More than you expected

Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We're a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That's Grant Thornton.

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Private Assurance Assistant Manager, Northampton

MORE THAN YOU EXPECTED

Grant Thornton UK LLP is part of a global network of independent audit, tax and advisory firms, made up of some 58,000 people in over 135 countries. We're a team of independent thinkers who put quality, inclusion and integrity first. All around the world we bring a different experience to our clients. A better experience. One that delivers the expertise they need in a way that goes beyond. Personal, proactive, and agile. That's Grant Thornton.

NEW GROUND WON’T BREAK ITSELF.

Every day our teams help people in businesses and communities to do what is right and achieve their goals.

The Private Assurance Team works with a huge variety of high-net-worth individuals, ensuring their compliance obligations are met.  We build relationships with clients, talking to them about all aspects of their financial affairs, getting involved in advisory assignments where relevant. 

We are constantly striving to improve how we work, refining processes within the team and taking advantage of the newest technology to support us in the way we interact with our clients. 

We’re happy to talk flexible working and consider reduced hours and job shares, we’ll support you to balance your work and life.

A look into the role


As an Assistant Manager in our team, you will:

  • Provide a key role in supporting a manager running a team of people to deliver the completion of quality tax returns in an efficient manner, providing excellent client service. 

  • Drive team production throughout the cycle, delegating and organising work throughout the team to maximise efficiency.

  • Work closely with the management team, actively contributing to wider departmental management.

  • Review tax returns for a wide range of quality clients. Actively seek to identify opportunities for advisory work and take responsibility for conversion to billable work.

  • Prepare high quality tax returns for small number of complex/super complex clients.

  • This role is key to the operation of our private tax function, so we’ll make sure you’re given opportunities to learn and develop to maintain the required high standards.

  • You’ll be a proactive and valued member of a specialist team and will have the opportunity to develop an internal network within the tax department, the wider tax practice and sector group

Knowing you’re right for us

Joining us as an Assistant Manager the minimum criteria you’ll need is a professional qualification (ATT or CTA) with a background working in private client compliance. It would be great if you had some of the following skills, but don’t worry if you don’t tick every box, we’ll help you develop along the way.

  • Strong technical knowledge and experience in dealing clients with complex personal tax affairs

  • Aptitude for developing people, self-awareness and drive to develop themselves

  • Ideal role for someone looking to take their first step into management

Knowing we’re right for you

Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone.  Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

Our open and accessible culture means you’ll interact with leaders who are interested in you and everything you bring to our firm. The things that set you apart, we value them. That’s why we give you the freedom to bring your whole self to work and pursue your passions inside and outside of work.

Beyond the job 

Life is more than work. The things you do, and the people you’re with outside of work matter, that’s why we’re happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we’ll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.

The impact you can make here will go far beyond your day job. From secondments, to fundraising for local charities, or investing in entrepreneurs in the developing world, you’ll be giving back to society. It’s that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values – Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We’re looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what’s right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. It’s how it should be.

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