City of London, London
£45000 - £55000 per annum
about 1 year ago
The London tax department is organised into five direct tax groups: one corporate tax group, three personal tax groups, and a tax advisory group. An experienced Manager is being sought to join one of the personal tax groups. A challenging and exciting role which will include exposure to a wide range of clients, often working to tight deadlines. Additionally, the group provides tax advice to the (non-tax) London partners' clients, the regional offices either directly or via the London tax partners, together with general backup and support to local tax staff. The mix of work in the group is varied and consists of UK resident and non-resident individuals, non-domiciled individuals, partnerships, trusts and landed estates: also companies in the context of ATED returns and NRL returns.
This 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. Our staff works regularly and closely with their colleagues in our regional offices to provide a seamless service to clients, to all locations.
The successful applicant will be responsible for their portfolio of high net worth private clients including all compliance matters, be involved in the administration of the portfolio and assist with planning and projects. The position will include supervising and reviewing the work of junior staff within the group, together with the manager peer group. Reporting will mainly be to the group's senior manager.
The allocation of work includes:
·Self-assessment tax returns for wealthy individuals, partnerships and trusts;
·Associated tax computations including CGT calculations on securities, chattels and property transactions; and all related and complex aspects of looking after the tax affairs of a variety of high net worth private clients and non-UK domiciliaries.
·Specific experience of dealing with residence and domicile (including the remittance basis) is essential, and experience in offshore trusts, partnerships and employment taxes would also be helpful.
There is also the opportunity to become involved with other tax related projects outside of the individual's typical portfolio responsibilities, assisting the Tax Advisory team with some of their work, writing articles or briefing notes for publication as well as assisting with other business development activities. The role provides a good range of work for someone with a strong tax background wishing to build on their experience.
The ideal candidate will be committed to a career in tax and will have relevant extensive experience in a general practice role preferably in a Top 20 firm environment and currently operating in the capacity as a manager.
Experience of organising the delivery of tax work, problem-solving and the ability to use your initiative is essential.
The successful applicant will require confidence in dealing with partners and clients, excellent organisation and interpersonal skills, and the ability to provide accurate work in a timely and cost-effective manner. With this role, come the pre-requisites that the candidate is motivated, committed and flexible with the ability to meet deadlines. A natural team player is essential, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude.
Candidates should be educated to at least A level (or equivalent) and ideally degree level and will have obtained a relevant professional qualification (ATT/CTA/ACA/ACCA). Previous experience at Manager level in a corporate tax role, preferably in a Top 20 firm.
To confidentially discuss this role further, please contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice at Cedar Recruitment on 07990 886464, email or click & follow the link below.