Corporate Tax Manager

Michael Page
Northamptonshire, England
GBP55000 - GBP65000 per annum
26 Jul 2022
23 Aug 2022
JN -032022-5290160
Daniella Patience
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Full Time

Managing the tax team and the delivery of a quality compliance service across personal tax and corporate tax compliance

Client Details

Michael Page are pleased to be partnering with a leading independent practice who are looking to recruit an ambitious Tax Manager to join as a pivotal hire into their growing Tax team.

The firm has grown organically and sustained positive growth over the last year and they are looking to complement their growth with a new Tax professional. The firm's clients range in size; from small sole traders to large businesses with multi-million-pound turnover.

The successful individual will carve an influential role; playing a major part in the future development of the firm, whilst joining a team where every staff member has an opportunity to make a real difference. The firm encourages and fosters an ethos of quality service across the entire business, where individuals are developed to achieve their potential and career goals.


The key responsibilities for this Corporate Tax Manager position at a leading accountancy firm based in Northamptonshire are:

  • Managing the tax team and the delivery of a quality compliance service across personal tax and corporate tax compliance;
  • You will focus on delivering wide-ranging tax advice to the firm's clients, with a very mixed role across both personal and corporate tax;
  • You will work on wide-ranging tax planning and advisory work with examples across capital tax planning, IHT, trusts, wills, property-related tax advice and tax implications and planning for succession for example;
  • Significant involvement in corporate tax related work as well with the potential for involvement in mergers, sales and acquisitions tax advice, company reorganisations, R&D and other areas of corporate tax planning;
  • You will look to grow and develop the firm's tax department, managing the team;
  • To work closely with key colleagues and leaders across the business, and to provide a competitive and ambitious entrepreneurial approach to your work; and
  • Additional line management from time to time of team members of the Client Services Department.


In order for candidates to be successful when applying for this Corporate Tax Manager role at a leading accountancy firm in Northamptonshire, you must be:

  • You will be any of ATT/CTA/ACA/ACCA qualified with a career background in tax compliance and advisory/planning tax, gained within an accounting firm, or tax boutique firm of any size;
  • CTA qualified with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience;
  • Technical skill set based around consistent CTA training pathways and with quick progression with continual client-facing experience;
  • Trust tax including trust tax returns, IHT estate calculations, IHT lifetime tax, IHT planning and succession planning;
  • Capital gains tax including knowledge of all capital gains tax reliefs such as Entrepreneurs relief, rollover relief and gift relief;
  • Ideally, you will bring a mixed tax technical skills across both personal and corporate tax advice;
  • You may also bring a wider accountancy/mixed general practice background within your career, or equally may have focused entirely within the taxation sector throughout your career;
  • You will have developed your career to at least Manager levels and be looking for the right career move where you can lead and develop a growing tax team and department; and
  • A clear cut path to progress; along with looking to focus on advisory project work and deliver solutions to clients.

Job Offer

  • £55,000 - £65,000
  • Pension
  • Free parking
  • Fantastic office location and modern office space
  • Well-established and supportive team
  • Clear route to Partner should that be of attraction

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