The Tax Senior will be a client's primary contact. You will be responsible for requesting the information required to prepare a client's US and/or UK tax returns and subsequently review the returns once they have been prepared. They will deal with a client's day-to-day queries and will be responsible for drafting bills. Moreover, as a primary contact, they will be expected to handle a diverse and often large client portfolio.
Top Accountancy firm in London with a presence in both UK and US tax.
A Tax Senior will be expected to perform any of the following tasks:
Responsible for running their allocated client list: taking initial responsibility for completion of the compliance process including delegating work;
Demonstrate good working knowledge of clients; communicate with the management group to ensure completion of work, and develop relationships to become the main contact for allocated clients;
Tax Seniors should identify possible issues and planning opportunities with their client list and discuss such issues with the appropriate lead;
As projects arise, Tax Seniors should look to work on consultancy and research projects with senior staff;
As reviewers, it is vital that Tax Seniors have up to date technical knowledge and are able to apply this to their work;
Tax Seniors should be able to identify any additional internal training sessions they may benefit from attending, or any which should be added to the training offering;
Liaise with third party professionals including solicitors, other accountants, tax advisers and independent financial advisers;
Develop people manager responsibilities; and
Other duties as required.
The job holder will be a qualified member of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) and preferably qualified to practice US tax i.e. an Enrolled Agent (EA) or CPA.
A CTA qualified individual is desirable but not compulsory.
Can work well under pressure.
You are well organised.
They can demonstrate they have gained tax experience and operated at a similar level within a practice;
Experience of providing a high standard of service to clients both face to face and over the telephone/email.
Experience of dealing with the full range of client tax requirements;
Experienced in preparing and reviewing increasingly complex US and/or UK tax returns.
Competitive package and salary