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We are an innovative and ambitious integrated professional services practice. We are committed to providing outstanding service to and on behalf of our clients.

Continual growth and development are central to our business ethos. We encourage ambition and reward success. We are committed to creating an environment which encourages both efficient working practices as well as a friendly and sociable atmosphere.

We have drawn together a highly skilled, experienced and multi-lingual team from diverse backgrounds. We have an equal opportunities policy and welcome applicants for positions from any background.

If you share our aims and values of: excellent client service, expertise and integrity and you think you have what it takes, we will be happy to hear from you. Please send us a copy of your CV either by mail or email us on: hr@wiltongroup.com.

Before you meet us, get to know us

WiltonGroup is an independent professional services firm which looks after the affairs of a portfolio of businesses and private clients worldwide. Services offered include taxation, audit, accountancy and outsourcing, company and trust management, and corporate finance.

The highly experienced team includes qualified chartered accountants, tax planners, chartered secretaries and bankers. Wilton has 100+ employees with offices in London, Bristol, Isle of Man, Dubai and Dublin.

Wilton is led by Tony Flanagan, Managing Partner and Founder together with a long standing Executive team.


Role: Office Manager

Location: Dubai

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £Market

 

Key Responsibilities: Responsible for Managing the Dubai office, which will include incorporating mainland, free zone and offshore companies. Maintain legal, administrative and secretarial file. Client relationship management and working alongside an accountant to oversee the Accounts team.

  • Primary contact for existing and prospective clients.
  • Managing registration and license procedures as per incorporation plan for Wilton’s clients. Ensure that clients’ requirements have been implemented.
  • Regular contact with local government authorities for legalisations
  • Assisting clients in obtaining UAE residency package
  • Update market date to Wilton’s management and on the tree of knowledge.
  • Communicating regularly with the clients on your portfolio (meetings, telephone, email) to ensure service being delivered and identifying other services needed
  • Develop and deliver advice and consultancy to Wilton’s clients as per their requirements within the UAE
  • Create and update incorporation file on GEMS Secretarial
  • Billing clients in accordance with fee agreements and billing timetables.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with local banks, opening and operating bank accounts for clients (including acting as signatory)
  • Working with other departments within the group to ensure first class service is being delivered on a timely basis and with service deadlines
  • Technical ability to draft legal documents (minutes, agreements, trust, and memorandums) would be a significant advantage.
  • Ad hoc tasks as required from time to time

Specific Tasks:                    

Client Administration/Services:

  • Client relationships including:

Regular direct contact

Correspondence

Reporting to internal heads of department

Adhering to WiltonGroup’s client procedures and implementation thereof.

  • Company Secretarial:

Preparation of Minutes and share certificates.

Maintenance of the Company secretarial computer records

Maintenance of the Company and Trust compliance records

  • Other

Preparation of client bills

Ad hoc tasks as required form time to time

Processing of Bank applications

Qualifications:                                                                      

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited university with emphasis in business management.

Essential experience and skills     

  • Knowledge of incorporation procedures for UAE local, Free trade Zones and Offshore companies.
  • Analyze information and evaluate results to determine best solution for Wilton’s clients.
  • Exhibit effective and concise written communication skills.
  • Establish and maintain an interpersonal relationship skills.
  • A good team player
  • Strong organisation skill

Abilities and Disposition

  • Computer literate, e.g. familiarity with Word, Outlook and computerised database
  • Client service attitude
  • Able to prioritise
  • Hands on approach
  • The ability to use common sense
  • Ability to be discreet and to be totally confidential in undertaking the role
  • Able to be self-critical
  • Commitment, enthusiasm, drive, determination and a flexible approach to work including working hours sometimes
  • “Can do” positive attitude – find solutions not problems.

To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering letter to hr@wiltongroup.com.


Role: Head of Tax

Location: London

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £Market

Role overview

We are recruiting for an individual to join our London office leading the team as Head of Taxation. Reporting to the Managing Partner, you will have the opportunity to make a real impact in a collaborative and progressive environment.

Key responsibilities

Business Tax

  • Share incentive schemes, including EMI schemes, approved and unapproved schemes, restricted shares and conditional share arrangements
  • Company purchases of own shares
  • Incorporation of partnerships
  • Management buy-outs
  • Remuneration planning, including tax issues regarding termination payments
  • De-mergers and corporate re-organisations
  • Expatriate Tax planning,  including employment tax advice
Personal Tax
  • Tax planning for non-UK domiciles and persons leaving or arriving in the UK
  • Income and Capital Gains Tax planning
  •  Tax efficient structuring of transactions such as sales of unincorporated businesses
  • Advising on  UK residential property wrappers and de-enveloping corporate property holding structures
  • Inheritance tax planning, including matters relating to international estates
  • Taxation of non-UK residents
  •  Advice to sole practitioners on matters such as business property relief and business asset taper relief
  • Corresponding with HMRC, clients and other third parties regarding the on-going management of the clients’ tax affairs

 Candidate profile

  • Client focused delivering  a high quality service in an efficient manner
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Ability to build and develop meaningful and open relationships with all team members and clients
  • Manage your work and the team’s work effectively to maximise the success of Wilton
  • Ability to prioritise and work to tight deadlines under pressure
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Take a hands-on approach and get to the heart of the issue quickly and thoroughly
  • Ability to maintain know-how and keep up-to-date with new tax legislation

To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering letter to hr@wiltongroup.com.


