Business/ Corporate Tax Semi Senior

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Corporate Tax

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    David Elliott

  • Contact email:

    daxtra.ukit@hays.com

  • Job ref:

    4006188_1623929173

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-17

  • Client:

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Job Title: Corporate Tax Semi Senior/Senior Location: London Salary: Up to £38,000 + benefits


I am currently working on a great opportunity for a junior Corporate Tax candidate to join one of the leading accountancy firms in the UK. They're looking for someone who is/has worked in a well established Corporate Tax team in an accountancy practice and is comfortable preparing corporate tax computations. A great package and full study support is on offer as well as clear progression pathway.

Responsibilities for this role include:


  • Preparing annual corporation tax returns and tax computations
  • Reviewing tax returns and accompanying workings as drafted by accounts staff
  • Advising clients on corporation tax liabilities
  • Electronically filing tax returns and monitoring deadlines
  • Drafting replies to client or third party correspondence, seeking further input as appropriate
  • Assisting in dealing with enquiries raised by HMRC
  • Various ad hoc work as it arises such as technical research

Requirements for this role include:

  • 2 years' experience working in a corporate tax environment is preferred
  • Ideally ATT qualified
  • Proven track record of preparing corporate tax computations under minimal supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


You will be a member of a growing corporation tax specialist team focusing on providing pro-active corporation tax services to a wide range of clients operating in a variety of industry sectors, including owner managed businesses. You will need to be client facing, show willingness to work as part of a team and be able to meet deadlines.

Essential Job Functions
Duties and responsibilities would include the following:

  • Corporation tax compliance work on a portfolio of clients including both standalone companies and groups
  • Liaising with HMRC on queries into tax returns
  • Basic introduction to tax advisory work, under the supervision of managers, to partners and clients including
    • research and development tax relief
    • group tax planning
    • venture capital tax reliefs
    • share schemes and valuations
    • Preparation of the tax sections of due diligence reports
  • Completion of EMI and EIS/SEIS documentation
  • Assisting managers with billing and managing work in progress on portfolio of clients

Person Specification

Work Based Competencies

  • Part Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA/CA or equivalent), either working in a corporation tax role or with exposure to Corporation tax in a general practice role. Alternatively, the candidate can have relevant corporation tax experience qualified at least to ATT level.
  • Has previously managed a client portfolio would be preferred but not essential
  • Good Microsoft skills, outlook, excel, word
  • Knowledge of Alphatax preferred but not essential

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