Private Client Tax Manager

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 28 partners and approximately 310 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 30 specialist staff and is headed by 4 Partners and 4 Principals.

The Role:

We require a Manager to join our Private Client Tax team.

Reporting to the Principals and Partners, the Manager will have their own interesting and varied portfolio of clients including a mix of high profile individuals, professional persons, partnerships, entrepreneurs, and non-UK domiciled clients.  The Manager will have the opportunity to work with an enthusiastic, successful and motivated team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

The duties and responsibilities of the role will be to look after the day to day running of a portfolio of clients. Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering technical advice, seeking opinions from Principals and Partners where necessary
  • Supporting Partners and Principals in delivering complex advisory work to clients
  • Billing clients
  • Monitoring junior staff, providing feedback and answering queries where necessary
  • Identifying business development and cross-selling opportunities
  • Co-ordinating the compliance process for clients
  • Attending manager meetings and assisting with ideas for implementation in the department
  • Other ad hoc duties in line with the role

The Candidate:

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 6 years’ personal tax experience within a practice environment
  • A proactive attitude
  • The ability to work in a team
  • The ability to work under pressure and prioritise where necessary
  • Good communication and organisational skills
  • Experience of dealing with non-doms and HNWIs
  • Strong Microsoft Office experience

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

The Benefits:

  • Salary: Dependent on experience
  • Group Life Cover
  • 25 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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