Tax Supervisor / Assistant Manager

Corporate Tax Supervisor / Assistant Manager - CTA - £45,000 - £ 55,000 Top 25 Accountancy Practice

Our client is a leading firm of chartered accountants and business advisers looking to hire a Tax Supervisor / Assistant Manager.

Flexibility for remote working part of the week, with great internal progression opportunities.

Your new role will be:

  • To work as part of the Tax Consulting team managing tax based projects, including corporate reorganisations, incorporation, share schemes, R&D tax, capital allowances, loan relationships, intangible assets, property transactions, corporate transaction structuring, tax due diligence and other ad-hoc tax projects.
  • A Tax Consulting Supervisor is a significant career stage normally achieved as a result of an individual proving consistently strong technical, job management and client relationship skills at Senior level

Principle Responsibilities:

  • Assist the manager in the planning, control and review of larger, more complex assignments.
  • Ensure assignments are progressing competently and in line with commercial targets set.
  • Complete client assignment files for minimal manager or partner review.
  • Act as the main client contact on behalf of a manager/partner for selected client assignments.
  • Supervise the team including monitoring work in progress and compliant work standards.
  • Motivate and mentor the team by effective communication, constructive work assignment feedback and effective job appraisal.
  • Assist the manager in team communications including identifying problems and suggesting solutions.
  • Assist the manager (exceptionally a partner) to help clear client correspondence and client queries.
  • Research to a high level all tax legislation relevant to an assignment and discuss uncertainties and opportunities with the manager/partner.
  • Review Help Desk queries prepared by more junior team members.
  • Prepare reports and advice ready for manager/partner sign off.
  • Display strong and pro-active awareness of current legislation and changes, relating them where appropriate to client assignments.
  • Demonstrate the skills of planning, delegation and control in supervising a range of work assignments.
  • Develop an excellent rapport with clients enabling a manager/partner to entrust and delegate client communications and correspondence.
  • Prove suitability to develop to a future manager by demonstrating commercial awareness and control in assignment budgets, WIP and assignment recoveries

Person Specification:

Work based competencies

  • Ideally CTA qualified
  • An assertive and confident communicator (internally and externally)
  • An effective team leader, producing reliable results and commanding respect from the team
  • Strong IT skills
  • Great commercial awareness with the ability to capitalise on opportunities
  • Pro-active identification of opportunities to refer clients to specialists
  • Able to influence decision making

Behavioural competencies

  • Positive energy and team player.
  • Effective problem solver and creative thinker.
  • Well organised and self-motivated
  • Efficient and encourages efficiency in others
  • Shows excellent judgement
  • Mature and professional: takes responsibility for the job

Benefits Package:

  • Smart Working
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • 25 days Holiday depending on level of qualification (ability to purchase up to 5 extra days annually under our flexible benefits scheme)
  • 4x salary Life Assurance
  • All employee share scheme after 12 months of service
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Retail Discounts as part of UK 200 Group

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