Tax Advisory Manager

Contract: Full Time
Location: Ipswich / Colchester
Salary: Competitive

Are you looking to join an innovative and fast-moving regional firm? Scrutton Bland is a leading provider of accountancy, tax and financial services advice to both businesses and private clients, with offices across the East of England. Through its membership of Nexia International, Scrutton Bland also provides tax and accountancy advice to individuals and businesses with assets and business operations overseas.
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, positive, commercially focused Tax Advisory Manager to join our Tax Team in Ipswich and Colchester.  Our Tax Team has experienced significant fee growth in the last 2 years and is led by Jason Fayers, a former HM Inspector of Taxes, and Gavin Birchall, a tax lawyer who specialises in property and transactional taxes.
The type of work undertaken by the Team includes providing tax advisory support on corporate and property transactions, advising on business restructures, tax enquiry work,  and providing specific tax advice on a range of matters to our corporate clients and High Net Worth individuals.
As a recognised and respected regional firm, we have ambitious plans for further growth and this is an exciting time to join a business which has a commitment to progression and staff development. 
The Role:
You will develop relationships with our business clients, thinking creatively to offer and provide wide ranging tax solutions and advice. You will work closely with the Tax Partners in helping to deliver complex tax advice for their clients.  You will provide tax advice to both new and existing clients and work independently to meet their technical requirements.
You will have the gravitas and expertise to act as consultant to the wider Scrutton Bland Group in all areas of taxation as required. You will also have the opportunity to mentor and support junior staff in their work.
You will:
  • Have a detailed knowledge of at least 2 of the following taxes (Corporation Tax, Stamp Duty Land Tax, Capital Gains Tax, Inheritance Tax and VAT)
  • Have strong experience in business tax consultancy
  • Enjoy being client facing
  • Have good organisational skills
  • Have the ability to work independently
  • Be able to provide clear and concise written advice
  • Demonstrate good report writing skills
  • ACCA/ICAEW/ATT/CTA qualified
  • Ideally have your own transport
Ideally you will have experience of:
  • Business Tax Consultancy
  • Ability to look at the ‘bigger picture’ for clients
And in return? As well as joining a team of experts in a leading financial services provider, you will have a competitive salary and be enrolled into our Employee Benefits scheme, giving you access to a range of free benefits and as well as a number of voluntary options.  We offer plenty of support for training too, with assistance in studying for professional qualifications.  You will be joining a very successful independent, regional firm with 100 years of experience serving valued clients within our industry, and in giving back to our local communities through our commitments to social responsibility. There are also plenty of activities to be involved in throughout the year. 

Sounds interesting? Please send a copy of your CV and cover letter to our Careers Team.