Tax Manager

Recruiter
Knownfour
Location
London, South East England
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
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