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Tax Senior

Employer
CMS
Location
Scotland, Edinburgh
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
22 Sep 2021

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Vacancy Type
Finance, Tax
Role Classification
Other Professional
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Job Details

Our Tax Team is expanding and we are looking to recruit a Tax Senior.


About CMS
CMS is a Future Facing firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, we combine deep sector understanding with a global overview, giving us the ability not only to see what's coming, but to shape it.


CMS is well equipped to help our clients face the future with confidence. We are driven by technology and readily embrace the possibilities it opens up for developing new and better ways of delivering legal services. Our bold approach to a changing future ensures that we nurture our employees and recruit top talent.


About the Role* Preparing partners' tax returns
* Assisting in preparation of the LLP tax computation
* Dealing with queries from partners regarding their tax affairs on a day to day basis
* Meeting new partners and going through new partner checklist covering , tax reserves, drawings and setting up with HMRC
* Assisting in partner tax reserves and journals
* Organising tax payments to HMRC
* Tax planning for partners including relief available for pension contributions
* Maintaining partner list and ensuring Personal Tax software is up to date
* Dealing with HMRC enquiries into partners' tax affairs

The list of duties is not exhaustive and is intended to provide a general idea of the main duties of the job. As such the role may also include undertaking additional tasks as required.


About YouWhat you'll need
* Ability to prioritise work effectively and meet deadlines
* Good communication skills both oral and written
* A strong team player
* A positive and proactive attitude
* Strong attention to detail with a methodical and logical approach

Experience:
* ATT qualified or qualified by experience
* Minimum 5 years in personal tax
* Good working knowledge of Excel


Equal Opportunities
At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do. We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.


For further information about CMS' diversity initiatives and programmes, please click here to view the diversity pages on our website.


Please apply online or contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team if you have any questions. For information regarding our competitive range of benefits please visit our Rewards & Benefits page on our website.


Please note that CMS have a preferred agency panel in place. Only applications submitted via the portal at the point of instruction will be accepted.

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Company

CMS is a future facing international law firm. With 75 offices in 43 countries and 4,800+ lawyers worldwide, and home to business services colleagues across everything from Information Technology, Human Resources and Innovation to Finance, Diversity & Inclusion and Communications.  The firm’s core purpose is to build rewarding futures for its clients, people and communities.

In a world of ever-accelerating change where technology is increasingly important in the deployment of global strategies, every team at CMS is empowered to operate and innovate in ways that best meet clients’ needs. We encourage ideas from every corner of our business. We are also committed to addressing our own impact on the environment and approach to sustainability, as well as advising clients with their related legal needs.

We strive to spend more time looking at our clients’ world than inwards at ours.  That’s what makes our approach different. Being able to see things from our clients’ perspective means our people are approachable and accessible. And this means we have a genuinely supportive, open culture you won’t find everywhere. 

We take the same approach with our colleagues: we pride ourselves on fostering a workplace where everyone is encouraged to speak up, share ideas, seek advice and where ability and commitment is recognised by rapid progression. 

At CMS, a next-generation mindset is woven into all we do.  We're diverse, supportive and inclusive, embracing our corporate social responsibility and creating a culture of sustainability in which every one of our people, whatever their background, can maximise their potential and thrive.  

Whatever your specialism, and whether you’re a lawyer or a business services professional, a career at CMS gives you huge scope to carve out a brilliant career as you help us, and our clients, to face the future with confidence.

Find Us
Website:
Telephone
+44 (0) 20 7367 3000
Location
Cannon Place
78 Cannon Street
London
EC4N 6AF
United Kingdom
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