Corporate and International Tax Director - Manchester

Corporate Tax Professional is sought by Big 4 firm for Director role in the Manchester Office. In this position you’ll provide a full range of tax services, comprising both compliance and advisory work. You’ll be working alongside specialists on a day to day basis to broaden your experience of different tax areas to help clients through planning, financial accounting, tax compliance and maintaining effective relationships with the tax authorities. The varied work available  includes CFCs, loss relief, reorganisations, patent box, BEPs and international tax means ultimately this role will offer broad experience with significant exposure to senior stakeholders, responsibility in key decisions and a more varied portfolio to help you develop your career.
Your key responsibilities
• Grow and maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to winning new clients
• High level management of the successful delivery of technically complex consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken
• Overall responsibility of quality of client service
• Review possible leads from other areas of the practice
• Grow networks and relationships internally and externally for the team to leverage from 
• Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff
• Contribute to people initiatives, including retaining and training international tax professionals
• Significant involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments
Skills and attributes for success
• Significant experience in Corporate Tax from a large accountancy or law firm
• Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients
• Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion
• Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work
• Effective time management, ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines
• Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
• Enthusiastic team player with ability to create and sustain effective teams
• Experience of coaching and developing more junior staff
• Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day commitment of delivery team
To qualify for the role you must have
• ACA/CA/ACCA/CTA; or Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training Course; or Law qualification
• Degree qualified
• Experienced corporate tax practitioner
• Experience in tax accounting/tax audit
• Proven ability to read and interpret existing and new tax statute
Ideally, you’ll also have
• Project management skills, plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget
What this firm looks for
• Team player; ability to integrate with new teams quickly
• Outgoing with good relationship skills and the ability to deliver quality output
• Excellent communicator in range of situations both written and oral
• Change orientated with flexible approach