Corporate Tax Manager / Associate Director - Public and Third Sector

  • London
  • Rsm
About the roleJoining an impressive national Public and Third Sector tax specialist team, you will support the Partners and Directors in delivering the above growth plans. The successfulcandidate will have opportunities to provide a wide range of advice to clients(including some household names) across the UK and across the Public and ThirdSector spectrum. You will work in an environment where you will have a highdegree of autonomy, but with support to help develop your knowledge andskills, and with it your career. Operating as an integral part of a national, high performing corporation tax compliance and advisory team that supports and advises a range of public and third sector organisations. If, alongside this, you would also wish to maintain a portfolio of privately owned, commercial corporate clients then that can be arranged.On a day-to-day basis, 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 from HMRC.In addition, 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 client’s business risks, challenges and opportunities. Such areas are likely to include: tax risks to charities (eg non-primary purpose trading, overages), Gift Aid, corporate structures, qualifying investments/loans, the use of creative sector tax reliefs, tax governance, property acquisitions, developments and disposals.Liaising daily with a variety of clients, with regular dialogue with key members of the client’s team in order to plan and execute the delivery of our services.Building your external network and profile through, for example, social media, events hosted by the Charity Finance Group and National Housing Federation, and participation in RSM webinars and seminars.Developing your network and profile within RSM, to maintain an understanding of the breadth of the firm’s capability and general business and economic factors relevant to our clients, and securing internal referrals from other service lines.Working in collaboration with the Partners and Directors in tax and other service lines to go out to market and support business development activities. This is likely to involve assistance with the preparation of proposal documents, and participation in pitches and presentations.Displaying a mindset of ensuring continual improvement in our skills, knowledge and capability for the benefit of our colleagues and our clients, as part of your own development and providing coaching and guidance to junior members of the team.About the ideal candidateYou will have solid corporate client advisory experience, effective team leadership and an interest and/or aptitude in business development. Opportunities for progression are open for the right candidate with excellent support for training and development all the way to Partner level.ACA qualified (orequivalent). CTA qualified preferred, or proven tax advisory experience.Experience of working in, and a demonstratable passion for working with, clients in the public and third sector.Experience of a client or customer facing role.Proven experience in client handling and managing a busy portfolio.Interest in building client relationships in order to generate fee-paying work.Experience of operating, or an exhibited ability to operate, at a Tax Tanager or Associate Director level within a busy professional practice.Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the role. As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and will be subject to amendment in consultation with the individual.About the Service Line HeadJames Morris, Corporate Tax Partner: “I joined RSM in 2014 as a Tax Director. From the guidance and training I received in my own career development to the huge opportunities to help others in their development, I could not ask for a more supportive place to work. The people work as a team and towards a common goal. RSM is an exciting place to work too; the work is challenging and interesting, and the ability to shape the firm is there for everyone. I am proud to lead RSM’s Corporate Tax Practice and to support the RSM team as it continues to grow. I’ve personally benefitted from the opportunities at RSM and look forward to supporting others as they also build their careers in our business.”#LI-DM1