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City of London, London
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31 May 2019
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An immediate opportunity has arisen for an experienced Assistant Taxation Manager (Life Tax) to join our client, a leading Investment Manager based in London

Purpose of the role:

The Life Tax Oversight team is responsible for ensuring all daily, weekly and monthly life tax deliverables are completed accurately and on time. The role entails oversighting the work of other internal teams

As a manager of this team it will be the officer's role to ensure that all oversight tasks are completed in line with the sevice level agreements, all procedures have been followed and all errors have been remediated. The officer will also be responsible for managing staff workload and development.

Core responsibilities:

* Oversight of Tax reporting of OEIC and Unit Trust funds outsourced
* Take responsibility for the quality of service to assigned clients.
* Perform and/or monitor quality and internal controls for all team deliverables.
* Plan and manage the production process and the effective utilisation of resources with the support of the Taxation Manager.
* Identify issues and problems in service delivery and take remedial action, keeping the Taxation Manager informed.
* Review corporate documentation on processes, procedures and controls and evaluate the continuing effectiveness of these and related systems, initiating remedial action as necessary.
* Ensure documentation exists for any client-specific procedures.
* Monitor errors and potential breaches; complete relevant documentation and ensure training needs are identified and relevant training is carried out.
* Ensure adherence to Company and Departmental policies and procedures.
* Manage absences, time keeping and holiday/cover arrangements within the teams.
* Ensure contingency plans exist for the work of the team and contribute to the Business Continuity Plans and tests.
* Participate in the development, testing and implementation of new systems and products.
* Assist with planning and management of all relevant project work.
* Actively monitoring and managing the relationship with the teams that the Life Tax Team performs oversight for. Attending regular meetings and updating action and error logs where necessary.

Skills required:

* Experience of working in life fund taxation, fund administration, fund accounting or a similar environment.
* MCH/Equity-e knowledge preferred.

If you have similar experience to that outlined above and are looking for a temporary opportunity please forward your CV today.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003