Large Corporate Senior Manager
We help our clients stay ahead of changes that impact their businesses, navigating complexity and risk. We deliver deep tax technical, people and legal expertise, while providing the critical context to make informed and compliant decisions. With clients ranging from multinational organisations and public sector bodies to entrepreneurs and family businesses, the work we do is diverse.
Our team helps our clients improve their tax function to control risk and facilitate better decision making. You’ll focus on helping businesses with tax strategy, ensuring tax compliance, increasing post tax profits, and providing application support to achieve the best corporate tax practices.The pace of change is fast, the tax environment dynamic, posing new and difficult challenges for our clients. This presents a great opportunity for our business, and significant development opportunities for our team. We’d like you to join us.You will work closely with both UK and Overseas Headquartered Corporate clients operating in the both Domestic and International Markets, including a number of iconic northern listed businesses. Sitting in the core of our tax business, you will have a clear opportunity to develop your technical skills, while also having a key responsibility for relationship building, working with our clients to understand their strategic objectives and ambitions, including how they are tackling sustainability challenges. You will help them solve problems, working with specialist teams across our tax business and other lines of service, identifying opportunities and managing delivery to our clients.
You will be attached to our Manchester office at No.1 Spinningfields, working across our Northern region with teams in different offices and giving you access to a wider range of large corporate clients.
You will work closely with our team of Partners, Directors and Senior Managers. You will draw on support from our subject matter technical specialists including international tax, renewables, transfer pricing, innovation, people & organisation, and many more.
We pride ourselves on our inclusive culture, value diversity and the uniqueness of each member of our team. Diversity, inclusion and fair work access are our core values. The team is fully supportive and actively encourages flexible working. We will work with you to agree the right balance and arrangement that works for you and us.
You will be responsible for the delivery of tax advisory services to large corporate clients, usually with international operations, managing all aspects of the client relationship, including the delivery of specialist tax services and tax compliance services. Projects will be varied and wide ranging, from helping structure global expansion, to assisting on transactions and helping our clients secure innovation-based tax reliefs. Prior experience is essential. You will receive full support from our team of Partners and Directors, and from internal technical specialists based in the region and nationally.
Specific responsibilities include:
Working with our Partners and Director team to develop client relationships, identifying opportunities to fix client problems and build our business;
Managing a portfolio of clients, being their primary contact for day to day tax matters;
Leading a team of our more junior staff to help them develop and grow;
Contributing to the development and sharing of technical knowledge;
Being inquisitive, understanding the changing business environment, and considering how this impacts our clients;
Working with our compliance team to oversee the delivery of tax compliance services;
Developing internal relationships with our technical and line of services specialists;
Managing our investment in client and related financial metrics.
Skills & experience
Practice-trained finance professional, with relevant qualification (e.g. ACA/ACCA/CTA).
Experience of advising large corporate clients on UK and international tax matters.
Proven client relationship skills and effectively managing internal teams.
Strong interpersonal skills and sustaining relationships over a period of time.
Demonstrated business acumen through an interest in and understanding of broader UK and global business issues, and being confident discussing these issues with clients.
Analytical skills and an ability to solve complex problems in a collaborative and creative way.
Evidence of a Business Development mindset and contribution to business development activity.
Sound accounting knowledge, including familiarity with accounting principles and ability to understand and interpret statutory accounts.
Ability to write clear articulate reports, summarising complex tax matters.
Ability to manage your own time and to manage the expectations of multiple stakeholders.
Commitment to developing self, proactive mindset and desire to make the role your own.
Team player, confident, outgoing, friendly and enthusiastic attitude.
What We Offer
You will work as part of a diverse, talented team, with a passion for our business and solving complex client problems. You will have the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career, working with large international businesses. We have a diverse and inclusive culture: we value you for who you are and you will be empowered to use your voice to help fame and deliver our market strategy.
If this sounds like the role for you, please contact us, we look forward to hearing from you.
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