Partnership Tax Manager
Kennedys Law LLP
5d ago

Function :

To work competently as a Partnership Tax Manager, contributing to the effectiveness of the Finance Department by providing a comprehensive and efficient service to internal and external clients in order that the business objectives of the Firm and the department are achieved.

Main Duties and Responsibilities :

The Partnership Tax Manager has the primary operational responsibility for managing both the partnership tax and the partners’ tax in Kennedys both in the UK and Internationally.

Reporting into the Head of Tax, the team forms a key part of the finance function and is an essential part of the business.

The team is responsible for the tax strategy of the wider group, management of tax risk and compliance. The Partnership tax Manager will manage the Firms’ tax compliance and deal with partnership tax and partners’ individual tax arrangements.

The main duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to :

  • Participation in the efficient completion of all tax compliance obligations in the UK and internationally including income and corporation tax computations and returns, tax provisioning, tax balances, VAT, payroll, tax relief claims and tax payments
  • Preparations of LLP members tax reserves for the annual financial accounts, ensuring adequate tax reserves for each partner
  • Involvement in transfer pricing and other taxation policies in the Firm
  • Managing the Partners’ tax payments across the year, checking the figures provided against the reserves and putting the overall information together for the Firm and HMRC
  • Personal Specification

  • Professionally qualified (ATT or CTA) or qualified by experience having worked in a similar partnership environment, ideally from a law Firm
  • Keen to develop general tax knowledge and be a proactive self-starter with a hands on approach
  • Demonstrate technical tax knowledge supported by experience of advising partners on tax issues with the ability to present quantitative data in a form which is understandable to partners
  • Detailed knowledge of UK schedule D statutory rules and regulations for both partners and the partnership
  • Knowledge of schedule E and payroll requirements including P11d, P60 and PSA and dispensation requirements
  • Knowledge of corporation tax
  • Knowledge of VAT rules and the preparation of VAT returns
  • Knowledge of international tax requirements in relevant geographical areas
  • Requirements

  • Flexible attitude towards working practices and ability to adapt style as required
  • Confident in their own abilities and in their approach
  • Team player
  • To be approachable and responsive to both colleagues and clients
  • To be accountable and straightforward
  • To be professional and courteous in all dealings
  • Self-motivated and enthusiastic.
  • About Kennedys

    Kennedys is a global law firm with expertise in dispute resolution and advisory services. With over 1,900 people worldwide across 37 offices in the UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia Pacific and America we have some of the most respected legal minds in their field.

    Our lawyers handle both contentious and non-contentious matters, and provide a range of specialist legal services, for many industry sectors but we have particular expertise in litigation and dispute resolution, especially in defending insurance and liability claims.

    We welcome high-performing lawyers, business services professionals, secretaries, graduates and apprentices to join our rapidly expanding global firm.

    Whatever your role at Kennedys, you’ll be involved in exciting and stimulating work, where your input will make a difference.

    What do we have to offer?

    We’re a fresh-thinking firm, and we’re not afraid to bring challenging new perspectives to the table way beyond the traditional realm of legal services.

    We empower our clients with a diverse range of ideas, tools and technology to make their lives easier, as well as delivering exceptional results, every time.

    We develop careers in an innovative and collaborative global environment, with a variety of training opportunities available.

    This includes secondment opportunities to clients and our global offices. We believe that supporting individual growth and development puts us in the best position to attract and retain talented individuals.

    Regardless of role or level, everyone has access to virtual learning opportunities to help you develop your skills when you need to, wherever you are in the world.

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