Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Glasgow

Accountancy Practice - Finance Specialist (Tax, VAT, Compliance)
Ref: 2846 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Sep 2019
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A leading, independent accountancy practice based in central Glasgow currently requires an experienced Corporate Tax professional to join the team at Assistant Manager level

The Company:

This is a dynamic and forward thinking accountancy practice with expertise in a range of specialist areas including audit, tax compliance and advisory, business services and accounts and corporate finance.

The role: 

The role will primarily be a compliance focused but with the opportunity of increased involvement in planning and advisory work.

On offer:

A competitive remuneration package, a varied and interesting workload, an excellent working environment and opportunities for future career progression

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and monitor corporation tax department workflow ensuring corporation tax payment advice is given and CT returns filed in a timely manner.
  • Review draft corporation tax computations prepared by Audit and accounts department.
  • Review of company accounts for tax provision purposes and recommendation of statutory taxation disclosures.
  • Preparation of complex / higher risk corporate tax computations for review by Tax Manager in support of tax provisions to be included in financial statements. 
  • Liaise with clients and audit/accounts staff on corporate tax matters.
  • Identify and advise on tax issues arising as part of the compliance process.
  • Identify tax planning opportunities.
  • Manage and develop junior members of staff.
  • Attend client meetings.

What's required:

  • Strong technical corporate tax knowledge and be able to answer technical queries from clients and colleagues.
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant practical corporation tax experience.
  • Experience of reviewing corporation tax computations and provisions.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written. 
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Be able to produce accurate work in a timely and cost effective manner.  Attention to detail.
  • Ability to proactively manage existing client relationships and to develop new relationships. 
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude. 
  • Ability to work to client and statutory deadlines.
  • Previous experience of Iris software useful but not essential
  • CA / CTA / ATT or equivalent is preferred.