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Senior Tax Manager ACA (Progression to Partner)

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be working with a local firm seeking to take on a Senior Tax Manager ACA into their team in Belfast.


  • £45,000-£55,000
  • Hybrid working
  • Client facing directly responsible for own portfolio of clients
  • Early finish at 1pm on Friday


  • Belfast based growing practice
  • Two directors Big 4 & Small practice background
  • Team of trainee's and newly qualified accountants
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Modern working style with cloud accounting

Ideal Candidate

  • ACA Qualified minimum five years tax experience
  • Ideally mixed experience across Corporate & Personal Tax
  • Seeking an opportunity to directly manage their own work
  • Wants to deal directly with their clients
  • Opportunity to manage their own team
  • Want to progress to partner in the firm


  • Leading a team of half dozen ensuring the effective management of workloads and effective delegation
  • Self Assessment Tax returns for self-employed, married couples and high-net worth individuals.
  • Preparation of Corporate Tax returns
  • Ensure effective iXBRL tagging when filling corporate tax to companies house
  • VAT returns in line with making tax digital
  • Oversee the compliance for Payroll ensuring filings with HMRC
  • Liaising with third parties such HMRC, solicitors and banks
  • Ability to provide advisory & compliance services

Essential Criteria

  • ACA Qualified
  • CTA desirable but not essential
  • Experienced using Xero, Sage or Quickbooks
  • Advanced Excel (Vlookups, Pivot Tables, Macros)
  • Expeirence managing a large team of staff

For further information on this vacancy, or any other practice based accountancy job in Belfast please contact Kilian Gargan for a confidential discussion.