Corporate Tax Advisory Director

Recruiter
Kreston Reeves
Location
Chatham
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Closes
16 Jun 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Overview

The position is for a full-time Corporate Tax advisory Director whose main responsibilities will be:

  • Helping manage the Corporate Tax compliance and advisory team across our offices

  • Helping UK and international clients structure their affairs tax efficiently

  • Helping manage the client relationship to become the trusted business advisor

  • Working closely with Kreston colleagues across the globe

  • Taking the lead role in a variety of ad hoc tax advisory projects for SMEs and larger corporates

  • Helping manage and expand our CT compliance service

  • Reviewing more complex corporation tax returns and computations

  • Mentoring and nurturing tax staff is a fundamental part of this role

  • Assisting us with growing our business and winning new work in the marketplace

Our corporate clients include a broad range of sectors and industries and include entrepreneurial growth companies, larger corporates, multi-national groups, FSA regulated companies and AIM listed PLCs.

The role is largely office based and includes significant client contact. There will also be some travel between our offices based in London, West Sussex and Kent.

Working with all partners, but reporting directly to our head of corporate tax, applicants must have an exceptional knowledge of UK corporation tax and also need to have a sound grasp of other business and personal taxes to not only ensure clients are fully tax compliant but to also identify tax planning opportunities.

Exposure to international tax issues such as double taxation relief, double taxation treaties, transfer pricing, thin capitalisation and CFC’s is desirable, but support and mentoring will be given as needed.

Alphatax, CCH Central, Caseware, Digita and Microsoft Office software packages used. Knowledge and use of these packages would be beneficial, but not essential.

Personal Qualities

The following qualities are desirable:

  • Intellectually strong

  • Ambitious for themselves and for us as a firm

  • Integrity

  • A team player

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong self-organisation

  • Good communication skills

  • Flexibility

Qualifications and key requirements

  • Chartered Tax Advisor or qualified accountant with extensive tax advisory experience.

  • Experience working as a Senior Manager or Director in profession - ideally mid-tier or large regional independent practices.

  • Broad experience advising SME corporate clients and their owners, and larger corporates.

  • Exceptional client management skills and ability to win business and cross sell.

  • Ability to communicate complex tax principles to tax and non-tax audiences.

  • Strong team player and passion for nurturing junior tax professionals.

***RECRUITMENT AGENCIES***

Kreston Reeves will not accept CVs unless The Recruitment Team has instructed you to work on a position.

Kreston Reeves asks that you DO NOT send any speculative CVs to recruiters, Partners or Hiring Managers across any of the offices in Kent, London and Sussex as we will not be liable for any fees obtained through unsolicited/speculative CVS.

Many thanks for your cooperation.

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