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Tax Investigations Manager in Birmingham at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 1/31/2019

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Responsible to Partners

Purpose of post To manage own portfolio of clients under a tax investigation including

Main Duties Technical

Preparation of Disclosure Reports and review of supporting detailed analyses of historical financial data including business accounts, tax returns and other financial information such as personal bank and building society accounts

Detailed knowledge of Taxes Management Act and Income and Corporation Taxes Acts, particularly in respect of corporation tax, income tax, capital gains tax and capital allowances both past and present

Prepare and review (revised) corporate and personal tax computations for a period under review

Pursuing information requested from clients and third parties and managing the information flows generally

Correspondence with clients, tax authorities and financial institutions as necessary

Maintain a high technical standard in tax related matters

A full appreciation of the interaction of other taxes and other relevant legislation such as the Companies Act, Data Protection Act and the Proceeds of Crime Act

Clients (external relationships)

Acting as first point of contact for clients

Attend and present at seminars and assist in cross selling opportunities

Billing and debt collection/management


A good working knowledge of Microsoft including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

An ability to work on own initiative and be pro-active

Good communication skills

Negotiation skills with both government bodies and clients and ability to deal with potential and actual conflict

Self motivated and an ability to work under pressure and to tight and moving deadlines

Assist generally in marketing initiatives and present to differing audiences

Instruct others, monitor and control their work

Commercially aware

Organisational skills

Comfortable in running several assignments simultaneously, and able to balance conflicting client needs whilst maintaining a satisfactory level of client service

Monitoring assignment deadlines

Ensure monthly billing cycle is maintained

Proficient with the use of Microsoft software and other interrogative PC based tools

To maintain supporting files and client records as necessary on each assignment

Organise workloads

Willingness to travel in order to service clients needs and market for opportunities

Terms & Hours 9.00 am - 5:30 pm with 1 hour for lunch

Conditions Salary dependant on qualifications and experience


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