Senior Tax Manager/Tax Manager

Job Title: Senior Tax Manager/Tax Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Competitive Salary (based on skills and experience) + discretionary bonus
Reference: STM
Contact Name: Andrea Aimar
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 11, 2019 16:35

Job Description

The candidate will provide Advisory and Compliance services to a wide range of Private Clients and Families.

The primary responsibility will be to supervise, review and deliver the work of the Tax Department of ACT London.

Commercially driven and technically sound, this is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Tax professional to step up to leading an entire department.

The key objectives of the role are:

  • 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
  • Keep the Partner informed about, any new business opportunities arising on existing and new clients
  • Liaise with HMRC
  • 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 Partners, 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
  • Actively participate in the management of the Group through Partner/Manager meetings and by attendance at social functions
  • Support the network in the development of the Tax Advisory services
  • 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
  • Must be able to recognise business development opportunities and inform and work with the Partners and the clients to develop these when they arise
  • Participate in bids/proposals for new work
  • Counsel, appraise, develop and motivate staff as appropriate


Knowledge, skills & qualifications

Essential/Desirable (E/D)

  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working in UK/international tax department (E)
  • ACA/CTA qualified (E)
  • Strong organization skills (E)
  • Second European language (D)


  • Experience of providing domestic tax advise and managing the domestic tax compliance requirements and/or corporate/individual
  • Ability to interact professionally with clients, to prioritise workload and be self-sufficient
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • A willingness to learn and develop technical knowledge
  • Positive and professional attitude towards work