Senior Tax Manager
North Yorkshire
Competitive package

Corporate Senior Tax Manager (Accountancy Practice Based) – North Yorkshire

Ref: 928| Posted: 20th May 2024

Corporate Senior Tax Manager (Accountancy Practice Based) – North Yorkshire  

Job Type: Permanent  

I am looking for an experienced senior manager to join and head up my clients growing and dynamic North Yorkshire team, reporting to the local tax partner, to manage the corporation tax team and tax affairs of a varied client portfolio. 

Duties include:  

The mix of work will be varied as the client base of the corporate tax team is across a diverse range of business sectors within the local market. The role will also involve managing their corporation tax team and processes to ensure the successful and timely delivery of corporation tax compliance work over the course of the annual compliance cycle. 

The role includes the supervision/review of work undertaken by the tax team including staff related responsibilities and work planning. The individual will report directly to the corporate tax partner and/or client partner and be involved in shaping the strategy of the department. 

Whilst the delivery of corporate tax compliance services is the key focus of the role, tax planning will arise as a matter of course across this diverse portfolio of clients. This will include areas such as group tax planning, property planning, capital allowances, R&D tax credits and s455 tax planning. Tax accounting will also be an essential part of the role. 

The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to work closely with the Partners on stand-alone tax advisory projects, including structuring acquisitions and disposals, reorganisations, transaction support and due diligence, if there is the appetite to get involved in such projects. 

Ongoing training will be provided, with the opportunity for the individual to attend both internal and external training sessions. 

The role provides a good range of work for someone with similar experience in corporate tax compliance and dealing with large groups. 

The ideal person will be  

The ideal candidate will be pro-active, resilient and driven. They require similar experience in running a corporate tax compliance portfolio, strong managerial skills and have a detailed working knowledge of corporate taxation issues (especially those relating to owner-managed businesses). 

Similar experience of organising the delivery of tax work, problems solving and the ability to use their own initiative. In addition, they should possess the confidence and professionalism to establish credible relationships at all levels, be commercially minded and be driven to deliver great client service, understanding and anticipating client requirements. 

Applicants should be CTA and/or ACA/ACCA (or equivalent) 

Salary/benefits  

  • A 35-hour working week with flexibility around the core hours of 10am-4pm. This role can also be considered on a Part Time basis. 

  • Agile working policy giving you the option to work from home for up to 3 days per week. 

  • 25 days annual leave. After 5 years’ service, the entitlement will be increased by 1 day. 

  • In addition, employees are entitled to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday a year 

  • Contributory pension scheme (The firm will contribute 5% of salary on a matched basis with employee from their date of joining) 

  • Life assurance cover of 4 x annual salary, 

  • Working from home allowance of £25 a month. 

  • Car allowance of £5,000 

  • Eligibility for the discretionary bonus scheme. This is based on both individual performance and firm performance. 

  • Eligibility for the firm’s Profit-Sharing Plan that runs from October to September each year. The scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm. Payment is usually c£1,000. Paid in December. 

  • Employee referral scheme. Assistant Manager level and below, including support staff, will attract a referral reward of £5,000, Manager level or above, will attract a referral reward of £10,000. 

  • New client referral scheme. Members of staff introducing a new client to the firm, have the potential to receive a referral payment of up to 10% of the first year’s total fees. 

  • Private Medical – entitled to join on successful completion of probationary period 

  • Access to a number of additional benefits with preferential rates under the flexible benefit programme, health cash plans, health screening/GP support, critical illness cover, dental and travel insurance, Techscheme, Cyclescheme, Gymflex and a Workplace ISA. 

  • Paid travel expenses when working at offices other than ya contracted office. 

  • My client is committed to being a fully inclusive employer and have a huge focus on ED&I. Upon joining the firm, you will have the opportunity to join a number of people network groups as well as be a part of the growing ED&I network. 

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