ax Manager ATT / CTA qualified (12 month FTC)
We have an exciting opportunity for a Tax Manager CTA and/or ATT qualified to join our busy Exeter team. The Tax Manager will be responsible for supporting and leading the team in the provision of personal tax compliance for clients.
•Responsible for the annual compliance cycle on a portfolio of high net worth UK resident and non-UK resident individuals, our internal partner group, trusts and estates.
•Preparation of annual self-assessment tax returns, calculation of tax liabilities, dealing with all associated correspondence and oversee the submission of tax returns to HMRC.
•Responsible for the tax compliance required to support our Probate team, including the preparation of all necessary tax returns and computations for the period to the date of death and periods of administration.
•Ensure the confidentiality and security of all firm and client documentation and/or information.
•Ensure client and matter records are made and maintained in line with the firm's procedures.
•Liaise directly with clients to ensure they remain up-to-date on any changes in tax legislation and the on-going status of their tax returns.
•Maintain regular contact with the client and keep them informed at all times.
•Deal promptly with all client enquiries and correspondence.
•Adhere to the Solicitor's Regulation Authority (SRA) Client Care directive and ensure the client care documentation is issued at the relevant time.
•Ensure clients are aware of all legal services across the firm.
•Support the team leader in marketing and business development activities (e.g. researching and writing articles and presentations)
•Take an active role in helping to grow the tax compliance portfolio and revenue generated by the team.
•Develop, support and train junior and professional support staff effectively, encouraging them to produce high quality work at all times.
•Comply with the relevant training requirements of your professional body.
•Understand the obligations relating to client accounts and ensure that the
•preparation and service of bills complies with Solicitors Accounts Rules.
•Maintain time recording on client matters on a daily basis in accordance with the firm's procedures.
•CTA and/or ATT qualified.
•Experience in preparation of tax computations and returns for individuals, partnerships and trusts.
•Good understanding of tax regulations relevant to private clients
•Experience in training, developing and reviewing the work of junior / trainee staff
•Able to work independently and demonstrate initiative in delivering an excellent service to clients
•Experience of electronic tax packages (CCH preferable)
•Proficient in Microsoft Office 2010, specifically Excel, Word and Outlook.
•Familiarity with probate tax compliance.
•Experience of international tax issues e.g. residence and domicile.
•Efficient, organised and professional
•Enthusiastic, pro-active and personable - a team player
•Able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•Calm and efficient under pressure, with the ability to respond to client enquiries promptly, accurately and efficiently.
•Confident, professional and team-orientated in approach.
This is a great opportunity to join a progressive firm and a friendly team. We are able to consider full and part time (4 days per week) working patterns.
At Michelmores we put our clients at the heart of everything we do. We advise clients on a broad range of legal matters across the UK and internationally. With offices in Exeter, London and Bristol we are well placed to work with a diverse range of clients, with a specific focus on Finance and Investment, Private Wealth and Real Estate. We also have strong sector support for Technology and Innovation, Energy, Manufacturing and Public Sector work.
This is a great opportunity to join a progressive and forward thinking Firm where clients recommend us because of the quality of our people and the depth of experience across the whole team. This position offers the opportunity for cross-office working in an agile environment.
Michelmores LLP is an Equal Opportunities Employer