Tax Manager

Fresh Recruitment
Newport, UK
32,000 - 36,000
29 Oct 2020
05 Nov 2020
Job role
Experience level
Successful firm in Newport are seeking a skilled Tax Manager to join its thriving eam.

The position

• To deliver an effective and efficient personal and corporate tax compliance function for

the practice including owner managed business and groups.

• To build on the firm's relationship with its clients;

• To deal with communication and telephone matters with HMRC;

• To develop and maintain the highest standards of personal and corporate tax compliance;

• To identify and communicate opportunities for tax planning;

• To control and manage systems for personal and corporate tax compliance and ensure

effective communication with other departments and offices where necessary; and

• Assist with the training of junior staff.


• Manage a portfolio of personal and corporate tax cases in Newport;

• Responsibility for ensuring that all filing and reporting deadlines are met on a timely basis;

• Deal on a timely basis with all communications in whatever format from clients and HMRC;

• Deal with client queries on a timely basis; and

• Assist with some of the more complex corporate tax cases

Person Specification

Essential skills and experience that the candidate must have:

• Up-to-date CPD records;

• Significant experience with an accountancy organisation;

• Preparation of personal and business tax computations and returns;

• Proven record of client portfolio management;

• Experience of dealing with HMRC to resolve disputes and potential disputes quickly and efficiently;

• Significant knowledge of Corporation Tax;

• Knowledge of Income tax;

• Knowledge of Capital Gains Tax;

• Communication i.e. ability to write reports, letters, emails etc;

• Highly developed organisational skills; and

• Flexible to work longer hours when required e.g. to meet deadlines and projects and to work in other offices if required.

Desired skills and experience that the candidate may have:

• Preparation of trust tax returns;

• Experience of maintaining the practices technical information;

• Experience of tax planning including reorganisations, share schemes, SEIS/EIS, tax

clearances, incorporations, remuneration plans etc;

• Experience of HMRC enquiries;

• Experience of R&D tax claims

• Preparation of partnership tax computations and returns;

• Previous use of CCH software;

• Knowledge of VAT;

• Knowledge of Inheritance Tax;

• Knowledge of other taxes, eg SD, SDLT;

• Ability to create a network of introducers;

• Attendance at corporate events outside normal working hours; and

• Increasing customer base.

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