Corporate tax manager

Letchworth Garden City, UK
10 Sep 2019
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Our clients Tax team is currently recruiting for a CTA qualified manager with extensive tax experience and with a minimum of 3 years post qualification experience. The successful candidate will work alongside the current tax partners on a range of work including corporate tax compliance and advisory, HMRC interventions, VAT advisory, employment / share scheme advisory and compliance, restructurings and a variety of valuation reports for both fiscal and divorce purposes.

Principle Responsibilities

The following list of responsibilities is not designed to be exclusive, but serves to illustrate the scope of the role.

Corporate Tax

Corporation tax reviews on year end files
Dealing with the firm's fee protection offering, including pricing and provider and making of claims / agreeing fees with the insurer
Assisting clients through HMRC interventions on CT, PAYE, VAT
Advisory on capital allowances
Advisory on corporate restructuring including advance clearances from HMRC
R&D claims
Point of reference for managers / partners in other departments


Advisory and implementation of share schemes
Compliance relating to share transactions (forms 40 / 42 etc)
Small number of ad-hoc issues including modified PAYE scheme advisory and compliance for seconded employees to UK company


Advisory work
Registrations / changes to registrations
Implementation of VAT during transactions


Task ownership, taking responsibility for delivery, cost control and billing
Involvement in productising, marketing and selling services to clients
Development of new revenue streams for the firm relating to tax services
Providing basic training to new staff members / existing staff on new issues
Problem solving including system / control development on tax matters

Skills Required

Strong technical knowledge of corporate tax and able to apply the rules to client circumstance
At least awareness level of knowledge on VAT / Employment tax issues
Able to take a holistic view of client circumstances, not 'advising in a vacuum'
Able to absorb and process information to plan and execute tasks appropriately
Able to manage time and workloads to deliver tasks on time
Able to work to deadlines
Able to use own initiative
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Interpersonal skills to enable positive staff and client interaction
Willing and able to adapt to sector developments and emerging issues in tax

Flexible hours working round a core 9-5.30, and excellent long term opportunity
Required skills

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