Corporate Tax Assistant Manager – RSM – Aberdeen


Job Description

About the firm

RSM is regarded as one of the most progressive and entrepreneurial professional services firms in the UK today. With around 3,650 partners and staff in the UK and access to over 51,000 people in over 120 countries across the RSM international network, we can meet our clients’ needs wherever in the world they operate and offer our staff brilliant and fulfilling careers. Indeed, we’re especially proud to be “2 star” accredited by Best Companies, achieving the rating of “outstanding organisation to work for”. We also placed second in the “Best Accountancy Firms” and have been named the UK’s 6th “Best Big Company”.

When you become part of our team, you’ll discover a culture celebrating individuality, fresh thinking, flexibility and collaboration, whilst not only embracing change but impacting it. We’re simply not a one-size-fits-all firm and work hard to create an environment where our people can make a difference – to themselves, their career, their teams, and to the success of RSM and our clients. As Ali Sapsford (our Head of Tax) states, “personality and fun are as big a part of our culture as is our passion for delivering a premium service to our clients… That sense of team is what attracts clients and staff alike to RSM, and it’s one of the things I love about RSM!”

About the department

Our National Corporate Tax Service Line works with clients across a broad range of business types and sectors, from owner-managed businesses and middle market organisations to large multinational groups. We manage their tax affairs on the compliance side whilst also acting as expert advisors when planning matters arise. The latter includes, but is not exclusive to, due diligence, transactions and restructuring, as well as innovation reliefs.

Corporate Tax Manager:

“The best thing about RSM is the culture and the people. I have felt so well supported since joining. In a short space of time I have progressed within the firm and have been regularly recognised for my contributions. Everyone is seen as an individual, not a number. You can choose your own pathway with RSM, and the senior people in the firm are genuinely invested in making it an excellent place to spend your career”.

About the role

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing tax team at an incredibly exciting part of our growth journey. As a consequence of a number of recent senior hires and client wins, we are looking to enhance our team further with the addition of a Tax Assistant Manager in Glasgow or Edinburgh, where you willcollaboratively work within RSM’s national and international network of taxprofessionals. This is a fantastic opportunity for an Assistant Manager who is looking for anenvironment where they will be able to accelerate their knowledge, skills anddevelopment in a creative, entrepreneurial and supportive team working withlots of fantastic clients along the way.

You will be an integral part of a high-performingtax compliance and advisory team which partners with OMBs and multi-nationalcorporate clients across a range of sectors, such as technology, manufacturing,leisure & tourism, retail, professional services and construction to namejust a few. The purpose of the role is to manage a portfolio, enduring theclients’ tax affairs comply with statutory requirements and supporting thedelivery of advisory projects.

Operating as a key part of the client service team for a variety of clients, involving regular liaison externally and working internally to plan and execute the delivery of work.

Delivering a high-quality corporation tax compliance service to your clients.

Addressing any queries or enquiries regarding tax filings or payments from HMRC.

Working closely with your colleagues to provide value adding, technically accurate, clear and concise tax advice covering a range of technical issues relevant to your clients’ business risks, challenges and opportunities. Such areas are likely to include: loss relief, tax relief on interest, transfer pricing, R&D tax relief, capital allowances, group reorganisations, shareholder reorganisations, international tax matters and acquisitions & disposals.

Assisting colleagues in other departments to help them provide a high-quality service to their clients and identify tax related risks and opportunities.

Maintaining a knowledge of the breadth of the firm’s capability as well as general business and economic factors relevant to our clients.

Interacting and building productive relationships with peers at other RSM International member firms.

Continually improving your skills, knowledge and capability for the benefit of our clients as well as your own development.

Providing coaching and guidance to junior members of the team in a confident manner.

Attending team meetings and training as required.

Always ensuring quality by adhering to the firm’s quality standards.

Carrying out any other duties within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job, the title of the role and its grading, as requested by the line manager or any Partner.

Minimum Qualifications

About the ideal candidate

ACA, CA and/or CTA qualified.

Background in an Accountancy Practice with good knowledge of corporate tax.

Proven experience in client handling and managing a busy portfolio.

Excellent communication and organisation skills.

Experience of using specialist tax software is advantageous.
Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the role.As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed andwill be subject to amendment in consultation with the individual.

About the Service Line Head

James Morris, Corporate Tax Partner:

“I joined RSM in 2014as a Tax Director. From the guidance and training I received in my own careerdevelopment to the huge opportunities to help others in their development, Icould not ask for a more supportive place to work. The people work as ateam and towards a common goal.

RSM is an exciting place to work too; the workis challenging and interesting, and the ability to shape the firm is there foreveryone. I am proud to leadRSM’s Corporate Tax Practice and to support the RSM team as it continues togrow. I’ve personally benefitted from the opportunities at RSM and look forwardto supporting others as they also build their careers in our business.”

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