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Our Central Corporate Tax team is looking for an Assistant Manager to join our growing team and facilitate the continued growth of the international tax practice across the region. You will develop strong relationships with clients and across the firm and contribute to complex cross border tax assignments.
The team helps clients to navigate the increasingly complex tax landscape by providing tailored solutions to manage risks today and stay ahead of future changes. The team works to provide domestic and global advice for strategic decisions to ensure that tax obligations are monitored and managed.
The role of Assistant Manager presents solutions to increasingly complex technical issues, demonstrates sufficient technical knowledge in own service area to develop solutions to complex technical issues and manages demanding assignments on a day to day basis.
Let’s talk about the job
If you enjoy working on a wide-reaching range of projects that will help businesses and communities flourish, you’ll fit right in. Here are some things you can expect from this International Tax Assistant Manager role.
The minimum criteria
You’ll be a qualified chartered accountant or tax advisor (or both) (ACA, CA, CTA or ADIT or equivalent).
You’ll have at least 3 years’ experience working in a corporate / international tax team, in practice or in industry.
Skills to set you apart
Here are a few more skills we are looking for. Don’t worry if you don’t tick every box. It’s important for us to support you in your role and help you to develop along the way.
You’ll possess working knowledge of UK corporate tax legislation
You’ll have reviewed work and supervised staff in a tax environment
You'll have gained experience working within a professional services environment
You’ll have experience of managing a large portfolio of tax clients
You’ll have demonstrable Business Development experience
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Agility: The world moves quickly. To keep up, we stay flexible – changing approaches, changing projects, working offline, online, together and alone to get things done.
Respect: A given, of course: we value each other and our clients. We listen, we understand, we care.
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