The successful applicant will have a keen interest in how the indirect taxation system impacts both corporate and private clients alike and wants to develop their knowledge further through additional training and on the job learning.
The successful candidate will be given day-to-day responsibility for managing a portfolio of on-going client relationships and will also work on complex tax advisory projects and assist in winning and developing work.
The ability to manage a varied client portfolio and complex one off projects will be an essential part of your role which will include responsibility for managing and developing more junior members of staff in your team. You will provide your clients with excellent advice on indirect tax matters relevant to their business, and will be responsible for introducing other specialists and services as appropriate. You will be expected to establish effective working relationships with appropriate levels of client staff and maintain and develop on-going client relationships.
As a manager, you will be part of client service and project teams across the company and will be expected to develop your managerial and leadership role within those teams - including working closely with other lines of service such as corporate finance, transaction services and assurance such that we can deliver a seamless service to our clients. You will need to be proactively involved in the financial management of the relationship, ensuring work is delivered on time and within budget, contribute to the development of personal and team knowledge, build your own network of contacts through regular attendance at internal and external meetings, keep up-to-date with proposed and actual changes in law and in the firm's products and services and keeping up-to-date with local and national business and economic issues that might potentially impact on your clients and /or their industry.
The Scottish Indirect Tax team offers the opportunity to work on a challenging and varied client portfolio. Your role will be primarily VAT but you will be given the opportunity to work closely with specialists in particular areas, including:- Customs and International Trade; Financial Services; Tax Reporting and Strategy (including compliance); Real Estate tax; Transactions support; International tax planning; The successful candidate will have strong technical skills in Indirect Tax with the ability to provide a commercial tax service to our clients and to lead teams of highly motivated people.
Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.