Tax Manager - London SW1

Sheltons Accountants Ltd
London (Central)
14 Apr 2018
17 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Looking for a refreshing change?

We at Sheltons are seeking a Tax Manager / Business Services Manager for our new office located in central London.

As a Tax Manager / Business Services Manager you will be working with a small team in modern offices, in a very international environment. Sheltons Accountants and Business Advisers (Sheltons Group) work exclusively with internationally operating businesses. Sheltons Group is a well-established firm with offices in Sydney, Copenhagen, Malta and now London.

The position - how you could help us

  • Primarily acting as hands on manager of our UK office clients, typically being smaller foreign-owned UK private companies, with most contact with the overseas head offices (the US, Australia, South Africa, etc)
  • Initially assisted by an office manager and a bookkeeper/accountant as well staff in other offices including the Sheltons Group Managing Partner, Ned Shelton and external firms as required
  • The provision to clients - using internal and external support - of advice and assistance in the tax, accounting, general business and company secretarial areas, as well as attending to internal office managerial and office functions
  • You would supervise staff and later be involved in recruiting
  • You would gradually become more involved in businesses development

Professional characteristics


  • 7-10 years’ UK accounting or tax experience
  • Significant recent experience in company tax with a UK accounting firm
  • Preferably a UK qualified accountant
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Proven skills in staff and client management
  • Be able to command the respect of clients (especially Western European) with your knowledge of the UK generally, including business knowledge
  • Currently at Supervisor or Manager level in a UK accounting firm

An advantage if:

  • you have lived and worked in another major country
  • are familiar with Sage Line 50
  • speak another major language
  • have some experience in the taxation of expats in the UK
  • have a good knowledge of VAT
  • have company secretarial experience
  • have some knowledge of UK business visa laws.

Personal characteristics

  • Ambitious, self-motivated, energetic
  • Enjoy travel and have no problems traveling abroad
  • Social, team-minded and outgoing

What we offer

  • Initial training in our Copenhagen office (approximately two weeks)
  • Genuine opportunities for rapid advancement
  • An exciting position with a small, dynamic, internationally-orientated firm
  • An opportunity to develop your skills and network
  • A very international environment
  • Some overseas travel and substantial interaction with clients and colleagues abroad

To apply for this Tax Manager / Business Services Manager role please click on the 'Apply’ link.

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