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Corporate Tax Senior

Employer
Menzies LLP
Location
London, Leatherhead, Heathrow, Farnborough, Woking , Solent, Southampton, Stevenage
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 Mar 2024

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
Competitive
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

  

We are currently looking for a recently qualified Tax Senior to join our thriving Business Tax team. This is a key position and can be based from any of our office locations, Heathrow, Solent, Woking, Farnborough, Leatherhead, Stevenage, or London.

The ideal candidate will be a recently qualified or an established Tax Senior with aspirations to progress to an Assistant Manager and beyond.

The purpose of this role is to manage and oversee a portfolio of corporation tax clients managing their compliance cycle with the assistance of more senior members of the team and being involved in advisory work as and when identified and appropriate.

This is a key role within the Business and Corporate Tax Team and the successful candidate will have initial responsibility for overseeing a portfolio of business tax related compliance functions within their designated office.

The client base includes a diverse mix of owner managed companies as well as some large and international groups operating across a variety of industries.   

Why Join Menzies?

  • We are a UK based recognised employer of choice with office locations in London, Surrey, Hampshire, and South Wales (Cardiff).
  • Join our family of over 600 employees. Be a member and not just a number!
  • We offer a dynamic and rewarding environment with exposure to a diverse range of clients and industry sectors.
  • Our package and benefits are very competitive.
  • Work life balance is part of our organisational culture,
  • We believe in developing our staff throughout their career.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Preparing and potentially reviewing UK corporation tax computations
  • Monitoring reporting and payment deadlines
  • Working closely with audit and accounts team to advise on tax accounting entries and disclosures.
  • Training and mentoring junior colleagues within the Business Tax Team
  • Providing corporation tax compliance proposals and quotes to prospective clients
  • Subject to experience, coordinating and reviewing other business tax related returns (e.g. ATED, ERS, EMI, P11Ds etc)
  • Monitoring and managing financial performance in line with KPIs.
  • Managing any related correspondence with clients and HMRC
  • Identifying opportunities for tax planning, risk mitigation and cross-selling between service lines to ensure clients receive a proactive and effective service.
  • Assisting with any other ad hoc projects and duties as may reasonably be required.
  • Ensuring the Firm’s technical, ethical, risk and compliance procedures are adhered to in all cases.

 The Person:

The successful candidate will be expected to act largely autonomously, subject to support and oversight, as required, by the office’s tax partners and directors.

Relationship management will be a key aspect of the role and the candidate will be expected to contribute to effective team working as part of the management team, responsible for coordinating directly with clients, collaborating effectively with colleagues as well coaching, managing, mentoring, and appraising junior team members.

Required skills & Experience:

  • Corporate tax technical and practical knowledge
  • Good knowledge of tax issues affecting OMB’s and their shareholders
  • Knowledge of other business taxes and tax reporting processes is preferable but not essential.
  • Knowledge of UK accounting standards and competent in interpreting accounts and other financial information
  • Strong IT skills including MS Office and databases, Alphatax ideal but not essential.
  • Strong communication and organisation skills

Key Benefits we offer, but not limited to:

  • Competitive base salary (we do yearly market research to ensure we offer a competitive salary to our employees and joining candidates)
  • 33 days annual leave entitlement a year inc. bank holidays (31.5 days for trainees)
  • Annual buy and sell leave scheme.
  • Private Medical Cover available to all employees (trainees can opt in for a salary sacrifice)
  • Private Pension Matching Scheme: if employee contributes 2.5-5%, we match it and add another 3% on top!
  • Employee Referral Bonus up to £10,000 for a successful placement
  • Reimbursement of one professional subscription each year
  • Dress for your day policy – you decide, not us!
  • Life Assurance 4x your salary
  • Group Income Protection – 75% of salary if long term sickness exceeds 6 months.
  • Agile Working is embedded in our culture: we understand that everyone works in different ways and need flexibility within their working day.
  • Learning and Development opportunities and Study Support throughout your Menzies career
  • Career Coaching programme for Managers and above
  • Better Place to Work Initiative: proactive benchmarking of the best DEI and wellbeing programmes to offer our employees and improve our employee experience.
  • CSR Programme: each office will be involved in various charity and sporting activities to help raise funds and give back to the local community.
  • Employee Assistance Programme - our EAP is available for all Menzies employees and their families. As well as being a support line for mental health counselling, it also offers practical financial, legal and life management advice 24 /7 and is completely confidential.
  • Paid sick leave – a generous scheme to help you when you are struggling with health issues.
  • Free flu jab, eyesight test and physical health checks
  • Cycle to work scheme.
  • Enhanced Parental + Family Leave: We are a place where you can combine both a career and a family so those going on Maternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 3 months and 50% pay for the next 6 weeks, those going on Paternity Leave can expect 100% pay for 2 weeks (both subject to eligibility). We also have Adoption and Shared Parental Leave
  • Volunteering Scheme with a maximum of 2.5 days given by the Firm to match 2.5 days devoted to qualifying schemes by the employee in any 12-month period.
  • Season Ticket Loan

To find out more about our benefits please read here

About Us:

Our focus at Menzies is providing a #BrighterThinking approach, going the extra mile to keep clients on-track to achieve their personal and business objectives. As a leading UK accountancy and advisory firm, we have a passion for advising entrepreneurs and SMEs through our sector-led teams.

We apply the same principles to individuals within the Firm. Our people are ambitious, self-motivated, and encouraged to develop their skill set and realise their potential.

#BrighterThinking is how we sum up the difference we make, as a firm, to our clients and in the way we hire and develop talent in Menzies. It’s finance and accounting expertise, combined with strategic commercial thinking and a promise to add real value across all areas of our clients' businesses.

Agencies:

When we require external assistance with our vacancies, we will reach out to our PSL supply chain. Please be aware that we operate a very strict PSL policy with close relationships with our suppliers and cannot respond to agencies outside of the PSL. Please do not contact individual hiring managers.

Company

Interested in a career in business & advisory? Then why not train with one of the most dynamic and fastest growing firms of Chartered Accountants in the South East and become an expert advisor to SME businesses!

Menzies, a top 25 firm of Chartered Accountants, was established in 1912. Since then we have grown to become one of the largest firms in the South East servicing all kinds of businesses across a range of industries. We have 8 offices, each of which is situated in the heart of the local community, and enjoy long term relationships with both local and national clients.

At Menzies, we offer trainees all the benefits of working in a smaller team environment – personable, friendly and supportive – but with the same commitment to training and varied long-term career prospects offered by the larger firms. We provide all-round professional training with plenty of support, paid study leave, tutoring, specialised courses, personal guidance and a competitive salary, which is reviewed bi-annually and on passing exams.

Company info
Telephone
01483 755000
Location
1st Floor, Midas House
62 Goldsworth Rd
Woking
Surrey
GU21 6LQ
GB

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