Corporate Tax Senior Manager

Michael Page
£60000 - £80000 per annum
27 Feb 2023
27 Mar 2023
JN -012023-5901889
Robert Rollason
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

An expanding and highly successful corporate finance team and business based in St Albans is looking to bolster its team with the addition of an experienced Corporate Finance Senior Manager as a result of growth where you will carve an influential role and progress in your career.

Client Details

A highly successful accountancy practice based in St Albans. There are excellent prospects for career progression and development in this firm and role, as you will have opportunity to work closely and directly with highly experienced and well regarded professionals in this field, as a key right hand support, delivering on wide ranging project work across all areas of lead advisory, modelling, transaction support and due diligence. to a diverse client base across The Home Counties acting as trusted advisers throughout the deal. Clients range from entrepreneurial start-ups to OMB ad SME's through to large corporate clients. There is real opportunity to progress and carve an influential role with real exposure, at a key time in this firms corporate finance growth and development.


The key responsibilities for this Corporate Tax Senior Manager, based in St Albans will include:

  • Working primarily as part of the corporate client team, you will play a significant part in looking after
    corporate tax compliance and planning matters, with a strong team to support you. You will be
    instrumental in shaping that service
  • Your role will also be to help provide advice for our corporate clients and our own team, to help them
    delivery quality advice and service to our clients
  • You will work closely with our partners, existing tax teams, the audit and accountancy team, and
    other team members across the practice. Your client portfolio will offer involvement with a wide range
    of industries, companies, and businesses. Your work will primarily be on managing client
    relationships, and managing and delivery of advice on a wide range of advisory matters for clients.
  • The role involves some elements of detailed reviews of corporate tax computations on the larger and
    more complex clients. It also involves providing advice and making claims for tax relief on more
    technical matters such as R&D, capital allowances, loan relationships, losses, group efficiency, QIP's
    and a wide variety of corporate matters. However, the main focus of the role is to oversee the
    delivery of advisory matters.
  • Line management responsibilities is also part of the role


The successful candidate for this Corporate Tax Senior Manager role based in St Albans will have/be:

  • Accountancy (ACA or ACCA) qualification
  • Tax qualifications (CTA or ATT) also desirable (Study Support will be considered for the right candidate)
  • Excellent client service standards and work management skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills essential
  • Good working knowledge of Alphatax useful
  • Good team working skills
  • Experience working directly with clients
  • Ability to explain tax issues clearly and confidently in a non-technical manner
  • Good organisational skills
  • Experience in managing other team members would be useful
  • Experience working in practice on a wide range of corporate tax issues is essential:

 Capital allowances
 Research and development claims
 Patent Box
 Group tax planning
 ATED compliance
 Loss reliefs
 Investment companies
 Non-Resident Corporate Landlords
 Loan Relationships
 Overdrawn Directors Loan accounts
 Corporate Gains regime
 Re-organisations and mergers
 Management Buy Outs
 Sales of companies, Due Diligence and Tax Warranties and Indemnities
 Capital Gains tax, particularly BADR
 Incorporations
 Stamp Duty Land Tax
 Tax clearance procedures
 EMI Share option schemes - set up and EMI 40 returns
 Share valuations
 Employment related security returns

Job Offer

The key benefits for the candidate include:

  • Full time permanent role (part time applicants considered)
  • Salary and benefits depending on experience, starting from £60,000
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Excellent career development path and training
  • Pension with optional salary exchange scheme
  • Life Insurance at four times basic annual salary
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Annual leave starting at 25 days (plus Statutory Bank Holidays), increasing with length of service
  • Professional subscription fees paid
  • Benefits platform offering discounts, an Employee Assistance Programme, wellness platform, additional holiday purchase, cycle to work scheme
  • Generous recruitment referral scheme
  • Social committee organising numerous subsidised events
  • Casual dress
  • Kitchen stocked with free fruit, snacks and breakfast items plus hot and cold drinks
  • Flu vaccination

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