Menzies LLP

Corporate Tax Assistant Manager

Recruiter
Menzies LLP
Location
London
Salary
Competitive salary plus great benefits
Posted
27 Sep 2022
Closes
27 Oct 2022
Ref
18402
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Manager

We are looking for an Assistant Manager to join our Business Tax team in London office.

The purpose of this role is to work on the delivery of tax compliance, tax advice and tax advisory projects in conjunction with colleagues in London business tax as well as other teams, offices and service lines to provide an efficient and valued service. Identify wider opportunities and introduce other specialists across the firm.

This is a key role within the Business and Corporate tax team and the successful candidate will be responsible for delivering tax compliance and advisory services across a diverse mix of owner managed companies as well as some large and international groups operating across a variety of industries.

The day to day work will include:

  • Reviewing and managing tax compliance matters
  • Coordinating and inputting into tax due diligence work across the different areas of tax;
  • Working with tax partner on tax reorganisation projects – such as capital reduction and s110 demergers, to separate out different businesses and shareholders;
  • Working closely with corporate finance on projects such as acquisitions/disposals and succession planning
  • Advise on structuring relevant to the EIS/SEIS scheme and managing the assurance process;
  • Advise on the tax elements of equity incentivisation, such as the EMI option scheme
  • Broad knowledge of other tax areas which are dealt with by other specialist teams, such as VAT and R and D;
  • Proactively involved in proposals and growing the corporate tax portfolio in London
  • Training and mentoring junior colleagues within the Business Tax Team
  • Considering international tax aspects and coordinating advice from international advisors where required

The successful candidate will be expected to be self driven and take responsibility for their work, subject to guidance, support and oversight by more senior members of the team and the office’s tax partners.

Relationship management will be a key aspect of the role and the candidate will be expected to contribute to effective team working, responsible for coordinating directly with clients, collaborating effectively with colleagues as well coaching, managing, mentoring and appraising junior team members.

The tax profession is subject to constant change and evolution and finding new and better ways to work, adapting to accommodate and embrace technological development is essential. In addition to client facing responsibilities, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to participate in internal initiatives to drive positive change and contribute to the advancement of the firm’s business and corporation tax strategy, processes and marketing initiatives.

The Person:

  • Experience of working with corporate clients and managing compliance processes.
  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent) and/or CIOT qualified tax adviser.
  • Corporate tax technical and practical knowledge
  • Good knowledge of tax issues affecting OMB’s and their shareholders
  • Knowledge of other business taxes and tax reporting processes is preferable but not essential
  • Knowledge of UK accounting standards and competent in interpreting accounts and other financial information
  • Strong IT skills including MS Office and databases
  • Strong communication and organisation skills
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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