Manager, Employment Tax and Share Schemes - Kent
Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 40,000 people in more than 150 countries and across more than 700 offices globally.
We pride ourselves on looking after our people, whether you’re working in corporate tax, statutory audit or you’re a marketing or HR specialist - at Crowe we invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.
We understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace, that’s why at Crowe our people-focused culture means we value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a difference by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.
We have a vacancy for an Employment Tax Manager to work in our Kent office tax team. This is a full time permanent role with flexible working and progression opportunities.
You will work closely with the tax partners and directors and will manage the delivery of employment taxes and share scheme work to our Kent client base which ranges from family businesses, entrepreneurial and innovative small and medium businesses to quoted groups.
You will be involved in a variety of compliance, tax advisory, structuring, project based and transaction work, including due diligence work and the preparation of reports. You will also be involved in business development initiatives and working with the team to generate new work.
You should be qualified ACA/CTA (or equivalent) with relevant, practical employment tax / share scheme experience. You will be expected to use your own initiative and work as part of a team, liaising with other tax specialists, audit and corporate finance colleagues.
The role requirements
- ACA/CTA or equivalent qualification essential.
- Significant employment tax / share scheme experience on a range of compliance and advisory projects.
- A passion for client service.
- Display an energy and enthusiasm and a focus on achieving results.
Your technical skills
Ability to deliver general employment tax consultancy advice in areas such as:
- Employment status of workers / IR35.
- Employment related securities (ERS) advice.
- Share scheme advice, including EMI scheme set-up advice.
- Due diligence work.
- Employer compliance reviews, internal audit or health check work.
- Class 1A NIC and P11D reporting.
- Expenses and benefits tax treatment.
- PAYE Settlement Agreements.
- Remuneration planning – previous exposure to bonus, share scheme and salary sacrifice planning is desirable.
- Construction Industry Scheme.
- Termination payments.
- Assisting clients with the preparation of various statutory forms, including P11D’s, share scheme and ERS compliance reporting.
Your direct client responsibilities
- Developing and managing the employment tax relationship with clients.
- Leading work and being actively involved in the provision of advisory projects to clients (both proactively and reactively), including clients of other departments and offices. Reporting directly to tax partners and directors.
- Identifying opportunities to take additional services to clients and contacts.
- Leading and supporting business development initiatives.
- Taking primary responsibility for financial performance on your client / project work.
- Billing responsibility for your work, balancing the requirement to maximise recovery and manage client expectations.
- Considering and managing risk in all interactions with clients.
- Showing a sense of urgency and understanding of how the delivery of work (including speed, attention to detail, and quality) impacts the Firm’s ability to serve our clients.
Your personal and team responsibilities
- Demonstrating personal commitment to your work and team success; showing positive attitude and enthusiasm for work and taking initiative to make improvements when appropriate.
- Consistently treating colleagues with fairness and respect.
- Providing and being receptive to regular and constructive feedback that improves self and others. Continually developing skills and knowledge.
- Coaching members of the team through sharing experience and knowledge.
- Providing on-the-job training for developing colleagues.
- Participating in service line, office and firm wide activities.
Qualities we are looking for
- Enthusiasm, proactivity and happy to be challenged by a variety of different work (if you are seeking a routine role, this role is probably not for you).
- Ability to execute work efficiently, delivering excellent service and bringing the full breadth of Crowe capability to support our clients.
- Delivering work to the highest quality.
- Strong tax technical compliance and advisory knowledge.
- Ability to correctly interpret client information and other source documents to be able to identify the tax risks and opportunities.
- Demonstration of the ability to effectively understand and manage risk matters.
Why choose Crowe?
Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.
Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.
We offer you an opportunity to continue your career and work for a firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do.
At Crowe, you will find the expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return we can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits. Plus an opportunity to work for a firm that truly values its people.
Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation and believe that diversity and inclusivity are key drivers of effectiveness and in providing our clients with a quality service.
Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit.
We want to create the best environment for our staff to thrive. We recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment and we would be happy to discuss with you further.
Closing Date: 29 September 2023
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