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Corporate Tax Associate Director

We are seeking a Corporate Tax Associate Director to join our growing Tax department. As an Associate Director, you must demonstrate depth of technical knowledge in your own service area and apply this knowledge to develop solutions to complex technical issues together with managing a team in complex and demanding assignments on a day to day basis. Excellent opportunities exist for ambitious and driven candidates to progress within the firm. The position attracts a competitive remuneration package and ongoing career development.
Important Information
Date Posted: 26th October 2021
Closing Date: 31st January 2022
Industry: Financial Services
Job Type: Full time
Salary: Based on Experience

About the role

Main responsibilities: • Takes responsibility and ownership of the client relationship at the appropriate level in the client’s organisation; • Manages portfolio of client assignments that are sizable in both scope and scale by providing intelligent and creative solutions to client tax issues both reactively and proactively, presenting solutions to increasingly complex technical issues; • Has experience with working with large UK corporates including large UK groups as well as UK corporates in multinational groups. Has sound understanding of all the specific tax issues associated with these size of corporates. Has a firm understanding and relevant experience in areas such as corporate interest restriction, corporate loss reform and dealing with SAO queries. • Proactively seeks out business development opportunities and meets own financial targets set; • Participates in the tendering process for new client pitches including developing personalised proposals for each potential client; • Act as the focal point for the delivery of sophisticated tax advice to clients and the business, demonstrating an ability to analyse and interpret data, identifying business issues and applying technical knowledge appropriately; • Consults on a variety of technical areas, including the ability to identify those able to provide support in relation to technical risk; • Write high quality tax reports, professionally presented documents. • A sound awareness and adherence to the firm's risk management processes and procedures; • Takes responsibility for financial management of client accounts; • Leads, manages, motivates and coaches managers and junior team members by inducting effectively, giving regular feedback and completing timely appraisals; • Proactively manages own career, seeking out opportunities to work on a variety of assignments to build on existing experience; and • Demonstrate an understanding of the full range of the firm's products, services and capabilities and seeks to participate in business development activities and contributes to sales pitches, for own team as well as the wider firm. Skills and attributes: • ACA/ACCA or CTA qualified; • Minimum 7 years’ post qualification experience of working in a tax department of large practice (ideally Big 6); • Strong technical knowledge and proven ability to identify opportunities for clients; • Approachable and respected member of the team who takes a proactive interest in the team's performance and wellbeing; • Capable of working on your own initiative while taking responsibility and ownership for wider team issues • Ability to build trusted relationships with clients and the team.
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What you will need

Required criteria

  • ACA / ACCA or CTA Qualified
  • Minimum 7 years post-qualified experience

Desired criteria

    Professional skills you’ll need for this job opportunity

    Compliance

    Compliance

    Customer Relationship Management

    Customer Relationship Management

    Team Management

    Team Management

    Grant Thornton

    Grant Thornton Northern Ireland is part of the Grant Thornton Ireland partnership. Grant Thornton is Ireland’s fastest growing professional services firm. With over 1,450 people in 7 offices across Ireland and 56,000 located in over 143 countries around the world, we bring you the local knowledge, national expertise and global presence to help you and your business succeed – wherever you’re located. We deliver solutions to all business challenges. Clients choose us because the breadth of financial and business services they need is available, delivered innovatively and always to the highest standards. At Grant Thornton we are committed to long term relationships. Grant Thornton operate from offices in Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kildare, Limerick and Longford.

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    Our people. Our culture We offer you exposure, great clients, a rewarding career and also a chance to be you. To bring your whole self to work and have your unique talents and insights recognised and relied on. We reward your contributions with a comprehensive salary and benefits package and can offer you an inclusive and collaborative working environment, where you can thrive. We pride ourselves on having a friendly and open culture, where people are free to express themselves. This culture is reflected in our five core values: collaboration, fun, grounded, integrity, and passionate. Less late nights. More happy hours. We prefer to work smart than to work late, which leaves a lot of room for socialising. Good thing too, because with so many creative and dynamic people here, you’re going to want to get to know them.

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    Less of the same. More of a mix. We believe diverse ideas come from diverse people which is why our roles are more varied, why we welcome people from a range of backgrounds and why we celebrate Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) in all its forms. Our Embrace programme is just one of the ways we promote and champion D&I, with events and other initiatives that show who we are is what we are - different. Less divide and conquer. More stronger together. We lead by example at Grant Thornton: the way we operate is the way we want to see the world. We’re committed to making a real difference within our business and the wider community. That’s why every year we give back across the whole Grant Thornton global network, in the form of ‘GT in the Community’. This involves our people cooking up innovative solutions and providing free services to the community they’re based in.

    Our benefits

    Health Insurance

    Retirement Plan and/or Pension

    Office Perks

    Employee Development Programs

    Gym Membership or Wellness Programs

    Life Insurance

    Corporate Tax Associate Director

    Grant Thornton Northern Ireland is part of the Grant Thornton Ireland partnership. Grant Thornton is Ireland’s fastest growing professional services firm. With over 1,450 people in 7 offices across Ireland and 56,000 located in over 143 countries around the world, we bring you the local knowledge, national expertise and global presence to help you and your business succeed – wherever you’re located. We deliver solutions to all business challenges. Clients choose us because the breadth of financial and business services they need is available, delivered innovatively and always to the highest standards. At Grant Thornton we are committed to long term relationships. Grant Thornton operate from offices in Belfast, Dublin, Cork, Galway, Kildare, Limerick and Longford.