Employment Solutions operates as a national practice. As employment solutions specialists we work on a wide variety of clients including many household names.
The work is primarily project based covering areas such as governance (including all aspects of PAYE, payroll, NMW CIS compliance), employment status including off payroll workers and the new IR35 rules, reward and benefit planning.
An opportunity exists for a Senior Manager in our Employment Solutions team based in our Cambridge office.
We work with dynamic businesses and individuals across the East of England in all sectors but with a particular focus on the high growth life sciences, biotech and technology businesses which are at the heart of the UK government’s Industrial Strategy.
The team is very inclusive, supportive and friendly and we value fresh ideas and innovation in all we do. We embrace flexible working.
We have experienced consistent high growth in Cambridge over a number of years and are looking for capable, proactive individuals to join our team and to be part of our growth story as we look to double the size of our business in the next 3 years.
The key aspects of the role include :
Managing work in relation to a wide variety of employment solutions advisory projects, varying from larger strategic projects through to risk and opportunity reviews
Managing employer compliance activities relating to areas such as employment status decisions, PAYE health checks, SAO certification, HMRC’s Know Your Customer reviews, voluntary disclosures, PAYE Settlement Agreements and running projects relating to payroll advisory such as National Minimum Wage and CIS compliance.
Taking responsibility for winning, managing and delivering work to a high standard and meeting deadlines
Proactively dealing with engagement management aspects of project delivery including work in progress, billing and risk procedures and with consideration for the financial and commercial implications when making difficult decisions
Reviewing work and coaching and developing junior colleagues
Managing and developing client relationships through business development activities
Leading local marketing initiatives
The candidate will have practical experience of the areas outlined above with a strong background in Employment Tax. We are interested in candidates who have worked in Practice or HMRC.
Ideally (but not essential) CTA, ACA, CPA or CA qualified
Provides compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems
Applies sound technical and commercial judgment when faced with challenging decisions
Demonstrates perseverance and tenacity
Identifies and pursues business opportunities
Takes personal responsibility and accountability for own work and guides others around best work practice
Sustains a high level of drive, shows enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work
Continuously learns from experiences; seeks out feedback and development opportunities
Gives clear directions, positive and constructive feedback; coaches less experienced colleagues
Works in a cooperative, respectful manner with colleagues, clients and the wider community