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Evelyn Partners

Evelyn Partners’s personal wealth management services include financial planning, investment management and advice, online execution-only investing and personal tax advice. For businesses, its range of services include assurance and accounting, business tax advice, employee benefits, forensic advice, fund administration, recovery and restructuring, as well as corporate finance and transaction services.


Our Bristol office comprises 35 partners and directors and around 190 staff working from offices in the heart of the city.

We focus primarily on the Mid-market, owner-managed businesses, private clients and professionals, and provide robust, open and honest support.  Our skill is to link our many service offerings to provide ‘joined up' thinking, delivered in an approachable and pragmatic way with a high degree of partner involvement.

Private Client Tax Services

Many individuals seek help with their taxes whether it is due to lack of time, the complexity of the annual tax return process or to find tax efficient strategies. Whatever their reason, we can help individuals from all walks of life with all the tax issues they may face. We can deal with compliance obligations and reporting requirements while also offering high level planning advice on a domestic and international level.


Purpose of role:

To manage own portfolio of clients and working with senior staff on consultancy and advisory personal tax planning and offshore projects.

Key responsibilities:

  • Deliver excellent client service by maintaining client relationships
  • Manage a portfolio of personal clients with complex tax affairs, focusing on non-UK domiciled individuals, HNWIs, and some trusts
  • Day to day responsibility for meeting both client and compliance deadlines, monitoring time limits and elections
  • Liaise proactively with clients on advisory matters
  • Assisting Partners in, and where appropriate, lead tax planning projects such as non-domicile issues, onshore and offshore trusts (and other structures) and, capital gains and inheritance tax issues
  • Manage HMRC enquiries and LDF related matters and dealing with HMRC correspondence of both compliance and advisory nature
  • Responsible for billing and monitoring budgets
  • Review compliance and basic advisory work prepared by more junior members of staff
  • Assist with managing junior member of staff including helping them with technical and personal development
  • Present at technical training sessions
  • Engage in personal business development activities and support business development activities of the team
  • Maintain technical knowledge
  • Ensuring internal procedures are adhered to and responsible for some departmental administrative tasks


Key Competencies:

  • Planning and Organising - must be able to plan workload in order to prioritise work to meet conflicting deadlines and cope with pressure. Must be able to instruct others, delegate appropriately and control delegated work.
  • Written and Oral communication - good written communication skills are necessary to draft reports and correspondence with clients and HMRC to explain technical issues in an easily understandable manner. Must have good inter-personal skills to be able to liaise with clients and other staff members.
  • Team work - provide link in chain to supervise staff members below and support Partners above. To be a reference point for technical and other queries to motivate staff and liaise with Partners when difficulties arise.
  • Technical Expertise - maintain technical knowledge. Need to be able to understand issues, spot potential problems and provide solutions.
  • Account Management - maintain portfolio of clients and able to retain and develop relationship with existing clients. Responsible for preparing budgets on jobs, time chargeability and WIP and debtor management. To be commercially astute.
  • Analytical Thinking - when presented with data, need to be able to provide workable solutions.

Candidate Profile


  • Qualified Chartered Accountant and/or Chartered Tax Adviser

Key Experience/Skills:

  • Significant relevant experience gained within a professional services firm.
  • Sound knowledge of private client tax issues with particular experience of advising non domiciled individuals and dealing with complex capital gains tax and inheritance tax matters.
  • Demonstrable experience of delivering tax planning/advisory projects.
  • Demonstrable experience of managing complex compliance issues.
  • People management and organisational

About Evelyn Partners

Evelyn Partners is the UK’s leading integrated wealth management and professional services group, created by the merger of Tilney and Smith & Williamson on 1 September 2020.

With £54.8 billion of assets under management (as of 30 June 2021), it ranks as the third largest UK wealth manager measured by revenues and the eighth largest professional services firm ranked by fee income. The Group currently operates through three principal brands: Evelyn Partners, and online investment service Bestinvest. It has a network of 28 offices across the UK, as well as the Republic of Ireland and the Channel Islands. Through its operating companies, the Group offers an extensive range of financial and professional services to individuals, family trusts, professional intermediaries, charities, and businesses.

Value statement

Evelyn Partners’s chosen purpose to “place the power of good advice into more hands” succinctly encapsulates the group’s central mission of supporting both individuals and businesses to achieve their goals.

In delivering its purpose, Evelyn Partners have set out three core values that it is committed to embedding in the culture of the business:

  • Personal — we treat you as an individual: We are a people business at heart and strive to deliver a friendly, inclusive, and personalised service to all of our clients, large and small.
  • Partnership — we go further together: We develop relationships that stand the test of time, spanning multiple generations. We partner across the full breadth of our expertise to create value for our clients, our company and society at large.
  • Performance — we strive for more: We are ambitious for our clients and for ourselves, so we aim to be a forward-thinking and innovative business that leads the way in the industry.

Diversity statement

The Evelyn Partners Group recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and is committed to treating all colleagues with dignity and respect regardless of race, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief. At Evelyn Partners we are committed to equal opportunities in all aspects of our work.