Corporate Tax Senior

Recruiter
Grant Thornton
Location
Birmingham
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description Summary:

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At Grant Thornton we're driven by a purpose of building a vibrant economy, based on trust and integrity in markets, dynamic businesses, and communities where businesses and people thrive. We’ve created our own unique culture - one that offers the opportunities of a major organisation in a personal, close-knit environment and that's built around shared enterprise.

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Job Description:

A global spotlight is shining on tax like never before. More than ever, our clients need to have assurance that they are paying the right amount of tax while ensuring their stakeholders have a positive perception of their business. In a world of increasingly complex tax legislation, we make sure our clients know how the rules affect their business.

Responsibilities


• Builds an understanding of the potential for selling into clients and seeks to participate in business development opportunity.
• Develops an internal network within the tax department and other service lines.
• Builds good rapport with the client, with a clear understanding of client expectations and achieving high levels of client service.
• Provides general support to clients in the provision of tax advice.
• Regularly attends meetings; when appropriate, answering client queries. Takes minutes and proactively encourages the partner/manager to follow up on agreed actions.
• Provides general support to clients in the provision of tax advice.
• Prepares tax returns and computations in conjunction with agreed timescales; ensures the efficient and risk managed delivery of compliance.
• Prepares and files ruling requests on behalf of the client.
• Supports managers on tax planning and other ad hoc projects.
• Can produce a well supported piece of technical research.
• Assists with the production of tax reports and reviewing documents.
• Acts as a point of contact on specific projects for any queries from the business.
• Has an awareness of the firm's risk management procedure and adheres to this.
• Mitigates risks by involvement of senior people and ensures appropriate advice is sought.
• Takes steps to minimise professional risk, including the appropriate documentation of services provided.
• Demonstrates sufficient technical knowledge to undertake relevant area of work.
• Seeks solutions to technical issues and demonstrates a willingness to understand and recognise the breadth of possible technical issues.
• Is an approachable and respected member of the team who takes a proactive interest in the team's performance and wellbeing.
• Inputs to all performance reviews on assignments for junior team members, and also completes self job and performance reviews including biannual reviews on a timely basis.
• Monitors own time incurred and undertakes analysis as directed.
• Manages work in progress to ensure recoverability targets can be met.
• Monitors invoices raised and cash collected in a timely manner to ensure aged debtors do not escalate.
• Meets own financial targets set.

Who we're looking for:

You'll have a genuine interest in our clients. We want to provide a distinctive service and

unlock potential for growth in dynamic organisations.

You'll know that what you do matters. As an organisation we want to be known for how we

do business, not simply what we do. So, we need people who know that every act matters

from the simple things to the insights we bring to clients.

You'll seize opportunities. We want to adapt quickly and wisely to changing conditions to

optimise growth for both our clients and ourselves.

You'll apply critical reasoning to bring clarity and insight. We do it by asking great questions,

listening and drawing on our collective knowledge and experience to really help others grow.

Education, experience and qualifications

  • you'll be professionally qualified or nearly qualified (ACA, CTA)
  • you'll have experience working in a corporate tax function

About Birmingham

Grant Thornton Birmingham comprises approximately 25 Partners and Directors and 350 staff. We have a fantastic team culture within the office and everyone is actively encouraged to provide their views and ideas to ensure the continued success of the office. The team at Birmingham can participate in an active social club and charity events, agile working, discounts at local shops, on-site treatment rooms and free to use gym.

We expect every member of staff to be able to interact well with clients and build relationships so we are truly seen as a trusted advisor.