Employment Taxes Senior Manager/Associate Director
Job Description Summary: Join us and you'll shape more than just your career. We believe we're best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. Every day we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this. Our ideas and insight empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. Through our fresh thinking and agile working, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish. The time you spend outside of work helps shape what you can bring to our firm. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications. Job Description: Join Grant Thornton's fast growing Employment Taxes practice which covers the South and M4 corridor. As an experienced Senior Manager / Associate Director, you will play a key role leading and growing the local employment tax team based out of either Bristol or Reading. With ambitious growth plans for the practice, you will need a proven ability to understand clients' needs, spot opportunities and win work, in a combination of established and innovative/emerging areas of employment tax. This will include the hosting of and attendance at various client seminars. This is a 'greenfield' leadership role for your part of the region (either South West & Wales, or Thames Valley & Southampton) with genuine potential for progression by growing the business and the team accordingly. You will be responsible for the delivery of high-quality client work, with the support of a local team and also the wider regional team. You will play an important role in managing and coaching junior team members, helping them to develop and best support the delivery of client work. You will be advising on all areas of tax and national insurance legislation applicable to employers and the ways in which they engage, remunerate, reward and incentivise employees. This includes employment status and IR35, expenses and benefits, HMRC compliance reviews, PAYE health-checks, termination payments, salary sacrifice, National Minimum Wage and the Apprenticeship Levy. In addition, you will work closely with the regional Employer Solutions senior leadership team, including the Head of Employment Taxes & Payroll. As a single regional team, this will include some travel to and time spent supporting the other regional offices but focused primarily on your local office, clients and targets. Who we're looking for: The ideal candidate will have; A balanced and supportive style to managing/coaching team members and helping their own development. A proactive and professional approach to business development, working collaboratively alongside colleagues in other service lines; A proven ability to spot and convert employment tax opportunities, and to build client relationships; ATT/CTA qualification and significant post-qualification experience; (minimum requirement) Depth and breadth of technical knowledge in all areas of employment tax; Flexibility and an ability to manage your time efficiently, working to sometimes tight deadlines and across multiple projects, often helping sign-out work for the regional team; and 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.