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Tax Manager

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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly skilled Tax Manager to join a dynamic team in Manchester. This role offers the chance to lead a dedicated tax team, ensuring the delivery of tax compliance and statutory reporting cycle. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to business projects, identifying and addressing tax implications.

With a competitive salary range of £55,000 - £70,000 and flexible work-from-home options, this role provides an excellent platform for career growth and development.

  • Lead a dedicated tax team based in Manchester
  • Contribute to business projects by identifying and addressing tax implications
  • Enjoy a competitive salary range of £55,000 - £70,000 with flexible work-from-home options

What you'll do:

As a Tax Manager, you will play a pivotal role in leading a dedicated team based in Manchester. Your primary responsibility will be overseeing the delivery of tax compliance and the statutory reporting cycle. You will also be instrumental in driving process improvements through risk-based reviews. Your expertise will be crucial in contributing to business projects where you will identify and address tax implications. Furthermore, you will prepare computations supporting tax disclosures in Group and subsidiary statutory accounts. Your leadership skills will be put into practice as you guide your team towards enhancing efficiency in corporate tax compliance. Additionally, you will provide valuable support to the Head of Tax by offering advice on various business matters.

  • Lead the Manchester-based tax team responsible for delivering tax compliance and the statutory reporting cycle
  • Undertake risk-based reviews to drive process improvements and support the annual submission of the Senior Accounting Officer certificate
  • Contribute to business projects, ensuring that tax implications are identified and addressed
  • Prepare computations to support tax disclosures in Group and subsidiary statutory accounts
  • Improve processes to enhance efficiency of corporate tax compliance
  • Support Head of Tax in providing advice to the business on various matters including VAT recoverability, PAYE queries relating to benefits in kind, and corporate tax issues relating to business activities

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Tax Manager position brings along proven financial capability coupled with strong tax knowledge. This expertise should ideally be gained from working for a top/mid-tier accounting firm or within an industry's tax function. A proactive and forward-thinking mindset is essential, along with a pragmatic approach to problem-solving. The ability to pay attention to detail without losing sight of the bigger picture will be crucial in this role. We are looking for someone who is determined to see tasks through to completion, can meet deadlines while remaining calm under pressure, and holds a CTA or ACA qualification with 1-2 years post-qualification experience.

  • Proven financial capability with strong tax knowledge and experience gained from working for a top/mid-tier accounting firm or a tax function in industry
  • Proactive, forward-thinking mindset with a pragmatic approach to problem-solving
  • Attention to detail without losing sight of the bigger picture
  • Determination to see tasks through to completion
  • Ability to meet deadlines while remaining calm under pressure
  • Qualified CTA or ACA with 1-2 years post-qualification experience

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in their industry, known for their commitment to excellence and continuous improvement. They offer an inclusive and supportive work environment where every team member's contribution is valued. Their flexible work-from-home policy demonstrates their understanding of the importance of work-life balance. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company that not only offers competitive remuneration but also provides ample opportunities for career growth and development.

What's next:

Ready to take your career to the next level? Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

Apply today by clicking on the link!

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Accountancy & Finance

Focus: Tax

Industry: Accountancy

Salary: £55,000 - £70,000 per annum + car allowance, bonus

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Manchester

Job Reference: JBQTFZ-BD252806

Date posted: 21 May 2024

Consultant: Jake Bain

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