Accountant - Contentious Tax Risk and Investigations
We are looking for an Accountant to join our Private Client Tax and
Investigations Group. The work of the group involves advising clients
in relation to:
general Private Client Tax Matters
advice to non UK domiciliaries
provide support on corporate tax matters
HMRC enquiries and tax investigations
Code of Practice 8 and 9 and criminal investigations
large tax disputes
offshore tax matters
corporate tax structuring and re-structuring
The role will include:
drafting and completing disclosure reports for HMRC and for clients;
undertaking detailed tax analysis;
meeting HMRC and client deadlines;
preparing detailed analysis of tax planning and business
structures to assist the team in identifying risks/opportunities;
assisting the team with detailed tax forensic work;
analysing and interpreting complex financial statements and
assisting other groups across the firm as required.
The successful candidate will have recently completed a relevant
accounting qualification (ACCA or ACA) and be CTA qualified or have
the desire to undertake their CTA exams in the future.
They will have excellent academic qualifications and have received
good quality training and experience to date and have experience of
working in a tax team, filing tax returns, etc. (corporate or personal).
The successful candidate must:
be a self-starter with a strong work ethic;
have an organised but flexible approach to their work;
be able to work well under pressure;
have a strong interest in forensic accounting;
be able to think and act independently but know when to ask for
help and take instruction;
be confident, sociable and self-motivated with common sense; and
welcome direct exposure to clients.
They will also be expected to take an active interest and role in
marketing and business development both for the group and across the firm.