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Senior Tax Manager (0385)

  • Location:
    Exeter
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
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PKF Francis Clark is about much more than just accountancy. We’re trusted business advisors, working in partnership with our clients to enhance their performance. Their goals are our goals, and through close working relationships (and because we love what we do) when they succeed, so do we.

We are currently looking for a Tax Senior manager to join our Tax Advisory Services Team (TAS)

Responsibilities 

In particular we are seeking an individual who has experience and is keen to develop further in all or any of the following fields, supporting more senior members of the TAS team:

  • Complex corporate tax compliance
  • Corporate finance transaction tax advisory and due diligence
  • Corporate reconstructions / demergers etc
  • Family Business succession planning
  • Equity incentives (EMI options for example) and Employment Related Securities
  • EIS / SEIS related matters
  • International business direct taxes matters and structuring
  • Ad hoc business tax advisory
  • Complex direct tax HMRC enquiries
  • Undertaking client tax work by careful reference to and consistent with the firm’s procedures, to ensure all assignments are completed to a consistently high standard
  • Taking a lead role in and managing the assignment process throughout, investigating and resolving problems that may arise during assignments and notifying the Tax and/or Engagement Partner of progress and of any unresolved issues at the earliest opportunity
  • Documenting work in a clear and concise manner, ensuring all working papers are legible, easy to follow and well presented
  • Technically up-to-date with all relevant tax matters and able to accurately interpret and apply current tax legislation
  • Ensure that work is delivered on time and / or to budget
  • Management of work-in-progress on all assignments ensuring regular and timely billing and assisting with the prompt collection of debtors
  • Reviewing tax work and smaller assignments undertaken by general practice staff, providing coaching (where necessary) and addressing outstanding issues
  • Taking a lead in and proactively supporting colleagues in client / potential client meetings
  • Be involved in internal and external presentations
  • Ensure all outgoing work is appropriately reviewed and authorised in accordance with the firm’s Tax Manual.
  • Liaise with other departments as necessary on client affairs

 Knowledge, skills and attributes 

  • Normally at least 24 months post qualification experience in tax environment, exposed to range of complex assignments, or able to demonstrate equivalent
  • CTA and / or ACA / ACCA qualified (and willing to work towards the CTA qualification)
  • In due course support will be considered for the Advance Diploma of International Taxation if desired and appropriate for the role
  • Experience of working within practice, with the competence to deal with managing a portfolio of clients and assignments
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – able to deal with people at all levels
  • Self-motivated and able to show initiative
  • Accurate and able to work well under pressure
  • Good problem solving skills

Training 

  • We will support the candidate in completing CTA or other relevant professional qualifications if desired plus we will provide ‘On the job’ training in the early stages, but with further training identified and supported through our annual development and performance review process.

In return, we will pay you a competitive salary with training provided. You will also get 25 days holiday plus bank holiday, pension, life assurance as well as some other flexible benefits.


 
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Location
Exeter
Centenary House, Peninsula Park, Rydon Lane, Exeter, UK, EX2 7XE
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