Associate Director

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Basingstoke
Salary
60000.00 - 65000.00 GBP Annual + GBP60000 - GBP65000/annum
Posted
03 Jul 2017
Closes
31 Jul 2017
Category
Accounting
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Associate Director to make a significant contribution to the overall future development and success of the corporate tax offering of the firm by providing technical support and driving excellent client service on existing corporate clients.

In addition, to support the partners by taking an active role in business development, including international network referrals and targeting larger corporates, as well as being involved in proposals and other networking and client care events. To be a role model for the team and take an active interest in their professional development.

Responsibilities:

* To identify and advise on tax planning opportunities and to undertake specialist technical assignments as required.
* To maintain an advanced level of technical knowledge through appropriate reading and courses, and to fulfil professional bodies' CPD requirements.
* To ensure that the clients' tax affairs comply with statutory requirements, and manage work efficiently and proactively.
* To manage the assignment in accordance with the firm's standard procedures and confirm arrangements with the client, including likely costs and billing arrangements. Ensuring the work meets targeted recovery, and to bill clients on a timely basis.
* To ensure tax quality at all times by adhering to the Firm's quality standards.
* To brief junior staff on the client's business and the pre-assignment instructions, to supervise and control the completion of work, and to undertake 'on the job' training and appraisals where necessary.
* To liaise with the client throughout the year and to practise the principles of excellent client service at all times.
* To ensure that appropriate liaison takes place with all other departments, and that all potential client needs are identified and serviced accordingly.
* To research and prepare proposals for new work, and to take part in formal presentations to prospective clients.
* To take an active involvement in client seminars, and to effectively follow up contact made.
* Be a line manager for staff, including taking an active role in their development.

Requirements:

* Very good standard of education
* Appropriate professional qualification CTA, ACA, ACCA
* Significant previous experience operating at Manager or a similar role is required, or can demonstrate the skill set required to undertake the role.
* Proven experience in proactive client handling and project management
* Proven experience in producing high quality, technically accurate work within budget.
* International tax experience desirable.

Our client is offering a salary in the region of GBP60,000 - GBP65,000 per annum + Benefits, with flexibility for the right candidate. Core hours are 9am - 5:30pm.

Please apply online to be considered