Share Schemes Senior Manager/Associate Director

Competitive salary + benefits
20 May 2024
18 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Tax
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

About us

Azets are a leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK, Ireland and the Nordics, we have a wide network of employees and an abundance of inspiring opportunities to join one of our many offices!

We are a top ten accountancy firm in the UK and are the number one largest SME practice.

The role

As a Share Scheme Senior Manager / Associate Director at Azets, you will have the ability and motivation needed to:   

  • Help build and develop the share scheme business in Azets
  • Work closely with the partner who leads the team regionally
  • Own and manage a client portfolio with higher level of client responsibility
  • Deliver revenue and profitability targets
  • Foster enduring client relationships
  • Develop and inspire our smarter people plan

Your role in the team will provide shareholder tax advice to owners of small, medium enterprises throughout the life of their business. You will be able to support owners from young start-ups to growing businesses, to owner shareholders who are looking at exiting their business.

Key accountabilities   

  • In terms of key skills you will be providing tax advice on a range of share related tax matters we would envisage any candidate has in depth knowledge on the following:    
    • ERS issues
    • EMI
    • CSOP
    • Hurdle Shares
    • Unapproved options   
  • We would want any candidate to have working knowledge of SEIS/EIS, Employee Ownership Trusts, executing management buy outs and share valuations.
  • M&A experience would be advantageous.
  • Provide share scheme services to a variety of clients from small, fast growing clients to large corporate entities and international groups.
  • Communicate with internal departments to develop opportunities
Skills & experience   
  • Understanding of and previous experience within share scheme tax.
  • Previous share scheme experience in a similar role within a practice environment is essential
  • CTA/ACA/ACCA (or equivalent) qualified
  • Our clients come from all industries, so exposure to multiple sectors would be a distinct advantage
  • Ability to look for and develop opportunities for selling new services to existing clients
  • Ability to develop and build relationships with client senior management and key stakeholders
  • Ability to manage a large and varied client portfolio
  • Strong technical knowledge
  • Leadership experience or a strong desire to develop those skills.

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

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK/Irish citizen or already possess a current UK Working Visa.

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