Manager (Corporate Tax) - Bristol
Job title: Manager (Corporate Tax)
Job Type: Permanent
We are looking for a manager with recent corporate tax experience to join our Bristol office.
We are looking for a manager with recent corporate tax experience to join our fast-growing and dynamic Bristol office to provide direct support to the partners by managing the corporate tax affairs of an existing portfolio of primarily owner-managed business clients.
The mix of work will be varied as the client base is across a full range of business sectors, including property, innovation, farming, financial services, sport & entertainment and not for profit.
In addition to the annual corporate tax compliance work, tax planning and advisory projects will arise as a matter of course across this diverse portfolio of clients. These will include areas such as group tax planning, property transactions, capital allowances, R&D tax credits, s455 tax and cross border transactions. The successful applicant will also work closely with the Director on stand-alone tax advisory projects, including structuring acquisitions and disposals, share based incentives, transaction support and due diligence. Tax accounting will also be an essential part of the role.
The role would also include responsibility for the supervision/review of work undertaken by the junior members within the team, including some staff responsibilities and work planning. The individual will in most cases report directly to the head of the corporate tax team and/or the client partner.
Ongoing training will be provided, with the opportunity for the individual to attend the firm’s annual tax conference and to attend both internal and external training sessions.
The role provides a good range of work for someone with a solid corporate tax background.
The ideal candidate will be pro-active and resilient. They will require recent practical experience in running a corporate tax portfolio and have a detailed up to date working knowledge of corporate taxation issues.
Experience of organising the delivery of tax work, problem solving and the ability to use their own initiative is essential. In addition, they should possess the confidence and professionalism to establish credibility at all levels, be commercially minded and have a clear perception of client requirements.
Previous experience of using computerised accounts and tax packages is useful. The firm uses Alphatax.
Applicants should be preferably CTA and/or ACA qualified.
1. Ability to work in a flexible way in respect of works required outside of normal working hours.
2. Ability to cover out of hours.
3. Ability to travel to the Firms’ offices when required.
The corporation tax team
The corporation tax team consists of a Director, a Senior Manager, two Assistant Managers, two Seniors, an Assistant and two Trainees.
We offer a dynamic and varied workload.
Agile working and flexibility.
Potential to progress within the organisation.
Market rate annual salary, depending upon experience.
Group Personal Pension Scheme: under the requirements of pension auto-enrolment you will be automatically enrolled into the Group Personal Pension scheme (4% employer contribution, 4% employee contribution) from your date of joining.
Life assurance cover of three times salary, which you may increase to four times salary under the SeleCt flexible benefits programme.
Twenty-five days annual leave. In addition, under the SeleCt flexible benefits programme, employees are entitled to buy or sell up to five days holiday a year, subject to partner approval.
Eligibility for manager’s bonus scheme.
Company car on a salary sacrifice basis.
Eligibility for the firm’s private medical insurance scheme upon completion of probationary period.
Eligibility for the firm’s Profit Sharing Plan that runs from October to September each year. The scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm.
Interest free season ticket loan on completion of probationary period.
Salary review annually in October.
Six-month probationary period.
Access to many other benefits with preferential rates under the SeleCt flexible benefits programme, which include; health screening/GP support, critical illness cover, Denplan, Computing Scheme.