Tax Manager

  • Location

    Wells, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits

  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-2922028_1626108104

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Michael Page

A highly regarded firm of chartered accountants is searching for a Tax Manager to join them, based in Wells. You will join as a key addition leading the development of their tax department and service offering with opportunity to carve a career within in a successful firm managing the delivering of tax compliance and planning services to a wide ranging client base.

Client Details

Based in Wells this chartered firm is highly regarded across Somerset and further afield acting for very wide ranging clients across varying industries acting for wider ranging industry sector OMBs, SMEs and corporate limited company clients, along with acting for smaller sole trader and partnerships. The firm has clients up to in excess of circa £30 million in turnover on their largest clients. On the personal tax side the firm acts for wide ranging private clients across HNWIs, directors, property related clients and other individuals. The culture is very team orientated with long serving staff


Joining as Tax Manager based in the firms Wells offices you will be responsible for the management, review and hands on provision of tax services for the firm managing the delivery of a quality compliance service alongside tax planning and advisory work. The role will have a heavy personal tax emphasis, whilst maintaining some mix across the two areas. You will manage the compliance delivery, managing the wider tax team reviewing work and build relationships with clients, perhaps an element of hands on involvement as well in complex cases (on some HNWI clients for example). You will oversee liaising with HMRC and overseeing the successful delivery of personal tax services. Their will also be significant opportunity to identify and deliver advisory and planning solutions across both personal and corporate tax, moulded to some degree, around the strengths and background of the right professional, so this could cover projects across CGT, IHT, income tax planning, trust tax, stamp duty and land tax and VAT. You will have opportunity to carve a key managerial role in the business, developing long term relationships with your clients, adding value to clients and the firm, with excellent prospects for longer term progression and development on offer.


Ideally CTA and/or, ATT/ACA/ACCA qualified, you will have a strong tax technical career background having developed your career within accountancy practice. Your experience will have been developed in any mix of Top Tier, Top Ten, 50, or large/medium or small independent firm background, or specialist tax firm and your background may be across mixed corporate and personal tax, or you may have focused entirely down the personal tax, or corporate tax route to date.
This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Tax Manager level professional looking to progress within a leading firm of chartered accountants where you can further your career.

Job Offer

Circa £40,000 - £50,000 + dependent on experience and background, negotiable with benefits. Please apply online and for a further confidential discussion to find out more about this opportunity please contact Mark Bailey on 01179 271452.