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Job Description:


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

Employment Tax compliance is an important building block for any business. We support businesses and employees with a practical and pragmatic perspective - making their approach to expenses more efficient, training them on how to embed new rules, and introducing new or updated salary sacrifice employee benefit schemes.

We’ll be happy to consider different working arrangements, part-time hours or jobs shares. The team is in the office roughly once per week, and we can be flexible to meet your requirements as long as the work is completed.

A look into the role

As a Manager within our Employment Tax team, you will:

  • Advise on a range of tax issues, including the operation of PAYE and NIC on payments, expenses and benefits provided to employees as well as establishing employment status (IR35).
  • Help employers gain cost savings through the implementation of more effective pay and benefits reward structures
  • Manage Employment Tax compliance and mitigate internal and external risks.
  • Play an integral role in the Employment Tax and wider Employer Solutions group, working on interesting and rewarding projects within the team on a variety of clients.
  • Build the reputation of the Employment Tax team and Grant Thornton as a whole through quality.

Knowing you’re right for us

Joining us as a Manager in Employment Tax / Employer Solutions the minimum criteria you’ll need:

  • Experience in Employer Solutions / Employment Tax

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 to develop along the way.

  • ACA / ACCA / CTA / ATT qualified or equivalent qualification – we could potentially consider candidates qualified by experience
  • Current knowledge of UK tax legislation and common ET themes (PAYE, NIC, IR35 etc).
  • A well thought out approach to complex problems based on sound judgment and research, communicating with empathy and impact
  • A tenacious sprit in the face of adversity, taking personal responsibility, an enthusiasm to pursue business opportunities and better develop self and team working in a respectful and co-operative manner
  • Ability to analyse client problems, integrate information and provision of clear and consistent communication

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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