Tax Consultant - UK

Job Description

If you are a newly qualified Chartered Accountant with a passion for corporate tax and a desire to advance your career within a dynamic and supportive global law firm, we would love to hear from you.

VANRATH are delighted to represent this global industry-leading law firm with a strong presence in key markets around the world. Their extensive network of 48 offices in 29 countries enables them to deliver unmatched insight and seamless services to their global clients.

The firm is seeking a newly qualified Chartered Accountant with corporate tax experience to join the dynamic Partners' Affairs and Tax (PAT) team. This exciting opportunity would allow you to work closely with senior team members, supporting the management of the firm's UK tax affairs and advising on various tax matters. You will play a key role in ensuring compliance, optimising tax positions, and contributing to the success of the firm.

Salary & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary (£45,000 - £52,000) with a generous benefits package.
  • Occupational pension scheme, group income protection cover, private medical insurance, and mental health resources.
  • Health and wellbeing services, including GP service, emergency backup care support, and parental and special leave.
  • Holiday entitlement increasing with length of service, holiday trading, online discounts, and lifestyle management services.

The Person:

  • Accountancy degree or equivalent qualification (essential).
  • Newly qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/CTA or equivalent) with corporate tax experience.
  • Strong analytical and numeracy skills with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in IT skills, particularly Excel.
  • Experience in preparing and submitting corporate and partnership tax returns online using tax software packages (e.g., Alphatax, CCH Personal Tax, or similar).
  • Ability to analyse complex technical tax matters and provide clear, concise advice.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to convey complex tax and accounting issues to non-specialists.
  • Collaborative approach and ability to build strong relationships with team members and stakeholders across different locations.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Corporate Tax Management:

  • Prepare and review partnership tax computations, including the worldwide 'Trading Income' of primary LLP entities, and submit partnership tax returns to HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Handle UK tax computations for various UK and non-UK partnerships and ensure timely submission of tax returns.
  • Prepare corporate tax and other returns for the LLP's subsidiary corporate entities.
  • Assist in the year-end closing process, including the preparation of Deferred Tax calculations.
  • Contribute to tax accounting and the preparation of tax notes for disclosure in statutory accounts.
  • Complete quarterly VAT returns, including partial exemption calculations where applicable.
  • Advise partners and finance teams on complex VAT matters.

Client Engagement and Advisory:

  • Act as a point of contact for clients, providing clear and accurate advice on UK direct and indirect tax matters.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, external tax advisers, finance teams, and other support functions.

Project Involvement:

  • Participate in ad hoc projects such as tax digitisation, employment tax aspects, and process improvements.
  • Assist in the release cycles for partner tax reserves

What's the next step? If you think this role may be of interest to you, or you wish to discuss any other senior accountancy jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Emma Jayne Bowen at VANRATH or on LinkedIn in the strictest confidence.

Why VANRATH will help you secure your next role:
Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.