Personal Tax Manager
Manager (Personal Tax) - InvernessJob title: Manager (Personal Tax)Department: TaxJob Type: PermanentLocation: InvernessWe are looking for an experienced Personal Tax manager to work directly with the senior managers within our clients Inverness office. For this role we are open to discussing the possibility of reduced hours, flexible start and finish times, compressed hours and remote working with regular contact in the office. Please ask us about flexibility, and we will explore what is possible for the role.The roleA tax manager is being sought to join and complement the tax team which has a growing portfolio consisting of companies, partnerships, LLPs, trusts and non-resident landlords. The team in Inverness advise clients involved in many areas of the Highland economy and in many instances provide a tailor-made service for all aspects of their connected affairs - whether personal, family and business. Services range from assisting with the financial and tax compliance requirements by setting-up efficient tax planning structures and processes, through to providing highly specialist financial advice in conjunction with other professionals.ResponsibilitiesThe role can be tailored and could involve: •Review of personal, partnership, LLP, trust and corporate tax returns. •To be able to recognise and advise on planning points for clients that may arise as a result of tax return reviews or other correspondence. •Review of simple ad hoc advisory work prepared by team members. •To be able to respond to client partner requests for information on planning opportunities with appropriately researched and documented alternatives. •Preparation of detailed and technical tax advisory reports for clients with support provided from our network of specialists across the firm. •Self-awareness of own knowledge of the appropriate legislation is vital to be able to guide and educate colleagues. Critically, it is necessary to know where an answer cannot be provided without further consultation and to be able to research and consult within the firm for the best advice. •Correspondence with HMRC where enquiries are raised into self-assessment tax returns.The individualKey characteristics and skills required: •an outgoing, positive and enthusiastic attitude •an extremely high level of motivation, ability and commitment •will have previous relevant experience of working at assistant manager level as they will be managing their own portfolio whilst also being responsible for reviewing the work of the junior tax staff •will have tax compliance experience •will be from professional services background •will be a confident communicator to colleagues, partners and clients •excellent organisational and prioritisation skills are essential to ensure all deadlines are met •comfortable working on their own initiative as well as being a good team player •high attention to detail and the ability to work in a timely manner •excellent IT skillsEducation and experienceThe ideal candidate must have a broad base of strong technical skills and experience. This is a role where you will be required to provide prompt technical support to the client partners on a varied and technically challenging client base.Candidates will ideally be at a managerial level in their current role. They should be CTA and/or ACA/ACCA qualified with a minimum of three years PQE gained in a tax environment. In addition, the candidate must have confidence in dealing with partners, work colleagues and clients, have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work under pressure in a friendly environment.Ongoing training and career development will be offered to suitable candidates.Role reports toReporting will be to the partners, director and senior managers.Please apply with your CV. If you require any further details or if you would like to discuss in confidence, please call David Cassidy at Jark on 0141 226 3134.