Business tax assistant manager

Business Tax / Corporate Tax Assistant Manager £50,000-£70,000 Top 10 Accountancy Practice + Flexible Working

Exciting opportunity to be part of an ambitious top 10 organisation that is focusing on doubling in size within the next four years. This role offers progression and is ideal for a high calibre candidate that wants to grow and develop their advisory skills.

Our clients flexible approach to working means you can work from home and come in to the office.

Our client is a leading independently owned provider of investment management, financial planning, financial advisory, accountancy, tax and corporate services to private clients, professional practices, and non-profit organisations.


Our clients London office is based in the City and provides leading edge advice to private clients, professional practices, mid to large corporates and nonprofit organisations.

From the London office our client provides the full range of services: business advisory services, corporate finance, corporate recovery, corporate tax, forensic services and litigation support, investment management, pensions and financial planning and advice on personal tax and trusts.

Business Tax

Our client provides a wide range of tax and consulting services to a broad range of companies, from quoted multinational groups to owner managed businesses.

Through establishing close relationships with their clients, they ensure that they are able to deliver the most comprehensive business tax advice, and also ensure they are aware of the key opportunities and risks faced by their clients.

Job Description

Purpose of Role:

This role will provide tax compliance and advisory services for a wide range of business clients.

The primary responsibility will be to deal with all matters relating to the management of a portfolio of clients. You will also provide assistance to Directors/Partners in both client work and in the management of the group. You will be involved in special assignments and advisory projects on an ad hoc basis.

A key part of the role requires the individual to actively seek, and keep the Partner informed about any new business opportunities arising at existing and new clients.

Key responsibilities:

Client work

Undertake "ad-hoc" consultancy work
Manage portfolio of complex cases, both advisory and compliance
Give exceptional client service and be responsible for maintaining regular contact with client team
Need to keep up to date technically
Budgeting and monitoring compliance fees
Staff Management and Development

Liaison with Partners
Appraisals/monitor staff performance
On the job training/mentoring for junior staff on a one-to-one basis, including technical and procedural matters
Dealing with staff questions

Ensuring procedures are followed taking account of institute and HMRC guidance, where relevant
Ensuring department KPIs are met around billing and recovery targets
Personal Development (Technical & Other)

Reading; internal meetings; internal and external seminars and courses
Awareness/interest in what other parts of the firm can do, to encourage cross-referrals
Practice Development

Assist partners marketing activities/approaches

Key Competencies:

Client focus - ability to deliver consistently excellent client service.
Commercial awareness - delivers value to client and team profitability.
Teamwork - organises and supports others.
Good communicator - both written and oral.
Problem solving - positive attitude to solving problems and deliver outcomes.

Candidate Profile


Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CA) and/or tax advisor (CTA)
Key Experience/Skills:

Significant corporate tax experience gained within the profession and or industry
Technically capable tax adviser who is able to assist in complex client work
Demonstrable experience of managing people
Appetite to grow business development skills
Strong IT skills

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