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Senior Tax Associate

Job Title: Senior Tax Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
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Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 8472
Contact Name: Shabana Randall
Contact Email: shabana.randall@bdo.co.uk
Job Published: April 03, 2019 15:16

Job Description

Overview:

As a Tax Senior Associate you will work on a small portfolio of clients and for the timely delivery of services. You will also support managers, directors and partners with complex investigation enquiries to ensure a satisfactory settlement is negotiated between the client and HMRC. You will have the opportunity to build internal and external client relationships.

Responsibilities:

• Assist the everyday running of the investigation or voluntary disclosure for a portfolio of clients
• Prepare investigation reports, including all computational aspects of the report, for submission to the HMRC, working directly to a manager or director and delegating appropriate tasks to more junior staff. (Each job will normally require a report to be prepared and submitted to the HMRC. This will include having the report agreed by the partner and client beforehand)
• Liaise directly with clients, contacts and other parties to ensure work is done and produced according to the desired timescales
• Prepare agendas for all meeting with clients and/or HMRC and ensure that all points are followed up after the meeting
• Prepare work plans and liaise with the managers/director to ensure that the disclosure report covers all areas included in the work plan
• Support the negotiation of the settlement by providing the partner or director with an aide memoir in relation to the details of the case and the specific technical arguments that are likely to arise
• Assist with the billing and collection in respect of each client in their portfolio
• Identify and recognise business and sales opportunities and informs the manager/partner and client as appropriate
• Maintain a network of professional and business contacts
• Act as an ambassador of the firm, keep abreast of the wide range of services the firm offers and suggest innovative products and services.

Requirements:

• Professional qualification (ACA and/or CTA)
• Some tax enquiry experience desirable
• Be able to develop a clear understanding of relevant legislation and strong communication skills
• Good knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes