Partnership Tax Senior Manager/Associate Director

Posted 20 May by Careers In Group

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We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Working hard and working together, our Tax team thrives on keeping busy. Friendly, driven and diverse, they service our clients across the country and around the world. By providing expertise in many different specialist areas of tax, they collaborate across BDO to deliver wider business solutions. From meeting clients’ evolving business needs to managing changes to legislation, there are always fresh challenges to face in the Tax team. If you’re after a career that will keep you on your toes, we’ll give you the autonomy to drive your career forward.

We’ll help you succeed

We are looking for someone who is willing to get involved, and who is keen to learn and develop - the team will support you in gaining new market knowledge, new skills, and new technical expertise to help build your career.

At BDO we are proud of our Workable hybrid working framework - we have core team days, and an expectation that team members will be at our Baker Street hub for at least 2 days a week, but otherwise you will have substantial freedom to plan your balance of time in the office and time at home.

You will be joining one of the largest Professional Services tax teams in London. We serve a wide variety of clients within the sector, including law firms, consultants, recruiters, architects and property services firms, as well as financial services businesses and private equity firms. We also look after their Partners and Senior Executives.

The role provides an exceptional opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their technical, commercial and client relationship skills in a supportive and collaborative environment, working with colleagues who are recognised as experts in the sector.

Our client base will provide you with a fantastic opportunity to work on a challenging and varied portfolio, delivering tax reporting, compliance and advisory services both in the UK and internationally.

You will have the chance to deal with matters relating to the management of clients operating within the professional services and investment fund management sectors , particularly partnerships/LLPs and their partners, as well as some corporate businesses.

Furthermore, you will be able to consider and highlight further opportunities to develop new work.

You will be trusted to lead client relationships and run your portfolio of clients, supported by directors and partners in the team and working with more junior colleagues. You will work in a team leading the market in professional partnerships - your portfolio will include an exciting and prestigious range of clients operating within the professional services sector, particularly partnerships/LLPs and their partners, as well as some corporate businesses.

You will also:
  • Run client relationships - acting as a key point of contact for clients, ensuring the team respond promptly to, as well as anticipate, client requests/needs, and maintaining regular contact with clients.
  • Manage a portfolio of clients, running the client service team to deliver tax compliance and advisory services.
  • Develop your own network of contacts internally and externally, supporting your own career development and the growth of our business.
  • Deal with interesting and varied tax issues, with support from partners and directors.
  • Actively participate in the management of the group.
  • Be responsible for coaching and developing junior members of staff.
  • Act as a liaison between the client and other specialist service groups within BDO, both in the UK and internationally.


When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far.

We’re looking for someone with:
  • Qualified ACA/CTA (or equivalent) with demonstrable post-qualified experience.
  • Experience in a corporate and/or partnership tax compliance and advisory role, ideally including experience of dealing with professional partnerships.
  • Significant involvement in and ability to deal with interesting and challenging tax advisory projects.
  • Experience of dealing with client senior management and managing staff.
  • A commitment to technical and personal development, with the drive and ambition to progress and fulfil your full potential.


We’re in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDO’s core values and we’re proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, we’ll support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, you’ll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value for the companies we work with and satisfying experiences for our colleagues, so we’ve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDO’s people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and we’ll encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, you’ll never stop learning at BDO.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy.

Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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