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In House Group Tax Assistant Manager

Michael Page
England, Cheshire
GBP45000 - GBP55000 per annum + bonus, private medical, pension
Closing date
16 Feb 2023

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Job Details

Working as part of an established team, this position will be responsible for the management of group tax compliance and reporting, as well as structuring and M&A activities, tax governance and various other taxes such as VAT, transfer pricing and employment taxes

Client Details

This is a large UK pharmaceutical business based in Cheshire who are looking for a newly (or nearly) qualified tax specialist to join their team


The successful In House Group Tax Assistant Manager will be responsible for:

UK Corporate Tax Compliance

  • Preparation and filing of UK tax returns.
  • Calculation and payment of UK quarterly payments and group relief.
  • Prepare and file UK Research and Development Credit.
  • Management of overseas corporate tax compliance.
  • Corporate Interest Restriction compliance and management.
  • Management of withholding taxes.
  • Operation of Corporate Tax Controls.

Tax Reporting

  • Preparation of interim (and support for year-end) tax reporting (direct support to Group Senior Tax Manager) and Budget cycle.
  • Assistance with analysis of ETR.
  • Advisory on ad-hoc projects.
  • Input to Group structuring and M&A projects.
  • Repatriation strategies.

Transfer Pricing Support & Other Taxes

  • Assistance with transfer pricing documentation and policies.
  • Assistance with maintenance and data gathering in respect of quarterly transfer pricing adjustments.
  • Support to build and maintain Country-by-Country Reporting model.
  • Support with preparation for BEPS 2.0 Pillar 2 compliance.
  • Ongoing day-to-day support in respect of general tax including VAT, employment taxes advice and transfer pricing tasks as needed.


The successful In House Group Tax Assistant Manager will have/be:

  • CTA and/or ACCA/ATT/ACA/CA qualified is desirable. Part-qualified and study support also considered (at a more junior level).
  • Minimum three years UK corporate tax experience, ideally gained from working at a large accountancy firm or in an in-house Corporate Tax role.
  • Up to date knowledge of relevant tax legislation.
  • An awareness/ experience of indirect taxes would be an advantage.
  • Previous experience in tax accounting and of transfer pricing is desirable but not essential

Job Offer

The successful In House Group Tax Assistant Manager will receive:

  • Competitive salary circa £45,000 - £55,000
  • Private medical
  • Company share scheme
  • Flexible working - 2-3 days a week in the office
  • 10% company bonus
  • Company pension up to 8% matched
  • A fantastic development opportunity across a range of different tax areas

If you are interested to learn more about the role and discuss, please contact Ben Warman on 07890042041


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