Qualifications Technical Adviser (Tax)

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Job no: 499400
Work type: Fixed Term Contract
Location: UK - Office based or Remote, London
Categories: Accountancy, Strategy / Development, Writing / Editing

We’re currently looking for a Qualifications Technical Adviser (Tax) on a fixed term contract until July 2022 to cover for maternity leave.  This position sits within the ACCA Qualification department.  It can be based from home or in either of our London or Glasgow offices. 


The job

On a day to day basis, you’ll be involved in the following:

  • Leading the quality assurance and standard setting of the content and style of the examinations for the tax exams
  • Reviewing psychometric analysis of exam question performance and providing feedback to ensure robust and fair results
  • Being a technical source of expertise for ACCA in matters relating to exams
  • Developing new syllabi content for ACCA through showing continual awareness of changes influencing the profession
  • Selecting and managing suitable examining team members and contributing to the training of, and feedback to them


The person

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has a professional accountancy qualification, or equivalent, obtained mainly with good first time passes and has post qualifying tax experience AND/OR has a Chartered Tax Adviser qualification and tax experience
  • Has a strong academic background, including good class of degree
  • Has an excellent technical understanding of the subject matter of the tax exams
  • Has experience of working in an educational environment with a clear understanding of the levels at which each exam is set
  • Has the ability to balance multiple exams across a session with CBE provision to ensure that all are at the same standard
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and external contacts including those working at partner level in accounting practice or professors in academia


The perks 

And in working with us, you’ll enjoy:

  • Core benefits including private healthcare, pension, life assurance, employee assistance programme and Nudge (a financial wellbeing tool)
  • Customisable benefits including health assessments, healthcare cash plan, dental cover, gadget insurance and much, much more
  • Flexible working times to support work/life balance.  In addition, though we may not always be able to accommodate, we'll always consider all requests for flexible working arrangements


Interested in this role?  Click Apply to submit your application.  


Equality, diversity and inclusion statement

At ACCA we recognise the value inherent to a diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment.  In line with our values, we're committed to removing artificial barriers, creating connections and embracing diversity.  We're passionate about eliminating unlawful discrimination, harassment and victimisation, ensuring no employee or applicant is treated less favourably than another.  We want to create opportunity for all so that everyone working for ACCA feels supported at work and can be themselves.

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