Tax (Assistant) Manager – Tax Manager

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  • Sector:

    Corporate Tax, Personal Tax

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  • Salary:

    £44,000 - £54,000

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Bickford

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

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With 13 principal offices in the UK and Ireland and over 1,800 Partners and Staff, Smith & Williamson is a leading independently owned provider of investment management, accountancy, tax, corporate and financial advisory services,


Our Bristol office comprises 34 partners and directors and around 140 staff working from offices in the heart of the city.  We focus primarily on mid-corporates, owner-managed businesses, private clients and professionals, and provide robust, open and honest support.  Our skill is to link our many service offerings to provide ‘joined up' thinking, delivered in an approachable and pragmatic way with a high degree of partner involvement


As a Tax Assistant Manager/Manager you will provide compliance and advisory services to a portfolio business clients. You will also work closely alongside Directors/Partners in both client work and management of the group. Day to day work will include but is not limited to the following:


·         Manage portfolio of complex cases, both advisory and compliance of businesses including OMBs, SMEs and larger corporates

·         Undertake corporate tax provisioning, compliance and advisory work for your portfolio  

·         Ability to get involved in variety of business tax work (e.g. ad-hoc advisory, international tax matters, R&D tax credits, awareness of VAT and employment tax aspects)

·         Give exceptional client service and be responsible for maintaining regular contact with client team

·         Budgeting and monitoring compliance fees

·         Keep up to date with technical updates

·         Carry out appraisals/monitor staff performance (where relevant)

·         Provide on the job training/mentoring for junior staff on a one-to-one basis, including technical and procedural matters

·         Ensuring S&W procedures are followed taking account of institute and HMRC guidance, where relevant

·         Ensuring department KPIs are met around billing and recovery targets

·         Assist Partners marketing activities/approaches


If you are a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CA) or tax adviser (ATT/CTA) with demonstrable tax experience gained within a professional services firm or industry, we’d love to hear from you. 


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