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Tax Associate

  • Location

    Swansea

  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £54000 per annum

  • Job ref:

    JN -082020-1062626_1604919755

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    07-12-2020

  • Client:

    Michael Page

Guaranteed Equity Partner opportunity with growth and development on offer. Joining as an integral and crucial member of a growing Tax team, you will drive the Tax team forward with an innovative and ambitious approach.

Client Details

As a Tax Associate, you will be joining a very well established, reputable accountancy firm with a progressive, professional and expert team of accounting professionals. They offer a wide range of services to a range of businesses and individuals and have a diverse and loyal client base. They also offer a lot of technical development and progression; they look to invest in and mentor their employees to reach their full potential.

Description

The key responsibilities for this Tax Associate position at a leading accountancy firm based in Swansea are:

  • Line manage and build a team of tax specialists covering both corporate and personal compliance.
  • Build and create a consistent business development pipeline in line with key targets and the strategic plan, by meeting potential new clients with tax advisory requirements.
  • Work closely with key executives on creating more Tax advisory opportunities through existing clients.
  • To assist the client relationship managers/partners in tax technical areas to deliver tax advisory such as IHT planning, capital gains tax planning and exit planning to clients of the firm.
  • Reviewing technically complicated tax compliance work including corporation tax, personal tax, partnership tax and IHT returns.
  • To assist in procedural improvements to the tax compliance process (corporate and personal) and cascade down tax developments to the compliance team.
  • To work closely with key colleagues and leaders across the business, and to provide a competitive and ambitious entrepreneurial approach to your work.
  • Additional line management from time to time of team members of Client Services Department.

Profile

In order for candidates to be successful when applying for this Tax Associate role at a leading accountancy firm in Swansea, you must be:

  • CTA qualified with a minimum of 2 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Considerable and demonstrable experience of working within the partnership tax and/or private client tax field.
  • Demonstrable experience of developing teams of juniors to complete compliance work efficiently and with support.
  • Experience of building a tax compliance function and motivating and working with training teams to identify team members career pathways in a dynamic environment.
  • Demonstrable experience of building and growing tax an advisory function with profitable returns.
  • Technical skillset based around consistent CTA training pathways and with quick progression with continual client-facing experience.
  • Desire to become a Tax Partner.
  • Highly tax technical, with the ability to research answers to tax technical questions and able to analyse and interpret tax legislation.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to easily present and convey complex issues to wide audiences.
  • Ambitious and with an entrepreneurial spirit which will capitalise on the firm's open style to new work streams and methods.
  • Tax compliance - ideally personal, partnership, trust and corporate but at least personal and partnership is essential.
  • Trust tax including trust tax returns, IHT estate calculations, IHT lifetime tax, IHT planning and succession planning.
  • Capital gains tax including knowledge of all capital gains tax reliefs such as Entrepreneurs relief, rollover relief and gift relief.
  • Working knowledge of tax residency rules (but not the taxation of 'non-dom's') - A working knowledge of the more typical VAT issues, such as the applicable rates, partial exemption methodology and property transactions.

Job Offer

Competitive salary.

Relocation Package.

Guaranteed Partner opportunity.

Pension.

Parking.

Fantastic office location.

Well-established, supportive team.