Who we are looking for
We are looking for an experienced Senior Manager to join our Large Corporate Tax Team which provides taxation services to a wide range of clients covering listed PLCs and overseas headed groups across a wide range of industries. The candidate will be operating in a team across the Central belt, with the ability to spend time in both the Edinburgh and Glasgow offices. There may also be opportunities to work with staff in our other offices around the country and to visit client sites in the UK.
The successful applicant will have a keen interest in how the taxation system impacts corporate clients and will demonstrate a desire to continually develop their technical knowledge.
About the roleThe successful candidate will work with client relationship teams on a wide portfolio of corporate clients and will have day-to-day responsibility for managing these on-going relationships, reporting directly to the Director or Partner on the engagement. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Proactively managing a portfolio of clients, reporting directly to the client engagement leader.
Establishing effective working relationships directly with clients.
Being proactively involved in the financial management of clients.
Contributing to the development of personal and team knowledge.
Building your own network of contacts through regular attendance at internal and external meetings.
Keeping up-to-date with local and national business and economic issues that might potentially impact on clients and /or their industry.
The Senior Manager will be part of client-service and project teams. As such, managing both junior and more senior members of the team will be essential. The successful candidate will be given the opportunity to work closely with specialists in all areas of Tax Scotland:- M&A, Capital Allowances, R&D, Indirect, Pensions, Reward & Employment.
Amount of time office based: 90%
Amount of time at client sites: 10%
Need to travel/overnight stays away from home: Occasional, depending on client projects.
Opportunity for flexible working (hours)?: Yes
Opportunity for working from home?: Occasional, depending on client projects.
Opportunity for job sharing?: No
The requirements for the role are as follows:
Relevant qualifications in CA; LLB; CTA or equivalent;
A commitment to continuing to enhance technical and other knowledge and skills;
Willingness to take on new and challenging work;
Excellent team playing skills;
Good communication skills;
Good organisational and people skills.