Corporate Tax manager

Posted 25 September by Mellis Blue
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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

  • CTA
  • Employment Tax
  • HMRC

Reference: 35271356

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