Real Estate Tax Manager

Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: London
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 910655
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Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting a well-regarded accountancy based business, with offices located all over the UK.

They are looking to add a Real Estate Tax Manager to their team in London.

The tax team is busy, driven and diverse, they service clients across the country and around the world, by providing expertise in many different specialist areas of tax. They also collaborate across the business to deliver wider business solutions, from meeting clients’ evolving business needs to manage changes to legislation. There are always fresh challenges to face in the Tax team.

If you’re after a career that will keep you on your toes, they will give you the autonomy to drive your career forward.

Role:

  • This role will provide Tax compliance and advisory services to a wide range of clients.
  • Your primary responsibility will be to deal with all matters relating to the management of a portfolio of clients.
  • You will also provide assistance to Director/Principals/Partners in both client work and in the management of the group and on occasions the practice.
  • You will be involved in special assignments on an ad hoc basis.
  • A key part of the role requires the individual to actively seek, and keep the Partner informed about, any new business opportunities arising on existing and new clients.

Responsibilities:

  • To act as a key point of contact within the firm for the client, together with the Partner. This will involve responding quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided, and maintaining regular contact with clients.
  • There will be an expectation that you will take full responsibility for project delivery on their portfolio.
  • Manage a portfolio of clients including control of billings and cash collection within the firm's criteria.
  • Review of work prepared by more junior members of staff.
  • Liaise with HMRC.
  • To ensure assignments are completed within agreed budgets and keep client/Partner/Principle informed of overruns and plan staff assignments in order to give an appropriate spread of experience.
  • Ensure that the firm’s quality control procedures are adhered to including second partner review.
  • Identify risk and technical matters, as well as selling opportunities, to the Partner/Principle/ Senior Manager, whilst exercising judgement within agreed parameters.
  • Must provide overall support to Partners on client matters and assist Partners in the management of the group, this will include support at times for the recruitment and management of staff.
  • Will work as part of the management team with other Tax managers within the business group, and provide support to the rest of the Tax team.
  • Actively participate in the management of the group through Partner/Manager meetings and by attendance at social functions.
  • Training must be provided to more junior staff both on the job and through monitoring exam and on the job performance, whilst consistently providing feedback.
  • Counsel, appraise, develop and motivate staff as appropriate.
  • Must be able to recognise business development opportunities and inform and work with the Partner and the client to develop these when they arise.
  • Participate in bids/proposals for new work.
  • Develop contact with clients at senior level and maintain contact with other levels as appropriate to ensure the firm has the confidence of the client.
  • Act as a liaison between the client and other specialist service groups within the business.
  • Contribute centrally by lecturing on internal courses.
  • To work on own initiative.
  • Consult with colleagues and Partners on technical and risk matters.

Requirements:

  • Educated to degree level, and/or CTA and/or ACA qualified or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable post qualified experience.
  • Guide and supervise less experienced colleagues.
  • Support, train, mentor and advise others in own area.
  • Challenge current practice – driving improvements and championing change.
  • Take personal responsibility for your own decisions and actions and those of others.
  • Lead projects of limited scale or complexity.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a people-centred and client-focused business, offering further development and training on both a personal and professional level.

Contact Bridie James to talk about this role on 01376 517079