Role: Property Administrator/Receptionist

Location: London

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £Market

Role overview

We are looking to hire an organised and confident Property Administrator to join a fast-paced property department which is part of the Wilton Group. The successful candidate should ideally have a strong interest in property and previous experience working in an administrative role. You will be covering all of the administration for the properties alongside the Property Manager. Fluent in Russian is a must.

Key responsibilities and duties include:

• General administrative duties
• Dealing with ASTs
• Prepare correspondence and documents
• Inventories, check ins and check outs
• Deposits
• Liaising with tenants and landlords
• Deal with client queries
• Creating and updating spreadsheets
• Inputting data
• Bookkeeping and keeping a record of receipts and expenses
• Work directly with the Family Office and Wealth Management team to support the department when required on daily tasks and administrative duties

Requirements:
• Experience as a receptionist/administrator is necessary
• Experience working as a property administrator is preferred
• Excellent communication skills both written and oral
• Computer literate, e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
• Strong organisational skills
• Willing to learn
• Fluent in Russian

Job Expectations:
• Working alongside the Property Manager to oversee the management of the properties, ensuring projects are completed to an excellent standard.
• Using initiative and organisational skills to oversee the development of the properties.
• Organising a range of contractors to work at the properties on a daily basis.
• Building a list of preferred suppliers to carry out necessary work at the properties.
• Liaising with contractors to gather quotes, conduct price comparisons, and organise planning applications for the properties.
• Creating, reviewing and adhering to budgets and providing regular feedback to the Property Manager.
• Offering advice and solving problems as they arise.
• Liaising with estate agents and tenants at rented properties regarding all property administration.
• Ad Hoc travel between the office and the properties within the London area.
• Ad hoc administration in the office.

To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering letter to hr@wiltongroup.com.


Role: Senior Tax Specialist

Location: London

Contract: Permanent

Salary: £Market

Role overview

We are looking for an experienced tax professional to contribute to the development of our growing Tax Department in an advisory capacity with involvement in compliance matters.

Our Taxation team deals with a mixed portfolio of UHNWI and corporate clients with tax matters ranging from corporation tax, personal tax, OMBs, land tax transactions and indirect tax.

This is a mixed tax position therefore it will suit an individual with either a private client or corporation tax background who is interested in broadening their technical specialism and learn new areas of taxation. The team is looking for an individual who will deal with compliance work and will also become involved in advisory and planning projects.

Responsibilities and duties include:
• Handing a wide range of tax compliance matters for the client portfolio including personal tax returns, partnership returns and corporation tax returns;
• Completion of tax returns and tax reporting for individuals and onshore and offshore companies;
• Respond to HMRC and client enquiries regarding their personal and corporation tax affairs;
• Corresponding with HMRC, clients and other third parties regarding the on-going management of the clients’ tax affairs;
• Dealing with on-boarding of new clients, registering clients for annual tax filings and dealing with the closure of corporate entities, filing final tax returns and de-registration;
• Ability to assist with HMRC enquiries and prepare correspondence;
• Working closely with senior staff to develop advisory and technical tax planning skills;
• Confidently deal with client enquires, produce explanatory letters regarding HMRC;
• Has the ability to identify tax planning and/or tax relief opportunities when analysing data to prepare tax returns;
• Filing P11D’s, notifying clients when payments are due, arranging repayments and maintaining schedules of tax information for each client;
• Assisting with the billing and ensuring that the internal client workflow records are up-to-date; and
• The individual will have exposure to EU and international tax planning advisory work with the opportunity to take on more advisory responsibility in the future.

Requirements:
• Degree educated from a reputable university
• ATT qualified or equivalent
• 3 years tax experience in a professional services firm
• Accuracy and excellent attention to detail
• Service orientated
• Confident with a professional work-ethic
• Good time management skills, ability to work under pressure and manage workload to efficiently meet strict deadlines
• Organised, pro-active and able to make decisions supported by explanations
• Awareness of KYC/AML compliance
• Strong IT skills with previous exposure to tax, legal or finance professional software products
• Ability to maintain know-how and keep up-to-date with new tax legislation
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ambitious, motivated and a team player
• Excellent numeracy skills

To apply for this role please submit your CV and covering letter to hr@wiltongroup.com.

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