Job Description

Our client a Top 10 Firm requires a Business Tax Senior Manager for its office in Birmingham.

Business Tax

We provide a wide range of tax and consulting services to a broad range of organisations, SMEs, owner managed businesses and their owners.

Job Description

Purpose of role:

To manage your own portfolio of clients, working with Directors or alone on complicated consultancy and advisory projects.  A significant part of the role will be business development of existing and new clients as well as potentially developing a specialist field of technical and/or sector knowledge and expertise.

Key responsibilities:

Client work

  • Manage portfolio of consultancy work
  • Manage portfolio of complex advisory cases
  • Give exceptional client service
  • Technically strong
  • Identifying opportunities on client portfolio

Staff Management and development

  • Liaison with Partners
  • Appraisals/monitor staff performance
  • On the job training for junior staff on a one-to-one basis
  • Dealing with staff questions

Practice Development

  • Involved in business development activities/profile raising locally
  • Able to take advantage of marketing/PR opportunities

Personal Development (Technical & Other)

  • Internal and external seminars and courses
  • Reading
  • Internal meetings

Key Competencies:

  1. Client focus – ability to deliver consistently excellent client service.
  2. Commercial awareness - delivers value to client and team profitability.
  3. Teamwork - organises and supports others.
  4. Good communicator - both written and oral.
  5. Problem solving - positive attitude to solving problems and delivering outcomes.
  6. Enthusiastic and keen business developer.
  7. Excellent organisation skills.

Candidate Profile


  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA) and/or tax advisor (CTA)

Key Experience/Skills:

  • Significant corporate tax experience gained within the profession and/or industry
  • Technically capable tax adviser who is able to manage complex client work
  • Demonstrable experience of managing people and clients
  • Existing business development skills and appetite to grow business
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of dealing with senior stakeholders both internally and externally