Tax Manager - Personal Tax Advisory

Recruiter
Grant Thornton
Location
Birmingham
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Come and think independently with an organisation that’s doing the same. We’re determined to help shape a Vibrant Economy in the UK and beyond. It’s why we empower our people to bring new ideas to the table and take the lead in driving them forward. It’s invigorating. It’s inspiring. It’s creating opportunities every day for our clients, our business, and everyone here. So bring your passion, ambitions and ideas, and together, let’s make change happen.

A manager must present solutions to increasingly complex technical issues, demonstrate sufficient technical knowledge in own service area to develop solutions to complex technical issues and manage a team in demanding assignments on a day to day basis.

Job Description:

Markets
• Demonstrates an understanding of the full range of the firm's products, services and capabilities and takes an active role in cross selling.
• Builds an understanding of the potential for selling into clients.
• Seeks to participate in business development activities and contributes to sales pitches, for own team as well as the wider firm.

Clients
• Builds a rapport with the individual client and develops a clear and detailed understanding of the business and client expectations.
• Meets clients demands, keeping them up to date with progress and engenders trust and respect.
• Deals with a wide range of technical issues and client situations.
• Provides intelligent and creative solutions to client tax issues both reactively and proactively.
• Writes high quality tax reports, professionally presented documents, requiring minimal input from directors or partners.

Tax Delivery
• Responsible for planning and performing tax consultancy assignments.
• Prepares and files ruling requests on behalf of our clients.
• Acts as a first point of contact on specific projects for any queries from the business.
• Demonstrates the ability to analyse potential solutions and make recommendations accordingly.
• Accurately interprets advice obtained from other specialists and questions where required.
• Presents solutions to increasingly complex technical issues.
• Demonstrates an awareness of technical risk through well supported research.

Client take- on / risk management
• Has a sound awareness and adherence to the firm's risk management processes and procedures.
• Ensures compliance with internal procedures including the completion of take-on.
• Ensures bills are raised and costs are collected on a timely basis.
• Mitigates risk through review and involvement of senior team members.

Technical Competence
• Demonstrates sufficient technical knowledge to supervise relevant areas of work.
• Seen as a reference point on particular technical issues.

People
• Works effectively with all members of the team, building the confidence and respect of peers and subordinates.
• Reviews and mentors executives giving regular feedback, timely performance reviews and provides development opportunities.
• Manages a team on specific projects.
• Provide on the job development to executives.
• Actively seek opportunities to attend workshops to develop technical and personal skills.
• Demonstrates a clear appetite for self development through the performance review and personal development plan processes. Reviews work afterwards for learning points.

Operations and results
• Ensures bills are raised and costs are collected on a timely basis.
• Manages work in progress to ensure recoverability goals can be met.
• Monitors invoices raised and cash collected in a timely manner to ensure aged debtors do not escalate.
• Meets own financial target set.

You should be commercially focused with the ability to deliver innovative solutions. You should be focused on self-development as well as having the desire to coach, mentor and develop your colleagues. You must also share our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We’re looking for people who have a strong connection with and share our core beliefs:

  • Profit with a purpose that leads to a sustainable business

  • We create sustainable value for our clients

  • We are better together

  • Our CLEARR values underpin all we do

  • We never compromise on quality

Valuing you

Your personal development plan will help you grow your skills. And you’ll be able to shape your career within your team or by moving across our business or going on secondments in the UK and across our global network of member firms. You’ll also enjoy a competitive salary and a flexible benefits package designed to meet your individual needs.

Becoming a shared enterprise

Our unique culture is built around collaboration. Everybody here plays their part. Over the past few years we’ve been making big changes - moving towards becoming a shared enterprise. We share ideas. We share responsibility. We share the rewards. Put simply, we’re better together.