Senior Tax Consultant - route to COO

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + pension

  • Contact:

    Lucy Campbell

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  • Published:

    9 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are currently partnering with an entrepreneurial start up firm who have experienced significant growth over the last year, even in the last difficult few months.
With a young and dynamic leadership team leading by example, they are looking to continue to grow their business by hiring an experienced Senior Tax Consultant with the view that this person will quickly become the business Chief Operating Officer.

This business specialises in R&D tax credits and has very credible ambitions to grow into other areas extremely quickly. With an impressive investor on board and a highly driven leadership team, they certainly have the tools to achieve this!

This newly created position for a Senior Tax Consultant is a rare opportunity for someone who is career focused and determined and wants to broaden their skill-set into other areas. This role will give you the opportunity to really put your mark on things and to take your career to the next level, effectively running your own business in the near future.
Your day to day will look something like this but will quickly grow into the COO position:-

-Running the tax technical report writing team; tax consulting; corporate strategy;
-Developing and sustaining a high standard of financial report; including liaising with relevant stakeholders to accurately capture R&D spend
-Overseeing the company's operations including personnel management (hiring, training and mentoring), financial reporting, accounting, and compliance
-Additional work with clients in utilising capital generated in commercial strategic objectives

You will need to have a strong background in corporate tax and have specialised in R&D tax to be considered for this position. You will manage a small team so man management experience is also key for this position. You must be a confident leader as you will be involved in a wider commercial role having input into the firm's strategy and direction and making the day to day operations run efficiently.

For further information please contact Lucy Campbell.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions www.sewellwallis.co.uk