Corporate Tax SM / Director Aberdeen – Hays Plc – Aberdeen

Hays Plc

Your new company

You will be working for this leading CA firm who have a global presence and an excellent tax practice here in the UK. The firm offer a full range of accountancy services to clients across a broad range of sectors. As you would expect, here in Aberdeen, energy makes up a large part of the portfolio.

Your new role

You will work on a varied portfolio of clients and groups, some with complex tax affairs, ensuring both excellent client service and identification of further work opportunities. The role will include undertaking the more complex compliance work, reviewing work undertaken by junior team members and working on a variety of advisory projects. In addition, you will have the opportunity to assist senior staff by involvement in business development opportunities, proposals and networking events.

Being an integral part of a high performing tax compliance and advisory team that supports and advises a range of interesting, fast growing and entrepreneurial companies and their owners, as well as larger corporates and international clients who operate in a range of sectors such as technology, manufacturing, life sciences, charities and retail to name just a few.
Being a key part of the client service team for a variety of clients across these sectors and therefore you will quickly become a day to day contact for your clients, having regular dialogue with key members of the client’s team and working with the team to plan the delivery of work to clients.
With assistance, building your external network of peers (client and non-client) and maintaining an understanding of the breadth of the firm’s capability and general business and economic factors relevant to our clients.
Working closely with the partners and directors in the tax and other service lines to go out to market and supporting the business development activities in the region.
Demonstrating your knowledge and experience of the local ecosystem, and being part of a team passionate about the growth of our business and the economy of the Central Region.
Working closely with your colleagues to deliver a high-quality corporation tax compliance service to your clients and addressing any queries or enquiries regarding tax filings or payments from HMRC.
Providing value adding, technically accurate, clear and concise tax advice covering a range of technical issues relevant to your client’s business risks, challenges and opportunities. Such areas are likely to include: international expansion, transfer pricing, R&D tax relief, group & shareholder reorganisations, loss relief, tax treatment of interest, capital allowances and tax aspects of acquisitions & disposals.
Liaising regularly with colleagues in other departments to assist them in providing a high quality service to their clients and identifying tax related risks and opportunities for their clients.
Embracing the mindset of continual improvement in your skills, knowledge and capability for the benefit of our clients, and as part of your own development as well as others, providing coaching and guidance to junior members of the team.

What you’ll need to succeed

You will have solid corporate tax advisory experience, effective team leadership and business development skills. You will be CA qualified (or equivalent), CTA qualified preferred, or proven tax advisory experience, have experience of a client or customer facing role, have a proven experience in client handling and managing a busy portfolio, proven experience of, and interest in, business development and converting relationships into fee paying work and significant previous experience operating at Manager or a similar role is required or can demonstrate the skill set required to undertake an Associate Director role.

What you’ll get in return

Along with a competitive salary you will also receive great benefits. The firm offers a flexible / agile working policy and you will operate with a degree of autonomy. You will also have the opportunity to work with interesting clients and achieve good levels of career development.

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