Assistant Partner & Tax Accountant

Tax - Greater Manchester, North West

Ref: 838Friday 12 April 2024

Negotiable + Benefits

Assistant Partner & Tax Accountant – Permanent – Manchester (1 day a week in the office and the rest remote) - £Negotiable + Benefits

Our client is a leading legal practice based in Manchester and we are seeking a tax professional to undertake the role of Assistant Partner and Tax Accountant to support a talented Partnership Accountant.

The role will be varied and will have day-to-day exposure with Partners and will be responsible for:

  • Work alongside the Partnership Accountant as a primary contact for Partners regarding profit shares, drawings calculations and all personal taxation matters.
  • Provide and calculate accurate and timely information, including the calculation of Partner drawings, distributions, tax retentions and tax payments.
  • Liaise with Partners, their Personal Tax Advisors, HMRC, External Auditors and Banks.                            
  • Maintain the general ledger records in respect of each Partner’s Capital, Current and Tax accounts and update the individual Partner’s records.
  • Assist in the Partner new starter boarding process (lateral hires or internal promotions).
  • Assist in the provision of monthly schedules to confirm the monthly partner drawing to be paid and administration of individual Partner tax payments.
  • Carry out monthly reconciliations of Capital, Current and Tax reserves to the General ledger, and of year to date profit allocated.
  • Preparation of Partnership and Corporate Tax Computations, tax accounting reporting and disclosures for statutory accounting;
  • Transfer Pricing. Monitor local transfer pricing regulations, providing recommendations on documentation requirements, prepare and maintain transfer pricing documentation.
  • To assist in miscellaneous Group Tax projects including tax governance, Group structuring and profit repatriation strategies.
  • Support the provision of accurate short term and long term cash flow forecasts by maintaining and providing accurate Partner and Corporate Tax forecasts of payments expected to be made.

Ideally you will either be a qualified tax professional, or hold a full accountancy qualification along with the ability to work under tight deadlines and be able to work in a fast-paced environment. You will have a natural ability to liaise with, and challenge senior key members of staff whilst having a strong commercial awareness and disciplined work ethic.


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