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Private Client Sports Senior

The Firm:

HW Fisher 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 27 partners and approximately 280 staff supplying a range of services spanning audit, corporate taxation, private client services, VAT and forensic accounting, together with a range of sector groups offering specialist industry knowledge.

The Department:

The Private Client department comprises 20 specialist staff and is headed by 4 Partners and 4 Principals.

The Role:

We require a qualified ATT/part-qualified CTA to join the fast growing Sports Department of our Private Client Tax team as a Senior.

Reporting to a Principal, the Senior will be in charge of a portfolio of clients in the Sports, Media and Entertainment. They will be expected to support on projects and ad-hoc advice where necessary.

Duties & Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing tax returns for review
  • Interfacing between clients and the Principal
  • Assisting with general private client issues and suggesting tax planning opportunities for clients within their portfolio
  • Communicating and corresponding with HMRC
  • Assisting with HMRC investigations
  • Communicating with and answering queries from clients
  • Assisting with the training and supervision of more junior members of staff
  • Other ad-hoc duties in line with the role

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ personal tax experience with experience in the Sport Industry
  • 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 software
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good general knowledge of income tax, capital allowances, employment taxes, capital gains tax and benefits, and non-doms
  • A basic knowledge of tax treatment of agent fees, image rights companies and property investment companies

The successful candidate will already be ATT qualified, as well as being a part-qualified CTA. We would be willing to support any remaining CTA papers after successful completion of a probationary period. We would also prefer the successful candidate to have some working knowledge of Digita software, although training will be provided if not.

The Benefits:

  • Salary: Dependent on experience
  • Group Life Cover
  • 22 days holiday on commencement
  • Buying and Selling Holiday Scheme
  • Flexi-time
  • 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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