About the team
CCS provides a range of compliance services to its corporate clients, preparing accounting and tax returns that help them to meet their statutory obligations. The business currently employs approximately 250 people across a number of locations in the UK and has a number of exciting and immediate opportunities for a Manager to work within CCS CT, its Corporate Tax Compliance team based in Birmingham.
CCS CT currently has a number of locations across the UK providing specialist tax compliance services to several thousand UK companies. Our business continues to grow and this is an exciting opportunity to help build on the success within the team. Clients are at the heart of the service we provide and you will have a great deal of client contact, assisting them with their queries and identifying ways in which we can introduce improvements to the services that we provide to them.
Our clients range from multinationals to smaller mid tier clients across a wide range of industry sectors, providing you with opportunities to broaden your technical knowledge.
About the role
Working alongside other compliance and relationship managers, you will manage a range of activities that together will result in high quality service for the clients in your portfolio including:
Up-front scoping and engagement planning with clients
Organisation of data collection approach
Review and submission of tax accounting schedules
Review and ultimate submission of corporation tax returns
Opportunity spotting for related PwC services and helping clients to manage their tax risk.
You will be expected to have a high level of client contact in this role and will, of course, be expected to organise, monitor and manage your own work load.
Budget management/monitoring and assist in the development of other staff as required.
In the role you will become involved in the running of the business in order to contribute to the growth and profitability of the business team. This will include continual development and involvement in the risk procedures for the business.
Essential skills and experience
The successful candidate will possess initiative and enthusiasm and will show the ability to work in and contribute to the team and will possess the personal skills needed to form successful relationships.
Preference will be given to candidates with relevant FS experience. This is a good opportunity to move into a FS compliance role where you would be dealing with tax compliance work across the banking, insurance, private equity and asset management, sectors. This role would be particularly attractive to a Big 4 FS tax specialist but other candidates from the private sector having worked within a financial services tax team or a corporate/international tax group will also be considered.
The successful candidate will have the majority of the following skills and experience:
Be ACA or CTA qualified (ideally through first time passes).
Strong UK corporate tax skills.
UK GAAP and IFRS tax accounting experience