Assistant Partner & Tax Accountant

Recruiter
Michael Page
Location
Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
25 Mar 2024
Closes
22 Apr 2024
Ref
JN -032024-6374727
Contact
Ben Warman
Job role
Tax
Sector
Legal
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

You will be responsible for the Partnership and Corporate tax affairs of the Group, maintaining accounting records and forecasts, and supporting partners to ensure the accuracy of drawings and personal tax calculations.

Client Details

A global law firm looking to add a partner and tax accountant to their growing team.

Description

  • Work alongside the Partnership Accountant as a primary contact for Partners regarding profit shares, drawings calculations and all personal taxation matters.
  • Provide and calculate accurate and timely information, including the calculation of Partner drawings, distributions, tax retentions and tax payments.
  • Liaise with Partners, their Personal Tax Advisors, HMRC, External Auditors and Banks.
  • Maintain the general ledger records in respect of each Partner's Capital, Current and Tax accounts and update the individual Partner's records.
  • Assist in the Partner new starter boarding process (lateral hires or internal promotions).
  • Assist in the provision of monthly schedules to confirm the monthly partner drawing to be paid and administration of individual Partner tax payments.
  • Carry out monthly reconciliations of Capital, Current and Tax reserves to the General ledger, and of year to date profit allocated.
  • Preparation of Partnership and Corporate Tax Computations, tax accounting reporting and disclosures for statutory accounting;
  • Transfer Pricing. Monitor local transfer pricing regulations, providing recommendations on documentation requirements, prepare and maintain transfer pricing documentation.
  • To assist in miscellaneous Group Tax projects including tax governance, Group structuring and profit repatriation strategies.
  • Support the provision of accurate short term and long term cash flow forecasts by maintaining and providing accurate Partner and Corporate Tax forecasts of payments expected to be made.

Profile

  • Strong tax background, likely to be mixed tax or personal tax focused
  • Ideally holding a qualification e.g. ACCA, ACA, ATT, CTA
  • Sound commercial awareness
  • Disciplined work ethic
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation, communication and time management skills
  • Very strong IT skills including Excel. SQL or VBA experience is desirable
  • Previous experience of Alphatax is beneficial but not essential
  • Previous experience working in/with LLPs that would be a bonus but not critical.

Job Offer

  • Comprehensive rewards package
  • Wide range of flexible benefits and robust well-being programs
  • Significant training, support, and development
  • Opportunity to join expanding global law business with an innovative culture

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