Corporate Tax Assistant Manager
About the firm and department
RSM is a leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services to middle market leaders globally, and we are one of the top 10 accountancy firms in the UK and US in respect to size. With around 3,650 partners and staff in the UK and access to 51,000 people in over 120 countries across the RSM network, we can meet our clients’ needs wherever in the world they operate and offer our staff brilliant and fulfilling careers. Indeed, we were recently "2 star" accredited by Best Companies, achieving the rating of "outstanding organisation to work for". We also placed second in the "Best Accountancy Firms" and have been named the UK's 6th "Best Big Company".
Our National Corporate Tax Service Line works with clients across a broad range of business types and sectors, from owner-managed businesses and middle market organisations to large multinational groups. We manage their tax affairs on the compliance side whilst also acting as expert advisors when planning matters arise. The latter includes, but is not exclusive to, due diligence, transactions and restructuring, as well as innovation reliefs.
The Leeds Corporate Tax Team has ambitious plans for growth and are seeking a qualified individual to join the team to work on a varied portfolio of clients.
About the role
As a result of sustained success, we are investing in the Leeds Corporate Tax Team, where you will collaboratively work within RSM’s national and international network of tax professionals. This is a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Manager who is looking for an environment where they will be able to accelerate their knowledge, skills and development in a creative, entrepreneurial and supportive team working with lots of fantastic clients along the way.
You will be an integral part of a high-performing tax compliance and advisory team which partners with OMBs and multi-national corporate clients across a range of sectors, such as technology, manufacturing, leisure & tourism, retail, professional services and construction to name just a few. The purpose of the role is to manage a portfolio, enduring the clients’ tax affairs comply with statutory requirements and supporting the delivery of advisory projects.
- Operating as a key part of the client service team for a variety of clients, involving regular liaison externally and working internally to plan and execute the delivery of work.
- Delivering a high-quality corporation tax compliance service to your clients.
- Addressing any queries or enquiries regarding tax filings or payments from HMRC.
- Working closely with your colleagues to provide value adding, technically accurate, clear and concise tax advice covering a range of technical issues relevant to your clients’ business risks, challenges and opportunities. Such areas are likely to include: loss relief, tax relief on interest, transfer pricing, R&D tax relief, capital allowances, group reorganisations, shareholder reorganisations, international tax matters and acquisitions & disposals.
- Assisting colleagues in other departments to help them provide a high-quality service to their clients and identify tax related risks and opportunities.
- Maintaining a knowledge of the breadth of the firm’s capability as well as general business and economic factors relevant to our clients.
- Interacting and building productive relationships with peers at other RSM International member firms.
- Continually improving your skills, knowledge and capability for the benefit of our clients as well as your own development.
- Providing coaching and guidance to junior members of the team in a confident manner.
- Attending team meetings and training as required.
- Always ensuring quality by adhering to the firm’s quality standards.
- Carrying out any other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, the title of the role and its grading, as requested by the line manager or any Partner.
About the ideal candidate
- ACA, ACCA and/or CTA qualified.
- Background in an Accountancy Practice with good knowledge of corporate tax.
- Proven experience in client handling and managing a busy portfolio.
- Excellent communication and organisation skills.
- Experience of using specialist tax software is advantageous.
Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the role. As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and will be subject to amendment in consultation with the individual.
At RSM we work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference - to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of our firm and clients. We support all our people to work flexibly, to manage their family and other responsibilities alongside their work commitments; we believe this is key to achieving an inspiring and fulfilling working environment.
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