Senior Tax Assistant job

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Senior Tax Assistant
  • £27,000.00 to £40,000.00 per annum
  • Permanent
  • Posted: 9 months ago
  • Manchester, UK
  • 1 vacancies
  • Expires on: 27-12-2019
Job Description

Role: Tax Senior

Location: Manchester or London 

A firm of Chartered Tax Advisors with significant specialisms in the property and corporate sector, Signature Tax has recently opened its Mayfair office, adding to the other 4 locations across the North of England with its main Headquarters in Spinningfields, Manchester.

The Tax Senior will work directly with clients to manage engagements as well as help to convert the engagements with the Business Development Team. The role would require working with the larger tax team based in Manchester. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a fast growing entrepreneurial tax practice that will provide exposure and opportunities to a wide variety of clients, suitable for those who have a passion for tax and will be rewarded accordingly to performance.



·       Implement client engagements from start to finish, (planning, executing, directing and completing) whilst providing updates on the engagements both internally and to the client throughout

·       Manage engagement budgets

·       Review tax returns (corporate and personal) prepared by the accountancy practice staff and make recommendations to create additional tax planning opportunities

·       Providing tax advice to client scenarios covering the range of taxes IT, CT, CGT, SDLT, VAT, and NIC with an emphasis on corporate and property clients.

·       A particular emphasis on property taxes, including international taxes relating to structuring property.

·       Maintain tax knowledge to changes legislation

·       Involvement in the reviewing and analysis of new tax legislation, and to contribute to the monthly newsletter and social media

·       Ensuring deadlines set by HM Revenue and Customs and clients alike are managed

·       Assist Directors and Business Development Team on proposals for new business

·       Manage expectations for the key introducer network, which mainly consists of other accountancy firms, law firms and IFA's


Working location/environment:

Either based within our London or Manchester office. Travel will be required UK wide.


What we’re offering: 

·       Competitive salary (dependant on experience)

·       Performance related bonus

·       CSR Allowance

·       Mentoring

·       Staff Discounts

·       Encore Recognition Scheme

·       Employee of the month recognition

·       Holidays

·       Social Days

·       Attendance Bonus

·       Free Snacks

·       Development Program

·       Long Service Awards

·       Flexible Working

·       Childcare Vouchers

·       Pension Scheme (salary sacrifice)

·       Private Healthcare (salary sacrifice)




Essential requirements:

·       Minimum of 3 years’ experience within a tax environment, preferably in the property/real estate sector including advising on international property tax issues.

·       Professional qualified (CTA / ACA or ACCA candidates will also be considered)

·       Must have an established tax knowledge skill set and the ability to consistently maintain the knowledge acquired

·       Must have the ability to manage their own workload and take ownership for the work. Ability to prioritise work to ensure that client deadlines are managed.

·       Ability to thrive in a dynamic team environment

·       Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to manage a team

·       Problem solving abilities and strong attention to detail

·       Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines

·       Dedicated to providing a superior premium client service

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