Our client, a leading London based accounting and advisory business has an opening for an experienced Senior Manager with a proven understanding of corporate tax to join their team.

You will be part of a tight-knit team, working directly with partners and directors, providing client focused and commercially aware services in an efficient and professional manner. You will mentor, train, and manage junior members of staff to enable them to develop and progress with the option of being involved in formal training if desired.

You will be responsible for a portfolio of clients, covering a variety of business activities, sizes and structures. Your role will be general practice focused with high proportion of audit clients, while getting exposure to wider business advisory work as required.

Key Responsibilities

  • Day to day contact with your team, clients, HMRC and other professional advisors.
  • Personable and engaging character with a positive attitude.
  • Confident communicator who can speak to clients in a friendly manner to develop client relationships.
  • All aspects of audit and accounts assignment management:
  • Job planning
  • Budgeting
  • Time management
  • Delegating to and supervising of team
  • Subsequent monitoring of team progress and managing projects
  • Detailed review of file, debriefing team with a key focus on feedback
  • Reviewing corporation tax computations and liaising with Tax Specialists
  • Finalisation of file for Partner review, including the calculation of corporation tax
  • Subsequent submission to HMRC and Companies House
  • Promoting the interests of the firm with all employed by the firm, clients, prospective clients and other third parties.
  • Motivation and encouragement of team, providing timely constructive feedback.

People Management

  • Overseeing and mentoring trainees during their training contract aiding when required.
  • Assisting in the motivation and supervision of people (especially trainees).
  • Assisting people in finding suitable work to keep them fully occupied, also ensuring their development and progress and all team being fully debriefed after audit jobs.
  • Assisting with in-house training.
  • Providing 360 feedback.

Practice Development

  • Attending client gatherings or client seminars on an ad hoc basis.
  • Identifying account development opportunities with clients and progressing these in liaison with the Partner.
  • Assisting with preparation and presentation of new client pitches.


  • Providing innovative ideas to improve systems currently in practice with regards to client or people matters.
  • Assisting with billing procedures.
  • Assisting with debt collection where appropriate, in liaison with client partner.

Skills & Experience

  • Relevant Accounting Qualification such as ACA or ACCA or international equivalent – PQE minimum 5 years..
  • Experience managing both people and a portfolio.
  • Current portfolio must have a minimum of 40% audit work
  • Good understanding of corporate tax.
  • High level of familiarity with UK auditing and accounting standards
  • Commercially aware and able to apply and communicate technical knowledge in a clear and commercial way.
  • Experience in both substantive and controls based audits, group reporting and cross border groups.
  • Expertise in delivery of the primary accounting frameworks (UK GAAP, FRS 101, FRS 102 and IFRS).
  • Commitment to client care and service beyond expectation.
  • Commitment to CPD and ensuring technical competence is continually improved.
  • Commitment to audit quality and attention to detail.
  • Ability to give feedback in a constructive manner.

If this sounds like you then please send us your CV now!

Due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates will be contacted.

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