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Assistant Tax Manager (Advisory) in Flitwick at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 5/24/2019

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Assistant Tax Manager (Advisory)

With over 60 offices around the UK, Haines Watts is a Top 15 firm of Chartered Accountants which specialises in the owner-managed business sector. Nationally, we support over 35,000 business owners around the UK giving our clients access to a huge amount of business expertise and knowledge. We work with business owners that are in the SME market, many with a family environment.

Position: Assistant Tax Manager

Location: Luton, MK45 1DU (with some regional travel where needed)

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Salary: £38,000 - £40,000 per annum

About the role:

We are looking for an experienced tax individual with advisory experience along with management skills to help develop the current team and expand the continuous growth of our current client base. The primary objective of the Assistant Tax Manager is to play an integral part within the existing tax team in delivering tax advisory services to our client base.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide Tax advisory services where appropriate
  • Supporting the tax advisory function, both personal and corporate
  • Identifying opportunities to introduce other service lines within the business
  • Utilising technology where appropriate
  • Manage a portfolio of clients, including interaction with clients and colleagues to ensure all deadlines (client & statutory) are met
  • Help plan and manage the tax function to ensure that clients are compliant, and all calculations submitted are accurate and timely
  • Revision of technical and financial assessments prepared by other members of the team
  • Identify other opportunities from your review of the company records and preparation of tax calculations

About you:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience of working in tax, ideally obtained within practice
  • Minimum ACCA/ATT qualified, working towards CTA/CTA qualified would be advantageous
  • Past management/supervisory experience would be beneficial
  • Experience managing and controlling workflows in a practice environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Capability to translate complex theories into plain English
  • Demonstrate a high level of commercial awareness
  • Project management & leadership skills
  • Strong communication and organisational skills
  • Experience managing and controlling workflows in a practice environment
  • Excellent time management
  • Can work well under pressure, hit deadlines and respond promptly to requests

What is on offer:

  • £38,000 - £40,000 per annum, depending on experience and study support
  • A fully supported training package
  • Rewards and incentives
  • Annual performance related bonus
  • Flexible benefits - self-service benefits platform
  • Quarterly functions and events
  • Parking on site
  • Friendly and inclusive working environment
  • Regular training and development