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Corporate Tax Director - Top 20 Firm

Corporate Tax Director - Top 20 Firm

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Senior Finance

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £100000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Alistair Gray

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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An opportunity has arisen for a Corporate Tax Director to join a Top 20 firm of accountants in their busy corporate tax team in London. The ideal candidate will have excellent technical skills and experience, and have a thorough understanding of the UK and cross-border corporate tax issues.

The London office is looking for an experienced corporate tax specialist at Director level with the potential to expand & enhance the team's capacity for delivering the highest quality tax technical and advisory services. The individual is likely to already be at least at Director or Senior Manager level and expected to be operating in London or the surrounding area. However, my client will also consider individuals wishing to relocate.

Sitting in their London Corporate Tax team, the successful candidate will have responsibility for identifying and delivering high-value corporate tax work to our broad and varied client base, and for assisting the Tax Partners in identifying opportunities to win new work. The candidate will also work in close conjunction with our Tax Advisory team.

Duties will include;
·Dealing with international, group and transactional corporate tax work
·Delivering detailed tax advice to clients and advising on complex tax issues and transactions
·Keeping abreast of technical developments and legislative changes, and identifying the impact these will have on clients
·Assisting the Partners with the team's marketing strategy and with winning new work
·Building relationships and working closely with the other London Tax teams, with tax teams in different offices and with audit partners, directors, and senior managers

As a fast-growing Top 20 firm with a diverse client base, my client is seeking to ensure that our Corporate Tax offering has the resources and expertise to take the maximum advantage from our position in the market and our standing as a leading Nexia network member.

The ideal candidate must have excellent technical skills and experience, and have a thorough understanding of the UK and cross-border corporate tax issues. He/she should be familiar with the implications of current trends, such as greater transparency and international co-operation & harmonization (e.g., BEPS, CBCR, Non-Res CGT, PoTS).
The individual should also be able to market his/her skills and those of the firm, both on a one-to-one basis and in presentations. They should be innovative with vision, creativity, and flair.

The successful candidate must have dealt with a range of tax issues appropriate to our client base of corporate clients. This should include tax planning, capital gains, capital allowances, company restructuring, international tax and all aspects of general advisory services you would expect to offer to corporate clients. Most importantly, the individual must be able to look at the tax issues of private companies & groups both from the company structure and that of their owners.

The firm offers accounting, audit and assurance, business advisory, corporate finance, forensic and litigation, outsourcing, tax, and VAT services. We act for businesses and individuals both in the UK and internationally. Their staff works regularly and closely with their colleagues in our regional offices to provide a seamless service to clients, wherever they are located.

The London Tax Department is currently split into six tax groups consisting of a corporate tax team, a VAT team, three personal tax groups, and a tax advisory group. The department comprises 12 tax partners, and over 80 employees, with the majority being tax professionals.

This firms busy corporate tax team in London looks after the corporate tax affairs of a wide range of clients in a variety of sectors and provides a mixture of compliance and advisory services. Additionally, the group provides tax advice to the regional offices either directly or via the London tax partners, together with general backup and support to local tax staff. The corporate team is growing in response to an expanding and more demanding client base, and this is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and experienced corporate tax specialist.

For a confidential discussion, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice on 07990 886464 | or following the link below.