Corporate Tax Manager - Sheffield

Barber McLelland Ltd
Sheffield, UK
14 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Corporate Tax Manager - Sheffield

The Role
Barber McLelland are working in partnership with a leading independent firm of chartered accountants who are recruiting an experienced tax professional for the position of Corporate Tax Manager.

The firm are one of the most progressive accountancy practices within the North, boasting a fantastic client base. The business has an excellent working culture, coupled with high investment with staff well being, development and ongoing training.

Duties and Responsibilities

The position will be a mix of both compliance and advisory services, helping to support the regional partners in providing proactive, cost effective tax services to a wide range of clients. Duties will include:
  • Tax allocation manager for around 200 corporate clients, mainly owner managed business;
  • Overview of personal tax affairs of owners of those corporate clients where appropriate;
  • Overview of compliance function in respect of client portfolio and attendance at pre-year end/completion accounts meetings with accounts staff as appropriate.
  • Proactively anticipating the needs of clients in the management of their tax affairs, e.g. research and development tax credits, capital allowance claims, succession planning, structuring;
  • Establishing and maintaining a professional working relationship with clients and liaising with colleagues so that the Firm can comply with clients' reasonable requests for assistance and ensure the provision of a quality service to clients;
  • Provision of assistance to Tax Partners, Directors and Senior Managers in respect of advisory assignments;
  • Training and support of staff at Tax Trainee to Tax Executive level;
  • Liaising with HMRC on behalf of clients as appropriate;
  • Cross referral for corporate finance, financial planning and other advice as required;
  • Involvement in the firms practice development activities eg; preparation of articles/e-shots, networking;
  • Attending courses as necessary, in order to develop existing inter-personal skills and maintain an adequate level of technical CPD

Skills and Qualities

The Successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years experience working for an Accountancy Practice, qualified ACA, ACCA or CTA and ideally with experience of both advisory and compliance services, applications from individuals who have developed practical experience but decided not to pursue formal accountancy qualifications are also encouraged.

Additional requirements include:
  • Some experience of other taxes ideal but not essential
  • Excellent client relationship skills with the ability to deliver a quality service
  • Able to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues
  • Excellent time management skills in order to meet a variety of strict deadlines

Salary Package
  • £30,000 - £35,000 dependent upon experience
  • Excellent benefits package

Barber McLelland are a dedicated and niche recruitment consultancy service for the Accountancy Profession. Our area of expertise covers recruitment from part qualified accountants through to Partners and Directors within Big 4, National Accountancy Firms, through to Independent Accountants and Specialist Boutiques across the Yorkshire and East Midlands Region.

For more information about this role or for additional information on how we can assist you in securing your next career move, please contact Justin Barber at Barber McLelland

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