Robert Half

Tax Accountant

Robert Half
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£55000 - £65000 per annum + 10% bonus
20 Feb 2019
20 Mar 2019
James Scott
Job Role
Professional Membership
Contract Type

A unique role pulling tax accountancy and tax related matters in-house, developing and maintaining these procedures for an established and growing Manchester / Salford business. Best suited to a a dynamic and commercial candidate, you will be at the forefront of proposing and driving change in this exciting Group position. There is vast scope for personal and business development and plenty of opportunity to 'put your stamp' on the job.

To be considered for this position, you must be CTA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with demonstrable tax experience.


Tax Accountant Key Responsibilities:
  • Preparation of tax accounting disclosures for group and subsidiary statutory accounts
  • Corporate tax planning and compliance, including preparation and management of the year-end tax computations, control of tax payments and support in tax planning initiatives
  • Tax compliance including CIS, preparation and review of returns, advice and guidance to the business
  • Oversight of employee tax compliance including advice and guidance to HR on employment tax issues
  • Ownership of all tax related P&L and Balance Sheet numbers as part of the month end close process
  • Supporting the planning process by providing group tax forecasts
  • Assist in evaluating, monitoring and mitigating tax compliance risks including advising of where changes in tax laws will affect the group
  • Implementing robust group transfer pricing policies and maintaining appropriate transfer pricing documentation
  • Development of our tax systems and tax governance
  • Assist Head of Finance with other tax related stakeholder requests.
  • HMRC relationship management and leading role in tax enquiry responses
  • Assist Head of Finance with other tax related stakeholder requests.

  • CTA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with demonstrable tax experience.
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Strong communicator with ability to explain complex financial issues in 'plain English' to non-finance managers.
  • Not afraid to propose and drive change
  • Self-starter with a desire to work hard
  • Ideally Tax Planning or Tax Accountant experience in a prior job
  • Ideally knowledge and understanding of IFRS, UK GAAP and tax accounting
  • Experienced with VAT and transfer pricing (Not essential)


Established Engineering group with explosive recent growth from ~£100mil to ~£170mil within 12 months. Taking a bullish approach to 2019/2020, hiring a Tax Accountant is a major part of their expansion plans. Employee-oriented with a flexible and forward-thinking approach to work, benefits etc. A truly great company.

Salary & Benefits

£55,000-£65,000 region depending on experience, 10% annual bonus, ~6% pension, ~27days holiday

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply. By applying to this position, you acknowledge that you have read and accept the following terms:

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