Tax Manager - East Sussex

Ref: 849 Date Posted: Monday 10 Jun 2024

Tax Manager – Advisory

Division: Tax Services Group
Location: WorthingCrawleyBrighton or Chichester

We are looking for a highly motivated Manager to work within our Tax Advisory Group based in our Worthing, Crawley, Brighton and Chichester offices. The position would suit a motivated, dynamic individual who would like to specialise in tax. Our Tax Advisory Group provides tax advice across a wide variety of sectors and taxes. Training and support will be provided to the right individual to further develop existing tax knowledge.

If you are not CTA qualified, you must be AAT or ACA/ACCA qualified and keen to study towards CTA. Experience with corporate taxes is essential and experience in other areas of tax will also beneficial. You may currently be working in an accounts/audit team with a strong interest in tax advisory, or you may already be working within a dedicated tax team.

What can we offer you?
  • A mix of home and office-based work
  • Opportunity to progress your skills and experience
  • CTA study package (if required)
  • Paid overtime or take time off in lieu if you work over your contracted hours
  • Auto-enrollment pension with the opportunity to contribute through salary sacrifice
  • Opportunity to purchase additional holiday days
  • Death In Service (after a qualifying period)
  • Opportunity to join our Cash Plan and Enterprise Health scheme (after the qualifying period)
  • Carpenter Box Lifestyle Hub which offers discounts for online and high street shops
Responsibilities would include:
  • Liaising and corresponding with HMRC in respect of clearance applications, enquiries etc
  • Drafting reports and letters of advice for a number of tax advisory issues
  • Preparing calculations to support advice
  • Liaising with clients and attending meetings with other team members
  • Training and reviewing the work of more junior members of staff
  • Providing support to Directors and Partners in the Tax Advisory Group
Examples of work you would assist the team with include:
  • Advice and implementation of corporate reconstructions, investor reliefs such as EIS/SEIS, staff incentive schemes
  • Advising owner-managed businesses regarding remuneration planning, succession planning 
  • Preparation of research & development claims, VAT returns, SDLT returns
  • Advising individuals regarding IHT planning and CGT mitigation   
  • Reviewing corporate tax computations and returns
Apply now if you have:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good IT skills
  • Excellent teamwork and organisational skills, including monitoring timetables and budgets
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • A keen interest in learning and developing tax knowledge