Funds Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Glasgow

Vacancy posted: Thursday, 16 February 2017

Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Location: Glasgow

Job ref. no.: 79810

Change Public Practice are working with a market leading Big 4 firm to assist them in the recruitment a Corporate Tax Assistant Manager who has a background in Funds tax. This role will be based in Glasgow.

This Big 4 firm has a real focus on work-life balance, flexible working hours (including early or late starts, shorter working days etc.) and as such has a strong staff retention within their tax function. Gone are the days where Big 4 firms strike fear of excessive working hours and stress in order to have a successful career with an enviable client base – this firm can offer it all!

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a portfolio of clients and take responsibility for ensuring their tax computations are prepared to a high standard, on a timely basis and finalised and submitted to HMRC within agreed deadlines.
  • Working with the client directly to understand the requirements at the start of each compliance cycle and provide instructions to the tax computation preparers
  • Potential visits to clients/local offices when appropriate
  • Review the draft tax computation produced to ensure correct treatment of items and determine whether further information is required
  • Liaise with the client to obtain additional information if required, feedback back to the tax computation preparers to enable them to provide an updated draft computation for subsequent review
  • Identify and resolve technical issues, preparing technical analysis and involving specialists as appropriate to prepare or review analysis
  • Deliver a high quality, technically accurate final draft tax computation, ready for final review by a manager/senior manager and sending to the client
  • Provide assistance in the drafting of responses to HMRC correspondence and preparing tax accounting disclosures
  • Working with client administrators to ensure client administration and risk procedures are completed appropriately
  • Identify opportunities to provide additional services that the client may require and liaise with subject specialists

Requirements:

  • Must hold a full professional accountancy qualified i.e. ATT / CTA / ACA or equivalent qualifications
  • Experience of reviewing funds tax computations and returns is essential
  • Ideally have a minimum of 4 years’ chartered accountancy exposure, or other relevant industry experience
  • Ability to identify and resolve technical issues, or escalate as appropriate
  • Experience of specific technical areas including corporate streaming, offshore funds, foreign income and withholding taxes, bond funds and s400 adjustments
  • Aware (although experience would be preferred) of technical areas including PAIFs and REITs, exempt dividends
  • Strong interpersonal skills in addition to strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent team work and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budets
  • Proficient user of Alphatax (or similar tax software)

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