Associate Tax Director


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October 3, 2023
Job Type
£65000 - £85000 per annum
Start date
Contact Name
Laura Banks
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Our client, a leading and reputable firm of Chartered Accountants in Manchester are currently looking to recruit an Associate Tax Director to join their already established team.

You will be assisting the Partners in delivering an excellent range of tax services to a diverse set of clients, consisting of private client individuals and owner managed businesses.

The Manchester office has a varied client base, with individual tax clients ranging from high net worth individuals, property owners and investors and owner managed businesses across many different sectors both locally and nationally.

They are also part of an international network, allowing for international referrals to be handled within their remit.

As Associate Tax Director your key duties & responsibilities will include:

-Supporting the tax partner with tax technical work including preparing tax planning reports, technical research, ad hoc advisory work, assisting with meetings and with day to day client queries

-Liaising with partners and delegating to the wider tax team would be a requirement of the role

-Attending meetings and assisting the partners with advisory reports

-Identifying tax planning opportunities is actively encouraged and the opportunity is wide reaching across their diverse portfolio of individuals and companies as listed above

-A pro-active approach is sought and the ideal individual would build relationships over time

-Assistance with the tax compliance responsibilities would be included within the role, including reviewing corporate and personal tax returns, preparation of complex returns where necessary and handling annual compliance matters such as ERS, ATED and P11Ds

-Being proactive for the clients, attending pre year end and year end completion meetings

-Managing the tax compliance processes to ensure that tax returns are filed on a timely basis and clients are advised of tax payments

-Delegation of work to Managers, tax seniors and tax juniors which will include monitoring chargeability on a weekly basis and managing training needs where necessary.

This role is ideal for a candidate looking to progress and develop their career in a supportive and exciting environment with a clear plan to Director and Partner status.


-ATT/CTA/ACA or ACCA qualified/overseas equivalent with tax experience overseas equivalent with experience working in a small or mid-tier accountancy practice

-Experience in managing client relationships and dealing with complex client queries
Leadership experience at a management grade


- Responsive – answering needs quickly and positively
- Empathetic – understanding and caring
- Agile – striving to improve and thriving on change
- Leadership – motivating, challenging and inspiring As part of our team you are:

As part of your time with this firm you will be:

- Approachable – it’s all about relationships
- Bright – we ask the right questions at the right times
- Challenging – we are not afraid to give an opinion, and call out actions
Engaged – it’s about the client – and the team deliver real solutions for real businesses.


-Life Assurance
-Income Protection
-Pension Employee Assistance Program and Help@hand providing 24/7 counselling and information lines
-Cashback and discounts Smart Health GP and wellbeing service
-Wellbeing Hub
-Car Parking


During an annual window you can select flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle, including gym membership, medical and dental insurance, bike and car schemes, plus more.

Other non-contractual elements of reward include a flexible working policy aimed at supporting a positive work-life balance, promoting wellbeing and assisting in the recruitment and retention of their talented people.

They also offer a learning development program for their management team which is designed to develop the skills they think are vital in supporting your continued career progression.


This is an excellent opportunity to join a forward thinking highly regarded accounting practice where your journey to success in uncapped.

To find out more please APPLY TODAY

This vacancy is being handled by Laura Banks – Kenton Black Finance

Kenton Black Finance operate across the UK as a market leading recruitment partner, specialising in the attraction of finance talent across both permanent and interim requirements. With a team of dedicated experts, each with longevity operating in the finance arena, we maintain a proven track record and have established partnerships with businesses both large, small and those in their infancy. Market leaders, we provide recruitment solutions from entry level accounting trainees to Director and Partner level. Operating from local offices in, Manchester, Leyland, Leeds, Liverpool, Birmingham, Belfast, Worcester, Dundee and Aberdeen, Kenton Black Finance remain a dynamic and effective recruitment partner who represent and attract only the finest finance talent in the local area and across the UK.

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