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Entrepreneurial Business Tax Advisory Senior Manager - Manchester

Posted 11 January by Mazars Ended

Vacancy Description

Location: Manchester Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits

Job Purpose

As a Senior Manager within the Manchester office your role will be exclusively advisory focussed. You will work closely with the Partner and Director team across all disciplines to deliver a high quality tax service to entrepreneurial businesses and private clients at all times.
Your primary focus will be to develop and deliver advisory projects, whilst also managing existing client relationships and actively pursuing new opportunities, thus helping to generate advisory work from new clients.


Rather than being provided with a portfolio of clients, you will assist the Partner and Director team to actively pursue new relationships with directors and shareholders of owner managed and family businesses. Typically, you will be advising Privately Owned Businesses and high net worth individuals on a whole range of issues, including (but not exclusively) group reorganisations/demergers, incorporations, succession planning, how to tax efficiently structure commercial transactions, arranging clients affairs to legitimately minimise tax.

Job Role

• Develop and manage advisory projects in respect of Privately Owned and Family businesses, and ensure that deadlines are met;
• Build strong relationships with clients and to guide them through transactions;
• Maintaining a strong technical knowledge in respect of all taxes relevant to Privately Owned Business transactions. Preferably a strong knowledge of the following taxes: corporation tax, income tax, capital gains tax and inheritance tax.
• Sharing knowledge with more junior (and senior) members of the team;
• Reviewing technical analysis, tax advisory letters, tax clearances and other work prepared by other members of the team;
• Liaising with intermediaries (being banks, lawyers or financial advisors), and colleagues throughout advisory engagements;
• Help develop the business and seek new opportunities both within Mazars and externally by maintaining a strong network of contacts and referrers of work;
• Managing WIP, debtors and fees; and
• Being actively involved in the recruitment, development and progression of more junior members of the team.

Person Specification

• Entrepreneurial business tax focus, with experience in advisory transactions;
• A strong technical knowledge of all taxes in respect of transactional work for the following taxes: corporation tax, income tax, capital gains tax, and inheritance tax;
• Strong client handling skills and the ability to develop good relationships with clients and other professionals;
• The individual would be expected to delegate efficiently, review work and have the ability to encourage and foster development of the more junior members of the team;
• Equally the individual will need to be able to work collaboratively with the Partner/Director team in the continued growth of the business, and have a strong network of intermediaries.
• Excellent communication skills both oral and written;
• Adaptable, organised with a commercial approach;
• Ability and/or willingness to research complex technical issues;
• Ability to exercise judgement;
• Ability to help generate creative solutions to problems;
• Ability to demonstrate an understanding of risk management issues

Required skills

  • Tax

Reference: 34001675

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