Business Analyst - Shares and Assets Valuation

Location
Nottingham
Salary
£33,080 - £35,977 + benefits
Posted
21 May 2022
Closes
04 Jun 2022
Ref
211244
Contract Type
Permanent

Summary

At HMRC, we are committed to crafting a phenomenal place to work for all our colleagues; an inclusive and respectful environment that reflects the diversity of the society we serve.

We want to improve the potential of everyone who chooses to join us, and we offer a range of flexible working patterns and support to make an exciting career at HMRC accessible to you.

Diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to our success and we encourage applications from all people from all backgrounds with the experience and skills needed to perform this role.

It's a very exciting time to join HMRC as we are growing rapidly. HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) is one of the largest Government Departments and almost every individual and business in the UK is a direct customer of HMRC.

We are around 68,000 people serving 45 million customers and 5 million businesses and counting.

About the Team

Based in Nottingham and part of Business, Assets and International, Shares & Assets Valuation's (SAV) job is to provide specialist valuations on everything from chattels, livestock and shares to Intellectual Property as part of HMRC's compliance activity. We provide valuations for teams across HMRC, on both individual and company taxation.

Over the years SAV has developed a level of expertise and the breadth of the work undertaken by SAV requires the Business Analyst Valuers to be experts not only in valuation methodology but to have finely honed negotiation and communication skills too.

The role of this Business Analyst has been mapped onto the career pathway for the tax professional. The role will be focusing on Business Valuation. This is encompassed within the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and successful candidates will be expected to work towards RICS accreditation.

Job description

On joining our great team, successful candidates will be required to undertake SAV's highly regarded training course which is accredited by (RICS).

This lasts two years and by joining the office you would be committing to completing this course. You will initially undertake an intensive six-month formal course involving classroom sessions, self-study, training exercises and a final assessment. We will provide plenty of support, advice and guidance along the way.

On successfully completing this first six-month section, our new BA's will join a 'general valuation' team. Under the guidance of more experienced colleagues, you will pursue an 18-month structured development programme of supervised casework to help you grow and progress smoothly into the role.

Following the completion of this consolidation training, you will be given responsibility for your own allocation of valuations.

This opportunity is conditional on developing the attributes to become a RICS associate member following the further 18 months on the job training as a Business Analyst - Shares and Assets Valuer.

If you are NOT successful at any stage of the training programme you will not be able to continue in this function and your position will have to be re-assessed.

Responsibilities

The overall function of this Business Analyst role within SAV, will require you to work closely with colleagues across HMRC where valuation issues are involved.

You will work as part of a team led by a Senior Valuer (Senior Business Analyst) and you will need to be comfortable working independently, prioritising your work and managing your own case load of valuations to a high standard.

Your main duties will include:-

  • Risk assessing valuations referred by colleagues within HMRC
  • Developing a valuation through research and information gathering
  • Progressing the case through correspondence and face to face meetings and appropriate use of enforcement powers
  • Keeping HMRC colleagues informed of progress
  • Building constructive and collaborative relationships across SAV's customer base in HMRC
  • Sharing knowledge with colleagues in SAV by providing technical support
  • SAV is keen to grow within HMRC and you will also need to contribute to this ambition.

Essential Criteria:

A Degree OR a relevant qualification OR relevant experience.

You will be numerate, well organised, adept at research and analysis and able to present their arguments persuasively both in writing and in conversation.

Benefits

  • Learning and development tailored to your role
  • An environment with flexible working options
  • A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
  • A Civil Service pension

Team members that are moving offices as a result of the Locations Programme will be entitled to a Moves Adjustment Payment for three years where they incur additional costs. This is calculated based on the difference between the costs of travelling to and from the new and old office, over a weekly period. You will get more detail on this as part of targeted locations move communications.

Apply before 11:55 pm on Monday 6th June 2022

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