Corporate Tax Senior Manager - Low Pressure Can Produce Diamonds

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Corporate Tax

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70000 - £85000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Medet Ali

  • Contact email:

    mail@creativetaxrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)20 7 464 4243

  • Job ref:

    158B

  • Published:

    2 days ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-10-03

  • Startdate:

    2019-09-03

  • Client:

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We are recruiting for the corporate tax team of a ranked firm. The head of the team wants to bring on a corporate tax professional who can progress to director.

This is a friendly environment filled with top performers who don’t have to work long hours to get things done. In other words no clock watching and plenty of autonomy.

The head of corporate tax has been one of the main drivers in developing the firm into a successful place that high achievers want to work. They are smart enough to know that good people need the freedom to really excel and develop. They know when to get out of your way and when to provide you with support.

There is not a constant pressure to hit targets, as the firm is focused on long term thinking.

The team has plenty of work and a large client base with plenty of untapped opportunity.


A few notes on the firm and team: 

This is a profitable firm with a strong tax practice.

The success of the firm has been thanks to to successful management decisions and securing senior hires that have added to the firm’s fee base. This is a modern firm that does not believe in creating a silo mentality or solely basing its remuneration on billing. In other words you get rewarded for the contributions you make.

Partners are friendly, approachable and available.

Growth is organic and there is plenty of work in the corporate tax team.

Some aspects of the role:

Planning and ad-hoc projects

Undertake tax advisory projects, reporting to the tax partners and often working alongside non tax specialists from other teams - corporate finance. Tax work includes: tax structuring, transactions tax and international tax, remuneration planning, share option schemes, EIS

Manage a portfolio of corporate tax clients.

Review corporation tax computations and returns for your portfolio.

You can also have the opportunity to get involved in the following:

  • Involvement in marketing.
  • involved in in-house training.
  • Involvement in presentations.
  • Involvement in business development.

The team does not get it’s people to take on responsibilities they don’t wish to pursue, but supports its strength.

Development opportunities range from studying for professional qualifications to personal and management development.

Prospects to director are extremely positive with no direct competition. You can be ambitious at this team and still have a great work life style balance - a genuine one.

A summary of the main aspects of the position:

  • Undertake tax advisory projects
  • Reviewing corporation tax computations and returns for your portfolio
  • Assist with marketing the firm’s corporate tax function to both external clients and internal clients within the firm
  • Mentor and manage more junior staff


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