Corporate Tax Director

Location Dublin City
Discipline: Finance & Accounting
Job type: Permanent
Contact email:
Job ref: J133
Published: 12 days ago
Expiry date: 28 Dec 2023 23:59
Startdate: 09/06/2023

We have partnered with one of Ireland's leading professional services firms to fill the role of Tax Director. This role is a perfect fit for an experienced Tax professional with experience in the provision of practical and innovative tax-based business solutions.


The Position

Our client is seeking to appoint a Tax Director with a minimum of 5 years’ experience at manager level in practice to work in their Corporate Tax Group. Working closely with partners and senior management and having shared responsibility with partners for the management of a team of people, the candidate will have the opportunity to work with a large portfolio of indigenous owner managed and internationally owned businesses, from a range of industries (technology, R&D, manufacturing, distribution, retail), many of which have an international focus.

This position will suit an ambitious individual with experience in the provision of practical and innovative tax-based business solutions, providing a mix of advisory and compliance services. Knowledge development and the development of people are a key focus of our client and the successful candidate will be supported by an experienced partner and senior management team.


What will the role involve?

  • Working with the partners and the tax team in maintaining and developing the firm’s relationship with a portfolio of clients

  • Managing a wide range of tax assignments including tax advisory projects, corporate and group structuring, transfer pricing, M & A tax and engagements with tax authorities

  • Coordinating the work of the team to ensure that the tax payment and return filing deadlines are met for a portfolio of corporate tax clients

  • Contributing towards collective financial objectives for billing, net fee income and cash collection

  • Involvement in peer wide training and working with the partners and senior management to mentor and develop the team

  • Strengthening relationships with existing clients and developing new business opportunities through working closely with them

  • Contributing to firm and department marketing and business development initiatives

  • Working with partners on tax knowledge creation and marketing/business development


Essential Criteria

  • AITI qualified and a qualified accountant with a minimum of 5 years working in practice at manager level

  • Experience of working with a team to coordinate and manage a portfolio of clients for corporation tax compliance purposes ensuring the relevant client deadlines are met and that department and team procedures are implemented to ensure accuracy of corporation tax computations and returns.

  • Experience of managing, with a team, corporation tax compliance for larger corporates and involvement in and experience of leading or contributing to tax consultancy assignments

  • In-depth knowledge of, and significant experience in, interpreting Irish Tax legislation, relevant commentary and case law and applying that to practical client situations and tax planning opportunities

  • Fluent English with excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent organisational and planning capabilities

  • Ability to work to deadlines and deliver under pressure

  • Excellent computer-literacy skills