Corporate Tax Manager – City of London


Role Overview

  • To work as part of the Tax Consulting team managing tax based projects, including corporate reorganisations, incorporations, share schemes, R&D tax, capital allowances, loan relationships, intangible assets, property transactions, corporate transaction structuring, tax due diligence and other ad-hoc tax projects.
  • A Tax Consulting Manager will act as a specialist with responsibility for tax advice to a small dedicated client base and in addition will handle a wide range of referrals for occasional assignments, together producing fees of £250,000 per annum or more.
  • The Manager will take full responsibility for client requirements and require little partner involvement beyond final review. 
  • He or she will be fully responsible for WIP control, billing procedures and debtor control and will take full responsibility for the effective production of work within the team, including mentoring, assisting with team organisation and  team appraisals.  He or she will be commercial and proactive in fee development


Principle Responsibilities:

  • Consistently produces complete report and advice to a high standard in accordance with PB specialist requirements, needing final partner review only.
  • Effective provision of tax planning advice to clients, both direct to clients and through corporate and business team portfolio managers throughout the firm.
  • Displays pro-active awareness of current relevant legislation, compliance standards and potential advantages, relating them to client situations.
  • Proactively identifies new clients and opportunities.
  • Effectively controls own portfolio and client costs.
  • Effectively delegates work to and mentors the team, including planning, instruction and review of work, and giving constructive feedback through job appraisals.
  • Raises high quality business correspondence including technically demanding reports, advice letters etc whilst demonstrating a value for money service to clients.
  • Takes full responsibility for WIP, billing procedures and debtor control through liaison with appropriate Partners.
  • Focuses on effective work for good clients and queries additional work for uncommercial clients with relevant partners.
  • Welcomes opportunities to meet with referral sources for fee development purposes.
  • Includes opportunities for fee development in client conversations or correspondence where appropriate.
  • Is the main point of contact for client queries in most instances.
  • Maintains effective working relationships with clients including proactive contact. 
  • Assists with proposals and presentations to potential clients.
  • Assists with marketing opportunities including networking and doing seminar presentations on relevant tax topics.
  • Completes timesheets on a timely basis in line with firm’s policy


Person Specification:

Work based competencies

  • Ideally CTA qualified
  • An assertive and confident communicator (internally and externally)
  • An effective team leader, producing reliable results and commanding respect from the team
  • Strong IT skills
  • Great commercial awareness with the ability to capitalise on opportunities
  • Pro-active identification of opportunities to refer clients to PB specialists
  • Able to influence decision making

  Behavioural competencies

  • Positive energy and team player.
  • Effective problem solver and creative thinker.
  • Well organised and self-motivated
  • Efficient and encourages efficiency in others
  • Shows excellent judgement
  • Mature and professional: takes responsibility for the job


Benefits Package:

  • Smart Working (see link for further details
  • A relaxed and professional environment
  • Social Activities/Charitable Events
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Company Car/Fuel allowance via salary sacrifice
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • 25 days Holiday depending on level of qualification (ability to purchase up to 5 extra days annually under our flexible benefits scheme)
  • Life Assurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Retail Discounts as part of UK 200 Group


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