Tax Manager / Assistant Manager

The role holder will manage a portfolio of corporate clients with complex tax affairs, ensuring both excellent client service and identification of further work opportunities.

Duties: 

  • Tax Managers have responsibility for running their allocated client list, ensuring clients receive a high level of service;
  • Ensure that work is planned and delegated in advance;
  • Take the lead in the billing processes and ensure deadlines are met; 
  • Work with the Credit Control team to secure prompt payment; 
  • Tax Managers are expected to carry out accurate and complex final reviews, ensuring risks are minimised and high standards are maintained;
  • Sign out completed tax returns as agreed with senior staff; 
  • Tax Managers should have sufficient knowledge of other areas of tax (such as personal, UK/US, trust and corporate tax) to be able to identify when to involve other experts within the company to identify appropriate departments to involve; 
  • Tax Managers should demonstrate continued development of their management skills, providing support and guidance to allocated junior staff members;
  • Ensure the technical, personal and administrative development of allocated staff and deal with personnel issues with guidance from HR;
  • Tax Managers are ultimately responsible for ensuring all compliance work meets expected standards – this includes minimising risk and ensuring an excellent level of client service is maintained; 
  • Ensure all clients receive an exceptional level of service: organising and prompting when necessary to meet all deadlines; 
  • Role model appropriate behaviours reflecting the Frank Hirth values as well as ensure all information shared with them is treated with the utmost confidentiality; and 
  • Work flexibly as part of the close team at Frank Hirth. This may mean assisting colleagues from time to time in support of the efficient operation of the practice.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of UK and/or US tax
  • An eye for detail and accuracy 
  • Good people management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly numerical and able to interpret accounts data 
  • Sound IT skills
  • EA and AAT Qualified
We need someone who can work with a variety of clients and internal colleagues both in the UK and US offices. Given the deadline nature of our business, someone who is organised and works well under pressure is essential.
 
We would consider a variety of working patterns although a minimum of 3 days a week. We have both corporate and private clients so please ensure your CV clearly states where your experience lies and the area you would like to focus on.

We offer a good range of benefits and we would love to discuss these with you at interview!