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Rory Bysouth

Personal Tax Assistant Manager – £55,000 to £60,000 – Central London

Are you a Tax Assistant Manager seeking an entrepreneurial, progressive and supportive environment in a reputable firm? Do you want to work on great clients and be challenged professionally? If being an active part of an organisation which retains its family feel is important to you, we want to hear from you.

About Client

With over 40 years of expertise, we’re an ambitious London-headquartered accountancy practice, experiencing significant growth year on year. It’s an exciting time to be part of our team.

As a medium-sized firm, we regularly punch above our weight. We enjoy collaborating and are passionate about providing a high touch, bespoke service to support our clients with their complex accounting and tax needs. As a result, many of our clients who might typically gravitate towards larger firms, choose to work with us instead.

As a member of a GLOBAL network (a Top 20 accountancy firm), our team is supported by one of the largest international networks of professionals in the accounting, tax, legal and audit sectors.

Our People

Our Team currently stands at just over 115 staff and 23 partners. We are dedicated to developing our staff to reach their desired potential, and we regularly promote from within. Our expanding partner base is testament to our ongoing commitment to nurturing talent.

Our people are at the heart of everything we do and we’re committed to creating a working environment that makes every individual feel welcome. We’re a diverse bunch and delight in the broader range of ideas and perspectives that this brings. We empower our people to make a difference, promoting positive change both within our teams and the wider community.

We understand that everyone has personal responsibilities outside the office, so our flexible and hybrid working policies are designed to support this.

Our location

Our London office is easily accessible. We are just 10 minutes from Bond Street on the Jubilee Line, or 5 minutes from Euston on the London Overground.

About the role

Our clients include ultra and high net worth individuals, private equity partners, owner managed businesses ranging from small startups to large international groups, families, partnerships, internationally mobile individuals, and trusts.

Key responsibilities

  • Take ownership of assignments and your portfolio.
  • Provide tax technical support in all personal tax matters, including income tax, CGT, inheritance tax, and residence issues.
  • Manage compliance matters and client queries. Work on consultancy and advisory projects.
  • Assist with compliance work on, for example, EIS/SEIS, EMI, employment-related securities, and year-end documentation such as P11Ds. Training will be provided if needed.
  • Prepare client documents, including complex annual tax returns and ensure compliance with current tax laws.
  • Ensure payments are made by the deadline.
  • Provide consistent and quality client service including maintaining regular contact with clients. Correspond with clients, tax authorities and third parties daily on a wide variety of personal and business tax matters.
  • Supervise and assist with the technical development of junior members of staff.
  • Point of contact for tax queries from other departments within the firm and similarly, referring clients/client matters to other parts of the firm where appropriate.
  • Technical research.

Skills & attributes for success

  • Strong technical skills and experience, including sound, commercial, tax expertise. Up to date knowledge of personal & business tax issues.
  • Proactive approach to problem solving. Highly personable and discreet.
  • Capacity to establish professional credibility quickly.
  • A good team player, demonstrating a collaborative approach and helping with other colleagues’ work when required.
  • A decisive thinker with the ability to analyse information quickly. Pays attention to detail and takes pride in work produced.
  • An excellent communicator, able to represent the firm’s best interests with both clients & colleagues. Proficient IT capability.

Qualifications & experience

  • Strong academic background.
  • ATT, CTA qualification, or qualified by experience.
  • Relevant tax experience gained within a professional services environment. Experience of building strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Some exposure to expatriate tax issues would be helpful, but not essential.

What we offer

  • 25 days annual leave plus public holidays
  • Annual leave increases to 26 days after 2 years and 27 days after 4 years
  • Auto Enrolment Pension – Salary Sacrifice and additional NI savings added
  • Buy or sell up to 3 days annual leave
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Hybrid working policy Monthly Monday treat day Tuesday fruit deliveries Friday afternoon drinks Regular social events
  • An inclusive, friendly team!
  • Life assurance x 4 after 1 year
  • Private Medical Insurance after 1 year Annual eye check-up & flu jabs Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme Benefits Hub
  • Fitness training classes via Zoom 2 days per week Small on-site gym with shower facilities
  • Personal development
  • Regular in-house training
  • Support with professional qualifications Internal support and mentoring Professional subscriptions after 1 year

To apply for this role contact Rory Bysouth on 0203 747 9052 or email rory.bysouth@aj-chambers.com

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