Senior Tax Manager – Southend-On-Sea

Location: Southend-on-Sea

Salary: Competitive Salary and fantastic benefits

Numero Recruitment, the leading recruiter for tax jobs in the South East are currently working with one of the UK’s fastest growing accountancy practices that are keen to secure the services of a Senior Tax Manager.

The purpose of this role is to take responsibility to deliver tax advisory services for a varied portfolio of clients. You would be expected to work with the Regional Tax Partner in leading the planning and delivery of tax advisory services in conjunction with the other Partners within the Office. Responsible for managing the delivery of the tax advice and planning services and other specialist assignments to scope and budget.  Work is varied and will include planning and advisory work around HNWI’s for their Capital Gains Tax, Income Tax, Inheritance Tax plus Trusts and Estates.


The Role:


  • To work with and support the Regional Tax Partner to deliver tax advisory services across the North Thames region
  • Assist with leading the planning and delivery of tax advisory services with the Regional Tax Partner and Partners within the Office.
  • Develop strong working relationships with allocated clients through assignments and regular contact, including attending client meetings where necessary.
  • Undertake specialist assignments, coordinating all relevant input to meet client needs, compliance standards and budget.
  • Resolve tax issues and produce complete tax files.
  • Manage the office tax team by the provision of feedback for team members, delegation of assignments to support the development of team skills and knowledge and continually improve the quality and delivery of work.
  • Take ownership of specialist assignments both for the Office and for referred matters from around the North Thames region.
  • Identify additional support or services appropriate to client’s circumstances and introduce other specialists where necessary.
  • Business tax advisory and tax planning
  • Providing advisory services as required, including advice on tax issues, including dealing with any clearances required with HM Revenue & Customs
  • Assisting others in the tax team, North Thames region and the wider firm with any tax queries
  • Developing client relationships to become the first point of contact for client queries
  • Meeting new clients and helping to grow the firms tax services
  • To review topical tax matters and advise to appropriate clients
  • Supervise, delegate, monitor and review work of more junior staff
  • Ensure all deadlines are met within a timely manner for own work and that of others in the team
  • Prepare fee quotes for all client work
  • Monitor time against budget / fixed fee agreement
  • To be involved in supervision, training and development of the team




  • All applicants must have experience in a similar role within a practice environment with exposure to range of complex assignments
  • CTA and possibly ACA (or equivalent) qualified.
  • Experience in supervising, coaching and mentoring staff members.
  • An all-round tax background
  • An ability to manage a portfolio effectively and meet client expectations.
  • Team player able to develop good relationships with clients and within the firm.
  • Ability to manage workload and time effectively.
  • Ability to use initiative to assist clients and use experience and knowledge to do so.
  • Ability to cope with pressure of meeting regular tight regulatory and other deadlines
  • Ability to review technical work


Numero Recruitment work with practice Accountancy firms across the UK and overseas in places such as Australia, the Caribbean and the Channel Islands. Whilst we do our best to advertise all current opportunities, we would encourage all Accountancy professionals to contact us if you are considering new career opportunities or searching for career advice. We will provide professional advice and if you wish to speak with potential new employers, we are confident we will be able to make suitable introductions and assist you in securing the right opportunity for your career.

We also offer an excellent referral reward scheme that pays up to £1,000 if you can introduce us to other professionals that we successfully place into a new position. 


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