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Senior Corporate Tax Adviser

Job Purpose

The purpose of this role is to take responsibility for a portfolio of clients and provide an all-encompassing tax offering to our clients, including complex advisory work.


Main Duties

Client Work

  • Handle a complex client portfolio with limited day to day supervision
  • Manage/oversee all aspects relating to preparation of complex corporation tax computations and returns
  • Providing complex advisory services as required with adequate support, including but not limited to:-
    • R&D,
    • Patent Box,
    • Transfer Pricing,
    • Restructuring,
    • Share Schemes
  • Specialist in certain areas of complex taxation
  • Review of tax accounting disclosures in company accounts (if applicable)
  • Tax audit review work/due diligence work as required (if applicable)
  • Assisting others in the tax team and the wider firm with any tax queries
  • Developing client relationships to become the first point of contact for client queries
  • Meeting new clients and helping to grow the tax services offered by Wilkins Kennedy
  • Review topical tax matters and advise to appropriate clients
  • Technical writing
  • Internal technical presentations
  • Deal with one off projects as they arise with adequate support
  • Ensuring good working capital management to include billing, Work In Progress and recoverability of debts


Personal Development

  • Attendance at in house meetings and external courses
  • Regular reading of tax journals
  • Develop strong client relationships
  • Develop marketing skills
  • Attend local networking events


Skills and Experience

  • An all-round tax background encompassing corporate
  • An ability to manage a complex portfolio effectively and meet client expectations
  • Team player able to develop good relationships with clients and within the firm
  • Ability to manage workload and time effectively
  • Self-motivation and positive attitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective problem solver
  • Ability to use initiative to assist clients without direct support
  • Ability to review (and complete where necessary) complex corporate and/or personal tax returns
  • Ability to cope with pressure of meeting regular tight regulatory and other deadlines
  • Ability to prepare (and review where necessary) complex advisory work
  • Experience of attending, contributing to and leading client meetings


To be considered for this role, please apply directly here.

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