Tax Manager in Norwich at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 3/18/2020

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Job Description

Tax Manager

Due to continued growth and promotion we have a vacancy for a Senior Tax Manager with potential progression to tax partner to join our existing team in our expanding Norwich office. This is a newly created role where the successful candidate will be working closely with the business owners, senior staff, managers from our regional offices, it is essential that candidates can work effectively in a client-facing, managerial role.

The work will be varied in nature with an emphasis on tax advisory issues. The work will include IHT, CGT, trusts, shareholder issues, corporate re-structuring, business development and team management responsibilities.

Building relationships and interacting with clients to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise. Providing innovative tax planning and reviewing complex income tax returns and working on ad-hoc tax assignments for the partners.

CTA candidates would be preferred for this role. You will also be expected to build the tax team.

This an opportunity for a driven and ambitious individual to flourish by gaining well-rounded compliance and advisory exposure. Potential pathway to tax partner for the right candidate.

A wide range of benefits would be available to the successful individual to include a highly competitive remuneration package and bonus, pension and flexible working hours. On top of this, you will be encouraged to learn and development personally and will be expected to be an active member in the Haines Watts National Technical Tax Team.

The Role:

  • You will be responsible for controlling, on an annual basis, all tax compliance work and ensuring that all internal and client based, and legislative deadlines are met.
  • You would be expected to head up tax advisory projects
  • You will be responsible for ensuring that the firm's standard processes are used in the production of compliance tax work and ensuring that technical standards are maintained.
  • You will be responsible for the management of the tax team and ensure they are engaged and understand the team and business objectives. You will plan and review work to be undertaken on client matters by the team and you will be responsible for its review and progress.
  • You may be required to take part in the recruitment and selection of team members.
  • You will be expected to contact clients in connection with non-technical issues such as the collection of debts and be involved in an ongoing basis in administrative activities such as billing and monitoring of internal key performance indicators.
  • You will be expected to seek opportunities to increase client billings and to seek new clients for the practice where possible.
  • You will keep up to date with internal communications, policies and procedures and ensure anyone reporting to you does the same.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Substantial experience in tax, in an accountancy firm.
  • Ideally CTA qualified or in the final stages of the CTA qualification;
  • Creates a culture of continuous improvement; encouraging others to have ideas and come up with imaginative solutions to difficult problems.
  • Is comfortable interacting with employees, clients, potential clients and connectors on all levels with the ability to change your communication style to suit to occassion.