Employment Tax Senior Manager

Posted 6 months ago by Mazars LLP
Contract Type Permanent
Sector Employment Tax
Hours Full Time
Job Type Practice
Recruiter Type Direct Employer
Posted 6 months ago
Apply by Saturday, 19 January 2019

Job Purpose 

The Employment Tax Specialist Tax team has enjoyed significant growth over the last 3 years. We are therefore looking for a strong and conscientious Senior Manager to support the development of continued growth and strategy targets.

As an Employment Tax Senior Manager your role will be to lead the employment tax services offering across the central region, taking control of a portfolio of clients, and supporting them with employment tax compliance/ risk work as well as implementation of tax effective reward structures (e.g. salary sacrifice). You will work closely with the Partner team to deliver a high quality employment tax service to a variety of clients. 

Job Role 

• Responsible for supporting clients in delivering employment tax technical advisory projects
• To drive the growth of the employment taxes service offering - market facing, converting opportunities into chargeable projects as well as technical deliver of work
• Focus on clients (developing client relationship and business development activities)
• To draft technical letters and technical reports for review
• To review work produced by more junior members of staff and develop their technical knowledge and skills
• Identify risk and advise on technical matters
• Effectively manage cost budgets, meet reporting timetables, prepare key client reporting documents
• Ensure professional standards are met and supervise, support and develop more junior staff
• Develop professional relationships with clients and within the firm
• Provide an efficient and proactive service to clients and ensure that our clients’ needs are fully met
• Self-development and continuing professional education with a view to progressing within the tax practice
• To support and work as a team player in achieving key activities and goals for your business area

Person Specification

You will be self-motivated, able to work to tight deadlines, have excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills together with an ability and interest in driving market growth.

• Employment tax experience including the following:
o Conducting Employment tax risk reviews and reporting the findings
o Senior Accounting Officer reviews
o Know Your Client reviews
o CIS, expenses and benefits, P11Ds, PSA, termination payments, employment status, are some technical areas
o Implementing and advising on salary sacrifice arrangements across a number of benefits
o PAYE due diligence work
• CTA and/or ACA qualified or equivalent
• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
• Client awareness – ability to build professional, long lasting relationships
• Commercial awareness and the ability to spot cross-referral opportunities
• Good interpersonal skills
• Energy and enthusiasm
• Strong analytical skills
• Excellent knowledge of employment tax legislation and HMRC interpretation
• Delivering Technical Excellence
• Building Client Services and Client Relationships
• Developing Business