Role: Corporate Tax Manager
Location: Letchworth Garden City
Status: Permanent full time
Salary: £43 - 45k
Our client is a Top 15 firm of Chartered Accountants with offices in Letchworth Garden City.
The partners and staff in Letchworth Garden City provide a range of accounting, audit, taxation, probate, bookkeeping and payroll services to a diverse portfolio of clients.
As well as SMEs (small to medium-sized enterprises), they also look after the business concerns of very small entities such as sole-traders and partnerships as well as the affairs of some large businesses with much more complex, technical requirements.
The 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.
The following list of responsibilities is not designed to be exclusive, but serves to illustrate the scope of the role.
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
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
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
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
The hours are 37.5 per week
Salary commensurate with experience
33 days’ holiday (including bank holidays)
If you are interested in applying for this role please call Lorna Ballard at Hales Group Recruitment on or email your cv to