Tax Manager

Job Title: Tax Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: 09/04/2020
Reference: 14092998/001_1588234729
Contact Name: Jodie Beck
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 30, 2020 09:18

Job Description

Great opportunity for a Tax Manager looking to make their first move into industry.

Working within the Tax team of a large and complex manufacturing business, based in Wakefield.

Client Details

Our client are a leading Manufacturing and Production business with a presence in the UK and throughout Europe.


As Tax Manager, responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing tax provisions and tax notes to be included in the financial statements (at both group and entity level) under FRS 102.
  • Preparing quarterly and half yearly group tax provisions
  • Preparing some annual corporation tax computations and returns and liaising with advisers to prepare the remainder including undertaking a first review of these
  • Drafting technical analysis and correspondence to support communications with HMRC including dealing with enquiries where applicable
  • Managing a group's tax position specifically with regards to group loss planning, corporate interest restriction, Country-by-Country reporting, capital allowance reviews, R&D tax credits, transfer pricing and Patent Box
  • Reviewing the monthly VAT returns for the group and any single entity returns
  • Supporting the group in implementing Phase 2 of Making Tax Digital for VAT
  • Preparing the Group's annual PAYE Settlement Agreement
  • Providing tax input to any M&A activity
  • Keeping up to date with changes in tax legislation and best practice and considering how they will apply to the group
  • Having responsibilities for continuous improvement in the group tax function to maintain efficiency and effectiveness
  • Being a key contact for the group's finance team, HMRC and external advisers


The successful Tax Manager will:

  • Be ACCA, ACA or CTA newly qualified
  • Have a background in Indirect Tax or Corporation Tax
  • Be highly numerate and commercially aware
  • Have strong communications and team skills
  • Have personal responsibility for delivery

Job Offer

In return, the client are offering:

  • Competitive Salary up to £45,000
  • Pension
  • Holidays
  • The opportunity to work in a fast-paced and challenging environment, as part of a highly successful manufacturing business