Corporate Tax, Tax Compliance, Tax Advisory, Manager, Senior, Assistant Manager, Tax Specialist, Personal Tax, ATT, CTA, ICAS, ACCA
Competitive Salary + Study Support + Benefits
Are you looking to take the next step in your journey? Want to be part of an international family whose vision is "To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day"? Then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you are in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together. Our motto when it comes to career development is "Your Journey - Your Voice - Your Success ".
Azets is an award-winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisors operating across the UK, Nordics and the USA. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across 100 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made us the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and we are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey 2020. As a result of this growth, we are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!
To get the job that you'll love
For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees are what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people's opinions. We are looking for someone who want to be more than just a team member, but who wants to join a family of likeminded individuals.
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to join a busy corporate tax team dealing with some of Scotland's leading companies. This team is one of the largest and most experienced in the central belt of Scotland. We are proud of our collaborative approach and the way we work together to solve our clients tax issues and meet their service needs. With responsibility for an interesting and technically demanding portfolio of large and complex corporate clients, the role is primarily focused on corporate tax work with a heavy emphasis on working very closely with our Audit team; dealing with groups of companies, preparing tax accounting disclosures and notes to the accounts. A key part of the role will be advising on tax payments and clients affected by the quarterly instalments regime. A solid knowledge of Alphatax (or OneSource) is preferred however training will be provided and the candidate should have a strong accounting background.
Ideally, you will be currently working as a Corporate Tax Senior and looking to take the next step in your career or already working as an Assistant Corporate Tax Manager with an eagerness to join a modern firm. A desire and passion to develop your ad-hoc tax advisory skills will be actively encouraged and supported by management and your wider team. Knowledge and experience of the R&D tax credits scheme is advantageous. Following our Azets Reach competency framework there is a clear pathway for further development with this role.
Our corporate tax client base includes a broad range of different businesses, however you will be largely working on dynamic, fast growing organisations, private equity backed and corporate entities / complex audit clients up to circa £2O0M plus turnover. You will be working with clients from all industries, therefore exposure to multiple sectors would be a distinct advantage. In addition, experience of managing a portfolio of clients with confidence is essential. Your day to day responsibilities will include- assisting with the preparation of complex group tax returns on Alphatax Enterprise Edition and on occasions, reviewing work prepared by junior members, liaising with clients to resolve queries, communicating with internal departments to ensure deadlines are met, and overseeing client portfolios to ensure HMRC deadlines are met.
In terms of qualifications, we want to ensure we are offering the best service to our customers. An accountancy qualification such as ATT, CTA, CA or ACCA (or be partly qualified) are essential for this role. We will offer study support for further qualifications if this is required.
A note from the Hiring Manager;
"This is an excellent and rare opportunity in the market for an ambitious tax candidate to join a busy and growing team. This position has strong scope for development and would be ideal for someone looking to progress to Manager in the future. Our client base is interesting and high profile therefore you will be able to get involved in both compliance and ad hoc advisory work."
Why join the Azets family?
The relationship we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both ours and your success.
We offer training and development opportunities to all employees. In nurturing talent from all backgrounds, this helps us to grow our own and bring out the best in people.