Senior Business Tax Manager - Southampton

Senior business tax corporate tax adviser ATT CTA leading independent firm Southampton

A Senior Business Tax Manager is being sought by one of the area's leading independent practice firms based in Southampton. This is an exciting opportunity in one of the firm's growth areas which will involve working with firm's Directors and clients on tax planning assignments, to identify and provide tax planning solutions, and advising on and reviewing more complex corporation tax computations.

You will be providing general tax technical support and business tax advice both directly to clients and internally in response to requests from the firm's directors and staff; delivering tax planning advice and support directly to clients; carrying out Corporation Tax reviews for all audit clients and other large corporate cases; assisting with R&D tax relief claims for clients and providing internal assistance with Capital Allowances reviews.
You will also be advising on remuneration planning matters and choice of business structure, undertaking business health checks (employment status, PAYE, CIS, VAT, etc.) and dealing with HMRC Enquiries

Typical assignments could include some or all of the following:-

  • Remuneration planning advice
  • Dealing with HMRC corporation tax enquiries, including negotiating final settlement with HMRC
  • Property portfolio tax issues
  • Succession planning advice
  • Advising on the benefits of claiming R&D and working with clients to review possible claims
  • Providing technical support and solutions to queries from the Directors in connection with their clients

You will need to have prior experience in dealing with corporate and business tax matters, over a wide range of situations and it is likely you will be CTA qualified or equivalent with a minimum of 5 years' practical experience. Ideally you will have worked in a medium sized firm's tax team with a varied responsibility.
You will also need to have excellent communication skills, with the ability to engage with clients, and be able to work on your own initiative quickly and effectively with limited guidance.
Ideally you will have prior knowledge of Iris Accountancy software, have good report and letter writing skills and be able to work as part of a team.

If this sound like the sort of opportunity you are looking for then please apply straight away and/or contact Debbie Stent on 07900 224915 directly for a confidential career discussion.

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