Tax Disputes Manager
PKF-Francis Clark Chartered accountants & business advisers
 Exeter, GB
13h ago

Tax Disputes Manager (1142)

  • Location : Exeter
  • Working Hours : Full Time
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    We are currently recruiting for a Tax Disputes Manager to work within our Tax Advisory Services team. This role could be based out of any of our offices in the South West.

    About you :

  • Practical experience of dealing with HMRC (from within or outside of HMRC) and / or advising individuals and clients subject to HMRC enquiries
  • Ideally (but not essential) you will have experience of working within HMRC in a varied range of enforcement and compliance roles, i.
  • e. employer compliance, local compliance, specialist roles and / or counter-avoidance

  • Hold tax and accountancy qualifications such as CTA and / or ACA / ACCA, however this too is not an essential requirement.
  • Experience of managing a portfolio of clients and assignments
  • Possess an excellent telephone manner, be able to deal with telephone calls in a courteous, enthusiastic and efficient manner.
  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills, approachable, and all-round communication skills.
  • Ability to work confidently and competently within the tax dispute resolution environment, especially whilst interacting positively with HMRC officers electronically, over the phone or face to face
  • Good organisational skills, be able to manage own time efficiently, manage and mentor other staff resources and own workload to ensure ongoing cases are dealt with promptly and efficiently
  • Self-motivated and able to show initiative
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • What you’ll be doing :

  • Working as part of the TAS Tax Disputes Team, you will oversee all manner of HMRC enquiry checks and tax investigations, from S9A local compliance checks to Code of Practice 9 suspected fraud enquiries
  • Drawing on your experience and knowledge you will offer valued support and a robust courteous defence for our clients
  • You will be able to research queries and provide answers supported by reference to legislation and HMRC guidance where necessary
  • You will be able to manage client expectations when necessary, providing an honest appraisal and options to take matters forward.
  • Provide support, share ideas, impart knowledge with other members of the TAS Team
  • Coach and assist less experienced colleagues from within the TAS Team and within the wider General Practice
  • Taking a lead role in and managing the assignment process throughout, investigating and resolving problems that may arise during assignments and notifying the Tax and / or Engagement Partner of progress and of any unresolved issues at the earliest opportunity
  • Documenting work in a clear and concise manner, ensuring all working papers are legible, easy to follow and well presented
  • Maintain and update own tax knowledge and keep up to date with current HMRC procedures and practice, particularly in relation to HMRC settlement and penalty procedures
  • Possess a broad working knowledge of general taxation
  • Ensure that work is delivered on time and / or to budget
  • Management of work-in-progress on all assignments ensuring regular and timely billing and assisting with the prompt collection of debtors
  • Taking a lead in and proactively supporting colleagues in client / potential client meetings
  • Be involved in internal and external presentations
  • Ensure all outgoing work is appropriately reviewed and authorised in accordance with the firm’s Tax Manual.
  • Liaise with other departments as necessary on client affairs.
  • Why us :

    PKF Francis Clark is the place for your career. Our growth offers you the opportunity to expand and develop your career in a direction that interests you.

    We offer a supportive and flexible working environment, taking your career seriously to enable you to be the best you can be.

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