My client is a top 10 firm looking to recruit in to the Tax Technology Team. The role is based in London.
Top 10 Accountancy practice based in London.
Tax Technology Senior Associate:
This role will provide tax technology advisory and support services to a wide range of clients.
The primary responsibility will be to deal with all matters relating to the sale, management and delivery of tax technology projects to a portfolio of clients.
You will working with Partners and Directors in relation to client work and in the management of the Tax Team.
You may also be involved in assisting with tax risk, tax compliance, and transactional tax advice (such as due diligence and tax structuring) on an ad hoc basis.
The role also requires the individual to actively seek and keep the Partners and Directors informed about any developments with existing and new clients.
To act as a key Tax contact for the client, together with Partners and Directors. This will involve responding quickly to and anticipating client requests and needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of our tax technology services, and maintaining regular contact with clients
To take responsibility for the delivery of tax technology services on all projects for your client portfolio
To manage a portfolio of clients including reviewing and controlling work in progress and proactively billing
To review work prepared by more junior members of staff and assist with their technical development
To liaise with relevant technology firms and HMRC
To ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets and keep the client and Partner informed of extensions to scope and over-runs
To ensure that the firm's risk and quality control procedures are adhered at all times
To identify risk and technical matters and raise these
Strong corporate tax accounting technical skills, preferably with a grounding in US or European corporate tax.
Strong knowledge of corporate tax reporting obligations across multiple industry sectors with experience of working within a corporate tax reporting function preferred.
Strong IT skills with working knowledge of tax software vendor provision solutions
Experience of working closely with clients to deliver tax technology solutions, incorporating process and technology change. Knowledge of how to scope out and deliver technology projects, and understand the key steps to any tax technology delivery. Have experience of what documentation needs to be prepared, how to manage client expectations.
Good project management ability
Junior staff management experience
Ability to profitably manage a client portfolio and develop new clients
Identify opportunities to add value to clients through additional tax services
Experience of dealing directly with clients
CTA and/or CA/ACA qualified or equivalent preferred
Demonstrable post qualified tax technology and tax advisory experience
Competitive package and salary