Head of tax - top 45 firm

London, England, gb
Company: Michael Page
Category: Business and Financial Operations Occupations
Published on 2021-06-23 06:01:09

Support Group directors and developing own portfolio of clients as the head of tax for this top 45 growing firm of accountants.

Client Details

A unique opportunity to join a Top 45 growing firm of accountants.

My client is a group of local firms and behave as a larger group internally. We are looking for someone to join the central hub supporting a group of firms with Tax Advice.


· Support Group directors and developing own portfolio of clients

· Monitor Group-wide processes for the filing of annual personal tax returns, P11ds, ATEDs, etc.

Advisory Service

o Providing technical support to partners, tax staff members and business services staff members in the following areas:

§ Main focus on tax return related matters

§ Income tax

§ Capital gains tax

§ Inheritance tax

§ R&D tax credit

§ Transfer pricing

§ Tax planning for High Net Worth Individuals (HNWI), including Trusts

§ Indirect taxes:

· Be a lead in solving client issues as a result of Brexit

· Deal with VAT related enquiries

· Update Group directors on latest developments in tax and the impact it can have on advice we provide to the clients

· Leading tax enquiries as required

Best Practice

o Active involvement in evolving, introducing and implementing best practice across the firm in all of the areas above.

o Keeping yourself up to date with the latest technical tax pronouncements

o Promoting and monitoring the use of Firm's Technical Tax Manuals

o Promoting the use of the firm's Technical library

o Distributing HMRC communication updates on a timely basis

· Contributing actively as a member of relevant firm and Group working committees in specialist areas:

· IT - Acquiring familiarity with and using the firm's tax software packages,

o Iris personal tax, corporation tax and document management

o Croner-I technical manuals and training

· Commercial responsibilities

o Dealing with month and quarterly billing targets

o Maintaining a high level of time prioritisation and work impetus that is compatible with fee income and expenditure

o Setting and implementing budgets for assignments in which you are personally involved. Ensuring, as far as possible that budget expectations are met and realised.

o Supporting commercial opportunities with clients yielding increased fees and recovery

o Contributing to the development and growth of the client base through good service and support of marketing initiatives.

· Contributing constructively to the firm, through example and support to senior management

· Projecting and conducting yourself as a positive and helpful role model for others including more junior members of staff.

· Encouraging and maintaining the high levels of confidentiality expected of all members of the firm.

· Running one off projects in conjunction with other Group directors

· Managing tax network in the Group

· Managing Tax Managers


Practice exposure at a manager, senior manager or head of.

Qualified or by experience

Mixed tax

Job Offer

Competitive package and benefits

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