DIRECTOR BUSINESS TAX BIG 4 READING

Job Description

Our client a Big 4 Firm is looking for a Business Tax Director

 

Your key responsibilities

  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, winning work proactively and contributing to winning new clients
  • High level management of the successful delivery of technically complex and demanding consulting projects, ensuring technical excellence and practical / business driven approach taken
  • Overall responsibility of quality of client service
  • Manage possible leads from other areas of the practice
  • Build networks and relationships internally and externally for the team to leverage from
  • Help people to develop through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff
  • Contribute to people initiatives, including retaining and training international tax professionals
  • Significant involvement in the management of the team both in terms of strategy and operations and also through managing junior staff development and assignments

Skills and attributes for success

  • Significant experience in Corporate Tax from a large accountancy or law firm
  • Strong client relationship management skills with ability to develop quality outputs to clients
  • Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges
  • Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work
  • Effective time management, ability to remain calm when under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Excellent communicator in a range of situations both written and oral
  • Enthusiastic team player with ability to create, sustain and lead effective teams
  • Experience of coaching and developing more junior staff
  • Ensure delivery of quality work and take day to day leadership of delivery team
  • Change orientated with flexible approach

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in corporate tax
  • Degree qualified
  • ACA / CA / Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course / Law qualification / Tax specialist qualification / or breadth of knowledge equivalent to a Tax specialist qualification

Ideally, you’ll also have 

  • Project management skills, plan and prioritize work, meet deadlines, monitor own budget