers: updated message of warning from the charity commission
  • Ukraine crisis: increased risk for charities
  • Annual return 2022

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Charity and Not for Profit eNews

The latest edition of our Charity and Not for Profit eNews is now available and covers the following topics:

  • Ukraine fundraising appeals
  • Improving data
  • The Charity Commission’s safeguarding videos
  • Cyber threat
  • HMRC tax investigations
  • The Chancellor’s Spring Statement
  • The Economic Crime Act
  • Money laundering
  • Small Charities Coalition closure
  • Red Nose Day

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Private Client Tax Senior

Essential Job Functions

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Prepare tax returns – individuals and partnerships
  • Prepare financial accounts for sole traders, barristers and property investors
  • Proactively chase clients and third parties for information to complete returns/accounts
  • Provide tax advice for clients, with assistance when required
  • Identifying marketing opportunities to offer new services to clients
  • Prepare invoices and discuss billing with partners

Work Based Competencies

  • Previous experience of a professional services environment or dealing with HMRC wouldbe essential
  • Working knowledge of core personal tax regime
  • Attention to detail and have good numerical and grammar skills
  • Competent using word, excel and Microsoft outlook
  • Knowledge of CCH and Trust Accounts preferable
  • Willingness to embrace technology to enhance client delivery in preparation for making tax digital
  • A strong academic background is essential including GCSE’s and A-Levels. The candidate may be studying ATT, with a desire to continue studying towards the CTA qualification.
  • Previous portfolio management experience essential

Behavioural Competencies

  • The person will be self-motivated with a flexible approach
  • Team player
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Ability to multitask
  • Good communication skills essential, being able to communicate with all levels externally and internally and respond to client needs

Business Tax Manager

The Role

Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Managing the corporation tax compliance process for a portfolio of corporate clients including both standalone clients and groups;
  • Tax advisory to partners and clients including:
  • -Structures – company, LLP, etc.;
  • -Restructuring;
  • -Research and development tax relief;
  • -Group tax planning;
  • -International matters;
  • -Venture capital tax reliefs;
  • -Share schemes and valuations;
  • -Corporate and property acquisitions and disposals; and
  • -Tax sections due diligence reports.
  • Identifying tax efficient opportunities for clients and liaising with partners on implementing those opportunities;
  • Responsible for managing billing and work in progress;
  • Team responsibilities including line management for junior staff and assisting in development, training and the appraisal process for sub team staff; and
  • Involvement in business development of the firm including attending networking events and opportunity to join a sector group.

Person Specification

  • Deliver work to a high standard and willingness to provide an excellent client service;
  • Able to demonstrate good client focused skills, ability to work unsupervised, work within a team, influence and negotiate;
  • Excellent communication skills essential, being able to communicate with all levels externally and internally; and
  • Show creativity with desire to identify possible tax opportunities and potential pitfalls.

Work-Based Competencies

  • Has previously managed a client portfolio including groups;
  • Ideally be CTA qualified;
  • Good Microsoft skills, outlook, excel, word; and
  • Alpha tax knowledge preferred.

Trustee Training: What Every Trustee Should Know

This session will provide a comprehensive summary of trustees’ duties and responsibilities and will cover issues such as:

  • What information do you need as a trustee and what are your legal responsibilities?
  • The framework within which charities operate: the legal structures used by charities; the regulation of charities; the role of the Charity Commission; and the public benefit requirement
  • Trustees’ duties, responsibilities and potential liabilities, and the role of the chairperson
  • Responsibilities for identifying and managing risk
  • Charity accounting: the accounting and reporting framework, ‘unravelling the jargon’, preparation of accounts, ensuring you receive the right financial information, and the role of trustees and audit committee
  • Charity funds, investments, and banking
  • Fundraising: the ground rules; the role of professionals, and corporate support
  • Trading: the ground rules and the use of subsidiary companies
  • Recent regulatory developments
  • Governance best practice

Please note that as these events have limited capacity, they are intended only for charity trustees and relevant charity employees.

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