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Tax Consultant

Bristol (GB)
From £34,000 depending on experience
Closing date
25 Oct 2022

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Looking for a career with real purpose? This is it. Working with innovative businesses across a range of industries – providing trusted bespoke R&D tax advice that has real impact and helping to shape the future of innovation in the UK.

We’re ForrestBrown, a firm of chartered tax advisers specialising in research and development (R&D) tax. Our team has substantial experience and technical expertise in this field which, combined with our passion for our clients and entrepreneurial spirit, helps us deliver outstanding results for a wide portfolio of innovative clients. Established in 2013, we have offices in Bristol, Glasgow and London and are proud to be one of the largest specialist R&D tax teams in the UK.

As a tax consultant, you’ll work collaboratively alongside our sector specialist, quality assurance and advisory practice teams to provide technically excellent R&D tax credit claims for your clients. Delivering technical reports and tax calculations and providing unmatched levels of client service and excellence in all that you do. You’ll get to know your clients’ businesses and fully understand their R&D projects; making sure they receive our exceptional ForrestBrown service and fully maximised claims. You’ll be the first point of contact for your clients – there to advise, assist and update them at every stage of their claim journey.

To be a great tax consultant at ForrestBrown, it’s fair to say you’ll need a good knowledge of tax. You will be fully qualified, in tax or accountancy, or have made significant progress towards being so (ideally CTA, ATT, ACA, ACCA or equivalent), but you won’t need to know all the specifics of R&D already – that’s something we can teach you. Most importantly, you’ll be the kind of person who won’t settle for being a cog in a machine but who’s eager to take responsibility for their own work and who doesn’t rest until their client has the best possible solution. As well as a solid communicator, you’ll be driven, enthusiastic and thrive under pressure. And if you can add to all that excellent time management skills, you could be just the person we’re looking for.

Apply today, or if you want to learn more reach out to our talent team for a confidential chat.

We welcome applications from candidates that would like to work flexibly. Here at ForrestBrown our amazing culture is built on collaboration, learning, celebrating success and being together but we also recognise that our people appreciate flexibility and the opportunity to deliver in their role their way. We are currently trialling a hybrid working model, with the opportunity to work from home regularly which we hope will support the benefits of being together as well as provide a more flexible approach to work.  If you would like to talk about opportunities to work flexibly here at ForrestBrown why not get in touch with our Talent team to discuss?


We’re ForrestBrown, the UK’s leading research and development (R&D) tax consultancy. We build brilliant relationships with clients in exciting industries like aviation, technology, fashion and food. Our work helps clients use R&D tax relief strategically, uncovering the funds they need to move forward. That’s cash to put towards hiring new talent or creating something remarkable.

Our mission is to help innovative business make the most of R&D tax relief – but that doesn’t mean we fit the mould of the average tax firm.  We’re creative, driven and fiercely passionate about what we do. The first thing people notice about ForrestBrown is our culture.  We are proud to have created a culture around what we love, not what we think a tax firm should look like. We’re big believers in collaboration and know people work best when they’re supported and not siloed.  So while we have different skill sets, we all work together towards the same purpose: to deliver outstanding results for our clients. And we have fun along the way too.  Whether we are catching up over a beer at our in house bar or enjoying our weekly team lunches, it’s an environment we thrive in.

Our vibrant headquarters is based in Bristol, and you’ll also find us in London and Scotland too – so come and say hello.

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0117 926 9022

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