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Expatriate Tax Senior Manager




£85,000 to £95,000



Expatriate Tax Senior Manager (clear path to Director & Partner) - great hybrid working (1-2 days per week in the London office)

About the role
I'm working exclusively with a leading mid-tier accountancy firm who are looking for a Global Mobility Tax Senior Manager to join their exciting and growing department. You will be required to drive the delivery of Global Mobility tax advisory work, including writing reports and leading discussions with prospective and existing clients. You will also be a key contributor to business development of the service line. There is a requirement to oversee a team of junior staff who are responsible for day-to-day delivery of Global Mobility and employment tax services across a diverse portfolio of individual clients.

This is a key role within the office, where you will be client facing and required to deal credibly and professionally with clients and other professional advisors. As such, excellent technical skills are crucial; equally crucial will be your ability to impart complex tax technical information to non-experts.

They are looking for someone to actively manage the delivery of the Global Mobility tax offering for the team, including making suggestions for improving internal processes and efficiencies, as well as be a key contributor to the business development of the team. This will include mentoring the team to develop their soft skills and providing technical training periodically.

Key responsibilities:
*Provide support to partners and directors in the effective running of the team and in winning new work
*Driving the delivery of technical advisory work.
*Dealing with one off advisory and compliance assignments.
*A key point of contact for the client.
*Dealing with a wide range of tax issues that result of globally mobile employees, as well as social security implications.
*Overseeing the UK tax return filling process for a broad variety of expat clients.
*Monitoring team progress against targets.
*Providing feedback and giving input into staff appraisals, as well as direct responsibility for appraising staff.
*Monitor progress and encourage the personal development of all team members.
*Ability to produce written work to a high standard.
*Make suggestions and implement changes in order to improve efficiency within the team.

Skills & expertise:
The candidate should have experience in advising on a wide range of tax issues which should ideally include the following areas:
Technical expertise:
*ATT/and, or CTA Qualified, or other professional qualification with demonstrable relevant experience.
*Advanced understanding of core expatriate tax and social security issues

*Confidently interacts with HMRC regarding complex issues on behalf of clients.
*Delivers advice confidently in transactional, litigious, or confrontational circumstances.
*Experience in Self-Assessment and preparation of tax computations.
*Demonstrable experience of report writing and ad hoc advisory work.
*Previous supervisory and management experience including reviewing the work of others.
*Planning for globally mobile employees
*Dealing with enquiries into all aspects of direct taxation including experience of settlement and penalty negotiation.
*Internation share scheme experience is desirable

Client experience:
*SME (although some multinational client experience is also desirable).
*Non-UK domiciled and non-resident clients

*Understands clients' attitudes to risk and ensures advice is communicated clearly, correctly and consistently.
*Recognises that tax advice is more than just technical analysis.

Business Building:
*Leads discussions with prospective and existing clients, pitches, proposals and presentations on tax issues.
*Keen to help the director and partner develop this services line
*Can evidence regular referral of non-tax work to other parts of the business.
*Maintains own target list and can evidence targeting actions, plans and results.
*Proactively approaches clients and contacts with ideas and possible opportunities.
*Shows commercial judgement in improving the firm's efficiency and profitability.

*Takes responsibility for WIP management and billing.
*Meets all internal and client deadlines.
*Determines and explains roles, sets out expectations and responsibilities, empowers and motivates team members to deliver.

Interpersonal Skills:
*Motivates and enthuses the team to follow the Firm's policies and procedures.
*Has trust and respect of junior staff. Offers support when needed.
*Excellent communication skills, both written, verbal and presentation.
*Ability to 'see the bigger picture' and acts in the interests of the Firm and the team.

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