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Corporate Tax Director – Tax Accounting Group Midlands

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We’re BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions businesses need to navigate today’s changing world.

We’ll broaden your horizons

Working hard and working together, our Tax team thrives on keeping busy. Friendly, driven and diverse, they service our clients across the country and around the world. By providing expertise in many different specialist areas of tax, they collaborate across BDO to deliver wider business solutions. From meeting clients’ evolving business needs to managing changes to legislation, there are always fresh challenges to face in the Tax team. If you’re after a career that will keep you on your toes, we’ll give you the autonomy to drive your career forward.

We’ll help you succeed

BDO’s Tax Accounting Group is a newly formed national group bringing together tax professionals who specialise in tax accounting and tax audit work.  Headed by a specialist equity partner, we can offer an exciting and quality career path for ambitious people. 

This role will involve taking day to day responsibility for the Tax Accounting Group outside of London.  Working with the lead partner to build up the Midlands hub you will be at the forefront of developing this specialism on a national basis.  As such it provides a unique opportunity for the right individual to influence and direct this area, with all of the associated career opportunities.

The Tax Accounting Group provides tax audit support on our largest, high-profile audits across a range of clients and sectors.  In addition, we act as tax accounting specialists to our non-audit clients, assisting with complex provisioning engagements and the tax accounting aspects of GAAP conversions, carve out accounting and acquisition accounting.  Clients include FTSE companies, AIM listed companies, large inbounds and private equity backed businesses.


Your role will be to take primary responsibility for a number of our largest audits, directing a team beneath you, reporting to the lead partner, and building relationships with senior audit partners and clients.  You will also work on a number of ad hoc, project based engagements working with other BDO teams, using your tax accounting knowledge in different contexts to deliver the best to our clients.   

You will drive the development and maintenance of best practice materials and a consistent approach to this work, designing and delivering training to both the tax and audit practices, and building key relationships with providers of work.

When you join us, we’ll make your growth our priority. If you can demonstrate the following skills, we can help you go far. We’re looking for someone with:

  • Extensive prior experience of tax accounting and tax auditing.
  • In depth knowledge of tax accounting under FRS102, IFRS and US GAAP.
  • General corporate tax experience providing corporate tax advisory and compliance services to a variety of clients.
  • Project management skills, including managing your own portfolio of engagements.
  • Experience of managing a team.
  • Experience of coaching and training more junior staff.
  • Experience of dealing with client senior management and key stakeholders.
  • Educated to degree level, and CTA and/or ACA qualified or equivalent

We’re in it together

At BDO, we believe that when our people feel valued and rewarded, their potential is unlimited. We offer highly competitive starting salaries and review remuneration packages regularly to ensure that our pay always positively reflects performance. As well as offering support with tuition and professional qualifications, we also provide the following core benefits:

●          28 days’ holiday;

●          access to a Group Personal Pension Plan, with matched employer contributions;

●          Life Assurance cover;

●          Income Protection insurance;

That’s not all. We understand that everyone is different, so we offer a range of voluntary benefits to suit every lifestyle. Our flexible benefits platform means our people can choose from a range of tax efficient options to design a benefit package that best suits them. They can:

●          buy up to ten days’ extra holiday;

●          add on Private Medical, Personal Accident, Dental or Travel Insurance; Home Technology

●          enrol in our Bikes to Work scheme;

●          enjoy discounts at cinemas, dining out, shopping and gyms through our Employee Discounts arrangement;

●          receive an interest free season ticket loan or interest free graduate loan;

●          access additional services like our financial wellbeing platform, online GP service or our Employee Assistance Programme

We understand that everyone works in different ways and the same environment isn’t always suited to every task. So we give you choice and flexibility around how, when and where you work, providing you with the environment, digital tools and training to enable you to deliver your best for yourself, your team, and your clients.

We’re looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy. Our success is powered by our people, which is why we’re always finding new ways to invest in them. Across 17 UK locations, we are 6,000 unique minds coming together to help our clients reach their ambitions.

We’ve got a clear purpose, and we’re confident in our future, because we’re adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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