Personal Tax Assistant Manager

Recruiter
BDO UK
Location
​Glasgow​, ​Edinburgh
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
16 Sep 2022
Closes
11 Oct 2022
Ref
R03911
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

Ideas | People | Trust

We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Our rapidly growing, award-winning Private Client Team manages the complex tax affairs of individuals, families, entrepreneurs, trusts and businesses. Alongside solving a constantly evolving range of technical challenges, working in this team means building strong relationships with individuals so you can become their trusted advisor and oversee their tax affairs in line with what they want to achieve.

We’ve established a strong global network that is recognised as a leader especially in looking after entrepreneurs and owner-managed businesses. And we’re growing. You’ll need excellent people skills and strong technical ability as you visit clients in their own environments. In return, you’ll have unparalleled access to partners and opportunities to develop your career in many different directions as you work across a truly diverse portfolio of global clients.

Tax is a dynamic, ever-changing industry. As our clients’ needs and the regulatory environment evolve, you’ll encounter new problems to solve and new opportunities for growth. Whether it’s advising clients on high-profile specialisms like Corporation Tax or leading the implementation of intelligent technology solutions, you’ll enjoy variety as well as stretch in your role.

BDO supports all kinds of different businesses in different sectors across the UK and around the world. You’ll be providing Tax Advisory services to start-ups and scale-ups, to private businesses and FTSE listed multinationals. Each of our clients has different needs and in applying your expertise in different contexts, you’ll develop your skills and gain valuable experience that will serve you throughout your career.

We’ll help you succeed

Our clients trust us because of the quality of our advice. That quality grows from a thorough understanding of their business, and that understanding comes from working closely with clients and building long-lasting relationships.

You’ll be someone who can work pro-actively, managing your own tasks, but you’ll also be confident collaborating with others, communicating regularly with senior managers, Directors, and BDO’s Partners to enable us to serve our clients effectively. You’ll be encouraged to identify and draw attention to opportunities for enhancing our delivery and providing additional services to our clients. We are looking for someone;

  • To support management/ Partners with tax return compliance and advisory services for a wide range of regional, London and internationally based clients.
  • To support and be involved in the continued growth of PCS advisory work generally for HNWIs including tax areas such as international (residence and non doms), private equity, UK property, trusts and owner managed businesses.
  • Who can clearly articulate complex tax issues and develop effective solutions and relationships with clients.
  • To be responsible for all day to day tax compliance and advisory affairs of clients working with Managers/Partners.
  • To manage a portfolio of clients including control of billings and cash collection within the firms criteria
  • To assist the manager with project delivery
  • To assist the trainees with technical and procedural matters which will enable the development of supervisory skills
  • Meet and communicate in writing / orally with clients, intermediaries and HMRC
  • To ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets and keep client/ Manager/ Partner informed of overruns
  • Identify risk and technical matters, as well as business development opportunities, to the Manager/ Partner, whilst exercising judgement within agreed parameters
  • Ensure that the firm’s quality control procedures are adhered to as appropriate
  • Participate in business development activity relating to new work as requested
  • With a significant understanding of and previous experience within a tax compliance team. Some tax advisory experience, but not essential
  • Maintain an in depth, up to date, knowledge of taxation
  • Ability to manage a client portfolio
  • To actively seek opportunities for business development to existing and new clients
  • Educated to degree level, and or ATT/CTA and/or ACA/AAT/ACCA qualified or equivalent

You’ll also be yourself; we’ll recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to the business. We’re committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task in hand.

At BDO, we’ll help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

We’re in it together

At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance. As well as offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following core benefits:

  • 25 days’ holiday;
  • access to a Group Personal Pension Plan, with matched employer contributions;
  • Life Assurance cover;
  • Income Protection insurance;

That’s not all. We understand that everyone is different, so we offer a range of voluntary benefits to suit every lifestyle. Our flexible benefits platform, means our people can choose from a range of tax efficient options to design a benefit package that best suits them. They can:

  • buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;
  • add on Private Medical, Personal Accident, Dental or Travel Insurance; Home Technology
  • enrol in our Bikes to Work scheme;
  • enjoy discounts at cinemas, dining out, shopping and gyms through our Employee Discounts arrangement;
  • receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;
  • access additional services like our financial wellbeing platform, online GP service or our Employee Assistance Programme

We understand that everyone works in different ways and the same environment isn’t always suited to every task. So we give you choice and flexibility around how, when and where you work, providing you with the environment, digital tools and training to enable you to deliver your best for yourself, your team, and your clients.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy. Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in them. Across 17 UK locations, we are 6,000 unique minds coming together to help our clients reach their ambitions.

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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