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Senior Tax Associate (Business Tax)
Job ID #: 6138 Location: Birmingham
Business area: Tax Job category: Tax
Employment type: Full Time - Permanent Qualification level: CTA
Duration of contract: Not Indicated



BDO. Because relationships matter.

BDO LLP is one of the UK’s largest accountancy and business advisory firms providing services to ambitious businesses within the UK and worldwide. With more than 3,500 talented people, generating close to £400m in UK revenues, we bring real leadership across the mid-market. We are a member of BDO International, which has more than 1,260 offices worldwide, spread across 147 countries. We are a profitable, dynamic and forward-looking firm with a reputation for quality. Our ambition is to be the leader for exceptional client service.

At BDO you can be yourself - we value you as an individual and want you to realize your aspirations. You have a voice and your opinion counts. We give you the challenge and support you need and you are able to shape your own career according to your strengths, skills and personality. Working at BDO enhances your professional development at all stages of your career. Few firms offer the same breadth and quality of work, responsibility and experience. We recognize and reward your high performance and you have the opportunity to excel, progress and share in our success. We are clear on what we expect from you and what you can expect in return.

Being at BDO is personally as well as professionally fulfilling. Relationships matter, and we have a friendly and inclusive culture built around our core values of honesty and integrity; empowerment and personal responsibility; mutual support and respect; and professional and personal client relationships.




This role will provide Tax services for a variety of clients.

 

You will be part of the Tax team, ensuring that all of their deliverables are completed on time and within budget for their Senior and Manager.

 

You will be self-motivated, able to work to tight deadlines, have excellent interpersonal and supervisory skills together with an ability and interest in understanding their clients’ business.

 

 




Project involvement:

  • Assist the Seniors and Managers as part of a wider team to service their clients
  • Ensure client files have all relevant documentation on the appropriate section
  • Carry out ad hoc requirements as may be reasonably required by the line manager
  • Take responsibility for all client matters as directed by the senior and manager
  • Prepare client tax returns required by the Senior and Manager
  • Active adherence to budget and time pressures, bringing matters to the attention of the senior or manager
  • Preparation of engagement letters and client acceptance documentation

Management:

  • Ensure professional standards are met

Communication and representation:

  • Must demonstrate strong team playing skills in all client and internal management dealings
  • Develop professional relationships with clients and within the firm
  • Provide an efficient and pro active service to clients and their internal management to ensure that their needs are fully met
  • Undertake any training or development co-ordinated by the Tax team
  • Willing and open to take on tasks and challenges provided by their manager




  • Be able to develop a clear understanding of relevant legislation
  • Good knowledge of Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes
  • Ideally educated  to degree level with no fewer than 280 UCAS points and a 2.1 degree

 
Our Agency Policy

BDO has a commitment to building relationships directly with candidates (and agencies) in our local markets and as such, we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. We work closely with our preferred suppliers to support us in sourcing quality candidates but we only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and an agency has been instructed by a member of the BDO Resourcing team. We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to BDO by any means other than through our recruitment portal. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the BDO Resourcing team, BDO reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.


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