Top 20 - Personal Tax Manager

Michael Page
Kent, Orpington
£48000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
11 Jan 2019
18 Jan 2019
Tristan Finch
Job role
Accountant, Audit, Tax
Contract type
Part time

A leading Top 20 Chartered Accountancy Practice is looking for a Personal Tax Manager to join their highly regarded, successful and growing Private Client and Personal Tax team, based near Orpington. The role offers excellent prospects for client relationship building and an advisory focus, along with progression potential and chance to carve a key position in this firm, acting for wide ranging, complex and interesting clients.

Client Details

This Personal Tax Manager role presents a superb opportunity. The firm has an excellent reputation, strength in tax and wide ranging client base. The office near Oprington has a well regarded and established team of tax professionals and the firm provides a clear development path for their staff, with structured routes to develop and progress careers.


Joining as Personal Tax Manager, based near Orpington, you will be responsible for managing a quality compliance and advisory service to a portfolio of tax cases, including HNWIs, non-resident and non-domiciled individuals through your team. You will prepare complex returns and review returns prepared by other members of the personal tax team. You will also take a lead in building relationships with your clients and deal with enquires in relation to their tax issues and look to identify areas for planning and advisory services, liaising with partners and the wider team to pass to the relevant specialists. You will carve a key role in this firms compliance and advisory team and progress in your personal tax career.

  • To contribute to the efficient and successful delivery of tax services to the client
  • Build and maintain tax relationships with clients and provide high levels of client service
  • Build relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations
  • Assisting the Director and Partners with the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical/business driven approach taken
  • Responsible for day‐to‐day client liaison
  • Maintaining a portfolio of private clients, ensuring that all aspects of their affairs are dealt with accurately and timely.
  • Assisting clients with their wider tax compliance obligations


You will be any of ATT, CTA, ACCA, ACA qualified, or with a relevant, highly experienced background within taxation, with an ideal, personal tax career, gained within any sized accountancy firm environment, or specialist tax boutique.

  • Strong technical skills and keen to develop further
  • Experience of dealing confidently with a variety of personal clients
  • An outgoing approach with the ability to build strong relationships both internally and with clients
  • Enthusiastic, positive and willing attitude to work
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Diligent, accurate and hands on approach to work
  • Client focus and commercial awareness
  • Project management skills to plan and prioritise work to meet deadlines
  • Maintain adequate CPD in all areas of tax
  • Flexible approach during busy periods
  • Some experience in dealing with Inheritance Tax and Trust issues.

Job Offer

£45,000- £55,000




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