Tax Manager

£35000 - £50000 per annum
12 Jul 2017
11 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
The successful candidate will manage a portfolio, comprising of some of the more complex clients as well as supervising and reviewing the work of other staff.

Core responsibilities:

* Provide a consultancy planning and advisory service for a portfolio of complex clients and being involved with enquiry case work
* Review completed tax returns and sign off non-advisory letters and emails for junior team members.
* Understand client needs and communicate with them in layman's terms
* Review WIP on a weekly basis. Oversee billing arrangements for a portfolio of clients including reviewing fee proposals, agreeing fees with partners / clients, issuing fees and debt collection
* Responsible for day-to-day staff planning, ensuring the right level of technically qualified staff are assigned to the appropriate cases
* Manage and delegate to staff of a suitable level and provide technical support. Ensure junior staff complete work within allocated timescales and to the standard required. Ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets
* Understand key issues on all cases handled by the team in order to answer any internal/external enquiries. In addition keep abreast of all ongoing assignments within the department
* Assist other team members in providing technical solutions to client problems and issues and generally support cross-discipline advice
* Build good working relationships with internal and external clients, maximising cross selling opportunities
* Suggest ideas and concepts for inclusion in marketing and training initiatives
* Keep up to date with relevant legislation

Attributes, requirements & skills:

* Qualified ATT desirable
* Qualified CTA desirable or qualified by experience
* Extensive relevant experience, gained in a similar tax accounting
* Previous experience of Alphatax, Pertax, Sectax
* People management skills
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Strong organisational and time management skills
* Proven planning and prioritising skills
* Able to meet deadlines, multi task and work under pressure with accuracy and focus
* Able to demonstrate problem solving skills
* Able to influence internal / external clients and colleagues
* Competent at using MS Office; Word and Excel