Tax Manager

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 business and private clients, with offices across East Anglia. In addition to the usual accountancy services, our teams of experienced specialists also provide insurance, employee benefits and independent financial planning advice.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, creative, positive and professional Tax Manager to join our Ipswich Tax Department. 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 owner-managed business clients and high net worth individuals, thinking creatively to offer and provide wide ranging tax solutions and advice. You will also manage and develop our client portfolio, pro-actively contributing to the acquisition of new clients and new areas of work, and in particular seeking opportunities to provide joined up tax and financial planning advice in conjunction with our Independent Financial Advisers. There will also be opportunities to manage junior Tax staff and assist them in preparing personal tax returns and associated compliance forms ready for client signature and approval, including reviewing their work prior to the issue to the client. You will act as consultant to the wider Scrutton Bland Group in all areas of taxation as required.

You will:
  • Have good understanding of Income Tax, Capital Gains Tax and Inheritance Tax
  • Enjoy being client facing
  • Have excellent organisational skills
  • Have good report writing skills
  • Have experience in supervising and supporting junior staff
  • Be ACCA/ICAEW/ATT/CTA qualified
  • Ideally have your own transport
Ideally you will have experience of:
  • Trusts
  • Managing a portfolio
  • Dealing with high net worth individuals
  • 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.  There are also plenty of activities to be involved in throughout the year. 

Diversity Statement

We value diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities at Scrutton Bland, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender assignment, age, religion or belief, pregnancy, maternity and paternity status, or disability status, marital and civil partnership status.

We do not accept unsolicited CV’s from recruitment agencies.