Royalties Auditor (Chinese Speaker)

The Firm

HW Fisher & Company is a top 25 UK chartered accountancy firm. We are a commercially astute organisation with a personal, partner-led service aimed at entrepreneurial small and medium enterprises (SMEs), large corporates and high-net worth individuals.

Our clients come from many different backgrounds and are active in all branches of commerce and industry. Our reputation is grounded in quality, delivering premium advisory services efficiently and cost-effectively.

Founded in 1933, the practice comprises 32 partners and approximately 310 staff supplying a range of services spanning audit, corporate taxation, private client services, VAT, business recovery and forensic accounting, together with a range of sector groups offering specialist industry knowledge.

The Department

The Private Client department comprises 30 specialist staff and is headed by 5 Partners and 4 Principals.  The department deals with private clients and trusts.

The role and responsibilities of the Assistant Manager will be to look after the day to day running of a portfolio of clients, and assist with advisory work deriving from that portfolio. They will be expected to support on ad-hoc projects and advice as necessary.

They will report to established Managers, Principals and directly to the Partners.

The portfolio of clients will include a mix of high profile individuals, professional persons, partnerships, entrepreneurs, and a burgeoning portfolio of non-UK domiciled clients.

The Department seeks a motivated and ambitious individual, ideally with some experience dealing with high net worth individuals and non-UK domiciled clients.

The successful candidate will be expected to show common sense and be quick to gain knowledge of the client’s affairs; to seek advice from managers before making decisions and feel equally confident communicating with clients, Partners, and colleagues.

This role will provide an interesting and varied portfolio and the opportunity to work with an enthusiastic, successful and motivated team.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate would be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 4 years’ personal tax experience preferably within a practice environment
  • Accurate work, displaying initiative with minimal supervision
  • A proactive attitude
  • Successful work as a team member
  • An ability to work under pressure and to be able to prioritise
  • Good communication skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word applications
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good general knowledge of income tax, capital allowances, employment taxes, capital gains tax and benefits, and non-doms.
  • A good knowledge of capital gains tax, treatment of foreign income, capital allowances, tqax credits, and inheritance tax.

The successful candidate must have experience of reviewing tax returns and handling a portfolio of clients, and they should also be commercially aware regarding billing and marketing.

The successful candidate should ideally be CTA qualified. We would also prefer the successful candidate to have some working knowledge of Digita software, although training will be provided if not.

The Tax Department use the full suite of Digita Tax software, MS Office, and MS Outlook.

The Role

  • Prepare tax returns for review by the Partner
  • Reviewing tax returns from more junior personnel
  • Interface between clients and partners
  • Assist with the training and supervision of more junior members of staff
  • Assist with the general private client issues and suggest tax planning opportunities for clients within their portfolio
  • Communication and correspondence with HMRC
  • Communication with and answering queries from clients

The Benefits

  • Salary: Competitive
  • Group Life Cover
  • 22 days holiday on commencement
  • Buying and Selling Holiday Scheme
  • PHI (Permanent Health Insurance)
  • Contributory Private Health Scheme
  • Non-Contributory Health Cash Plan
  • Season Ticket Loan (after qualifying period)
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle voucher scheme

To apply for this position please contact Michael Fraser at mfraser@hwfisher.co.uk.


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