Assistant Audit Manager
38,000 - 44,000

Assistant Manager – Personal Tax

Ref: 905| Posted: 20th May 2024

Our client in Manchester is looking for pro-active. resilient and driven individual to join their dedicated tax team. This is a compliance focused Private Client role which is client facing 

The role 

The successful applicant will be responsible for their own portfolio of private clients including all compliance matters, administration, and tax planning. The position will involve training and reviewing the work of junior staff within the group. Reporting will mainly be to the group’s team leaders and, in many cases, directly to the partners. Individuals will also be required to assist the team leaders with the management of the group and have direct staff responsibilities. 

The allocation of work includes self-assessment tax returns for wealthy individuals, partnership, and trusts; associated tax computations including CGT calculations on securities, chattels, and property transactions; completion of estate tax returns; and all related and complex aspects of looking after the tax affairs of a variety of high-net-worth private clients with wide ranging business and personal interests. Specific experience of residence and domicile matters is desirable, but not essential. 

The role provides an excellent range of work for someone with a background in tax compliance wishing to broaden their experience with a dedicated “private client” firm with a diverse client base. 

The individual 

  • Individuals should be pro-active, resilient, and driven to deliver excellent client service. The right candidate will be committed to a career in tax and will have relevant strong experience. 

  • Experience of organising delivery of tax work within tight deadlines, problem solving and the ability to use their own initiative is essential, along with excellent verbal and written communication skills. With this role, come the pre-requisites that the candidate is self-motivated, committed, and flexible, a natural team player, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work with stretching targets and deadlines. In addition, they should possess the confidence and professionalism to establish credibility at all levels, be commercially minded and have a clear perception of client requirements. 

  • Previous experience of using tax return software is assumed, as is use of Word and Excel. Some knowledge of computerised accounts packages would be useful.  Applicants should be preferably CTA qualified, or equivalent. 

 The department 

The department/group consists of over 60 employees spread over 5 UK offices. The team delivers exceptional quality compliance and advisory services to a wide range of high-net-worth private clients, these include those with UK and offshore interests, property owners, business owners, partnerships, and trusts.

Salary/benefits - snap shot below but there are many many more..... 

  • They offer a dynamic and varied workload. 

  • Agile working and flexibility. 

  • Potential to progress within the organisation. 

  • Market rate annual salary, depending upon experience. 


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