Tax Manager - FTSE Listed

Michael Page
Surrey / Berkshire
£60000 - £70000 per annum
10 Oct 2019
10 Nov 2019
Michael Ternent
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Listed Plc. based on the Berkshire/Surrey border is recruiting a sole charge Tax Manager position within the group finance team.

The role incorporates all aspects of tax and vat compliance, planning and strategy.

Client Details

Listed Plc. based on the Berkshire/Surrey border is recruiting a sole charge Tax Manager position within the group finance team.


To become the in-house tax leader, acting as the internal and external point of contact for all tax-related enquiries and analysis.

To develop and maintain a tax strategy for the Group.

To undertake tax planning for subsidiary companies and for Group reorganisations.

To undertake tax planning and provide internal advice in advance of land transactions (acquisitions or disposals) and business acquisitions.

To undertake tax due diligence prior to business acquisitions, and to liaise with external legal advisors where required. To have oversight of tax aspects of all legal documentation (share purchase agreements, tax deeds etc).

To monitor impacts and opportunities of tax legislation changes upon the Group and identify tax risks to ensure tax compliance.

To manage the corporation tax compliance for all companies including:

  • Managing the Group's day to day relationship with HMRC
  • Preparation of the Group's shadow capital allowance claims
  • Reviewing financial reporting standards to determine the tax impact

To manage the Group's VAT compliance, including:

  • Quarterly VAT returns
  • Partial exemption calculation
  • VAT structuring advice

To manage to Group's employment tax compliance, including:

  • To agree annually PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) with HMRC.
  • To ensure compliance with HMRC and accurate reporting of benefits in kind on P11D.
  • To prepare year end returns including payroll, share options, expenses and benefits in kind.

To support the finance department during year end and interim review

  • To calculate tax estimates and provide tax disclosures and support for the financial statements
  • To assist with the Group's annual subsidiary accounts.
  • To liaise with auditors and undertake year end and interim audit work where required.

To investigate and design or recommend appropriate systems to support tax compliance and ensure systems remain appropriate and up to date with UK tax legislation.

To maintain an accurate schedule of tax filing and payment deadlines and ensure all deadlines are met.


  • Strong academic credentials, CTA and/or ACA qualified (or equivalent) with PQE

  • Highly competent in tax research and proposing recommendations

  • Ability to develop and design processes, policies, work papers and templates

  • Eager to learn and problem solve, including taking initiative to propose solutions

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills at all levels

  • Strong work ethic, flexible, adaptive to change and a team player

  • Intermediate Excel skills and proficiency in Microsoft Word

Job Offer

Salary of £60,000 - £70,000 plus excellent benefits

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