Business Tax Senior

You will be a member of a growing corporate tax team focusing on providing pro-active corporate tax services to a wide range of clients, including those within the not-for-profit (NFP) and charity sectors.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The role will be client facing and you will need to show a willingness to work as part of a team and be able to meet deadlines. The role will encompass a mix of both tax compliance and tax advisory work providing a broad and varied role. You will have relevant experience working in a tax focused role.

Responsibilities below are generalised and are no way exhaustive:

  • Corporation tax compliance work on a portfolio of clients including charities, trading subsidiaries and other not-for-profit entities under the supervision of managers.
  • Technical research into a variety of tax issues.
  • Liaising with HMRC on enquiries into tax returns.
  • Basic introduction to tax advisory work, under the supervision of managers, to partners and clients including:

-research and development tax relief;

-group tax planning;

-venture capital tax reliefs;

-share schemes and valuations;

-Preparation of the tax sections of due diligence reports;

  • Completion of EMI and EIS/SEIS documentation;
  • Assisting managers with billing and managing work in progress on portfolio of clients.

The Candidate

Work Based Competencies

  • Qualified/Part Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/CA or equivalent), either working in a corporation tax role or with exposure to Corporation tax in a general practice role. Alternatively, the candidate can have relevant corporation tax experience qualified at least to ATT level
  • Has previously managed a client portfolio would be preferred but not essential;
  • Able to use the Microsoft suite, including Outlook, Excel, Word;
  • Knowledge of Alphatax preferred but not essential.

Behavioural Competencies

  • Self-motivated individual;
  • Able to deliver work to a high standard and meet internal and external deadlines;
  • Displays good organisational and time management skills and the ability to run and manage a client portfolio;
  • Able to demonstrate good client focused skills, the ability to work unsupervised within a team environment and can influence and negotiate;
  • Good communication skills essential, being able to communicate with all levels externally and internally;
  • Aware of own personal development and contributes towards it. Training and study support will be available where applicable
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