Tax Assistant Manager - Private Client Group
My client has some of the best talent in the industry which is nurtured by excellent technical training and a supportive and collaborative environment. They are a tax specialist firm based in central London.
Top 50 accountancy firm based in London.
As an experienced primary (day-to-day) contact, Assistant Tax Managers are expected to ensure their clients receive a high level of service at all times, meeting and exceeding their expectations and understanding their needs in advance. They are required to manage their seniors' expectations and to assist with their juniors' development. They are expected to carry out complex US and/or UK tax return reviews, get involved in the billings process and manage WIPs effectively whilst handling a diverse, complex and large portfolio of clients.
Providing advice to clients, clarifying with more experienced staff when required and following up on queries promptly;
Tracking work and managing WIP to maintain ownership of clients and develop their working relationships;
Undertake increasingly complex reviews of US and/or UK tax compliance, although final sign off remains with a more senior member of staff.
Involvement with more complex consultancy and research projects;
Provide the link between managers and junior staff whilst ensuring clients receive an exceptional level of service;
They are responsible for the daily management of an allocated team, and should ensure work is planned and delegated appropriately in advance;
The job holder will be a qualified member of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) and qualified to practice US tax i.e. an Enrolled Agent (EA) or CPA. A CTA qualified individual is desirable but not compulsory.
They can work well under pressure.
They are well organised.
They can demonstrate they have gained tax experience and operated at a similar level within a practice;
Experience of providing a high standard of service to clients both face to face and over the telephone/email.
Experience of dealing with the full range of client tax requirements;
Experienced in preparing and reviewing increasingly complex US and/or UK tax returns.
Competitive package and salary