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Tax Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Other

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    c£70,000

  • Job ref:

    TaxManager0721

  • Published:

    15 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    06-08-2021

  • Client:

    ICAEW

The key responsibility of this role is to provide technical leadership across a general range of tax matters which will include VAT. This will include both managing ICAEW’s engagement with members in the agreed areas through harnessing their expertise and experience and sourcing, preparing and delivering leading edge material in these areas to support members.

As part of the Tax Faculty team, to be responsible for managing ICAEW Tax Faculty’s work across a general range of tax topics including VAT. The precise areas of tax to be included in the portfolio would be dependent upon the specific knowledge and experience of the successful candidate, but the person must have good general knowledge and understanding of UK tax matters and this should include a working knowledge of VAT. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing ICAEW’s engagement with members and policy makers in the agreed areas, as well as managing the provision of leading-edge services to members in these areas.

This is a full-time role based in Chartered Accountants Hall, London, but with the opportunity to consider more flexible working arrangements dependent upon business needs.

 

Candidate profile:

  • a qualified Chartered Accountant or tax specialist with the confidence and interpersonal skills to deal with senior level representatives from Government, HMRC and HM Treasury, ICAEW members and a wider group of stakeholders including other professional bodies both in the UK and internationally;

 

  • an excellent general technical and practical knowledge of UK taxes and the UK tax system together with a good working knowledge of VAT – a knowledge and understanding of digital tax developments and systems would also be an advantage;

 

  • excellent communication skills (both oral/listening, written and presentational), in particular to lead on the development and delivery of relevant webinars in the agreed areas together with associated support material, including written guidance and FAQs;

 

  • the ability to adopt a flexible approach to the tasks to be completed and a very conscientious attitude towards work. The successful candidate must be proactive, organised and have the potential to engage confidently with senior professionals, to explain and discuss technical and practical policies and materials; 

 

  • be able to work successfully as a member of a small team and be willing to respond flexibly and to provide support to colleagues as required;

 

  • the ability to uphold the high-quality standards of work of the Tax Faculty, working as required within our peer review processes and be able to meet deadlines; and

 

  • as the role will require extensive interaction with ICAEW members (both active members and the wider membership), it will require diplomatic skills and the ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure.

     

  • a qualified Chartered Accountant or tax specialist with the confidence and interpersonal skills to deal with senior level representatives from Government, HMRC and HM Treasury, ICAEW members and a wider group of stakeholders including other professional bodies both in the UK and internationally;

 

  • an excellent general technical and practical knowledge of UK taxes and the UK tax system together with a good working knowledge of VAT – a knowledge and understanding of digital tax developments and systems would also be an advantage;

 


 

  • excellent communication skills (both oral/listening, written and presentational), in particular to lead on the development and delivery of relevant webinars in the agreed areas together with associated support material, including written guidance and FAQs;
  • the ability to adopt a flexible approach to the tasks to be completed and a very conscientious attitude towards work. The successful candidate must be proactive, organised and have the potential to engage confidently with senior professionals, to explain and discuss technical and practical policies and materials; 

 

  • be able to work successfully as a member of a small team and be willing to respond flexibly and to provide support to colleagues as required;

 

  • the ability to uphold the high-quality standards of work of the Tax Faculty, working as required within our peer review processes and be able to meet deadlines; 

 

  • as the role will require extensive interaction with ICAEW members (both active members and the wider membership), it will require diplomatic skills and the ability to prioritise tasks and work well under pressure.