Assistant Manager, Corporate Tax - London

Department: Corporate Tax

Location: London

Closing Date: 15 July 2024

Assistant Manager, Corporate Tax - London

About Crowe

Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 40,000 people in 150 countries and across 798 offices globally.

Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.

Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.

At Crowe, our aim is to create a community where regardless of gender, identity, sexuality, race, ethnicity, education or background, everyone is valued, can flourish and achieve their full potential.

Corporate Tax Assistant Manager, London

Our Corporate Tax team in central London are looking to appoint a new Assistant Manager. With the forecasted revenue growth and a clear resourcing plan to support this, there will be tangible opportunities for career advancement. What’s more, you’ll be joining a talented national tax team that were recently nominated for ‘Best Employer in Tax’ at the 2023 Tolley’s Taxation awards. There’s never been a better time to join our tax team.

This opportunity would suit a recently qualified (CTA or equivalent) candidate looking to take their tax career to the next level.

This role will provide professional support to the whole of the Corporate Tax department; assisting managers, directors & partners to manage the taxation relationship services for their portfolio of clients which will include OMBs, listed companies, multinational groups, and private equity backed businesses. The role includes managing corporate tax compliance and advisory matters on a broad range of clients in respect of their taxation affairs and any other company tax related requirements they may have.

Principal responsibilities

  • Accepting responsibility for a portfolio of clients and prioritising work as necessary
  • Acting as the primary contact for most clients throughout the tax cycle ensuring that tax matters are raised proactively and communicated to the client
  • Managing client and third-party relationships from initial set up meetings, liaising with other advisors, to ongoing service issues on allocated portfolio,
  • Preparing tax computations and returns, calculating tax liabilities and advising clients accordingly
  • Preparing deferred tax calculations, tax reconciliations and tax disclosure for inclusion within the statutory accounts.
  • Reviewing preparation of work by peers and more junior members of the team
  • Considering tax planning opportunities and identifying opportunities to increase the client base and develop cross departmental working opportunities.
  • Building relationships, and working closely with other departments such as audit and business solutions to deliver client work
  • Dealing with client queries in an efficient and timely manner
  • Working within an agreed fee, to set deadlines and assisting with monthly client billing
  • Supporting senior managers, directors and partners in advisory matters
  • Ad hoc tasks including technical research as and when required

The ideal individual

  • A relevant professional qualification (i.e. CTA, ACA or equivalent) coupled with excellent working knowledge and experience of corporate tax compliance and advisory work and tax planning projects
  • Some experience of managing a client portfolio highlighting proven soft skills including; monitoring and keeping to deadlines, building effective and meaningful client relationships, exemplary written and verbal communication skills, highly motivated and strong organisational and multi-tasking abilities.
  • Confident when dealing with clients’ day-to-day compliance affairs.
  • Competent in drafting tax disclosures for statutory accounts purposes.
  • A flair for understanding advisory work and anticipating client needs before they arise.
  • Good business awareness and an interest in getting involved in business development and promoting initiatives.
  • Experienced in reviewing work of more junior staff and providing on-the-job training, guidance, support and acting as a role model.
  • Experience in using relevant tax software such as Alphatax useful but not essential as training will be provided.
  • Demonstrate excellent writing, research and presentation skills (proficient in MS applications such as PowerPoint, Excel and Word).
  • Demonstrate a genuine passion for client service.
  • Display energy and enthusiasm and a focus on achieving results.
  • Be keen to further your own personal development and career goals.
  • Demonstrate personal commitment to work and team success; shows positive attitude and enthusiasm for work and takes initiative to improve process/situations when appropriate.
  • An ability to execute work efficiently, delivering excellent service and bringing the full breadth of Crowe’s capability to support our clients.

Why choose Crowe?

At Crowe we understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace.

Whether you’re working in statutory audit, corporate tax or you’re a marketing or HR specialist, we place our people at the centre of everything that we do; promoting a collaborative, inclusive and friendly culture while remaining passionate about supporting and developing our people as they build their careers. We listen to our people and adapt to their changing needs alongside the needs of our growing business. We invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.

We value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a difference by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.

At Crowe, you will find the specialist knowledge, the resources and the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career, with continued learning and development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits.

We want to create the best environment for our people to grow and thrive and recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment, which we would be happy to discuss with you further.

Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation, driving effectiveness in our teams and providing our clients with a quality service.

Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit which is supported by a clearly defined career pathway..

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