Manager - Corporate Tax

Job Description

VANRATH are proud to represent this mid six practice who specialise in helping businesses, from start-ups to multinationals, achieve their goals through the firms professional expertise and direct collaboration with organisations and the entrepreneurs behind them.

The Role
As a Manager or Senior Manager in the Corporate Tax team, you will handle the compliance affairs of clients and related advisory matters. You will provide peace of mind to clients and offer solutions through your skills and experience.
You will also play an integral role in planning and reviewing the work of the team, providing support to ensure the completion of projects, and actively seeking any new business opportunities arising with existing and new clients.
Your responsibilities will also involve working directly with senior colleagues and Partners. There will be opportunities to continue developing your technical skills and knowledge through a blend of on-the-job experience and formal training.

What you will do:

  • Oversee a portfolio of corporation tax compliance projects, including assisting in tax provisioning work and interacting with HM Revenue and Customs on enquiry matters.
  • Plan tax compliance timetables and liaise closely with client teams.
  • Manage all day-to-day tax compliance affairs of clients and be involved with related advisory matters, acting as a liaison between the client and other specialist teams within the firm.
  • Fulfil a consultancy role on ad-hoc projects within your field of knowledge.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships at senior levels, developing a strong commercial understanding of their business.
  • Support Partners and Directors in the development of new business relationships and business proposals through high-level sales and marketing activity.
  • Assist Partners with the implementation and communication of new business strategies for existing clients, target clients, and internal business.
  • Identify risk and technical matters while exercising judgment within agreed parameters.
  • Complete assignments within agreed budgets and timescales.
  • Ensure adherence to the firm's quality control procedures as appropriate.
  • Recruit, develop, coach, and supervise junior members of staff, participating in recruitment, providing support on technical issues, and ensuring appropriate objectives and development plans are in place.
  • Be an effective member of the management team by being an ambassador of the firm, participating in office marketing events, and keeping abreast of the wide range of services the firm offers.
  • Perform any other relevant duties and responsibilities as reasonably specified by the Partners of the firm.

Your Essential Criteria:

  • CTA or ACA qualified or equivalent.
  • Significant understanding of and previous experience within tax compliance and tax advisory.
  • Strong corporate tax technical skills over a broad range of issues and the ability to research and conclude on new/developing tax technical issues.
  • Proven ability to deliver exceptional client service at all times and to tight timescales.
  • Good organisational and administration skills.
  • Proven people management capability.
  • High-level verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team player with a strong work ethic and ability to adapt to change.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and personal development.
  • Attention to detail, including delivery of own and reviewing of other people's work.


  • Competitive salary
  • Fully flexible agile working
  • Car parking space
  • Pension scheme
  • Corporate private medical insurance rates
  • 22 days holidays + 11 days bank holidays
  • Shopping day at Christmas
  • Range of flexible working options (e.g., term time working)
  • Flexibility to buy and sell annual leave
  • Generous sick pay scheme
  • Death in service benefit of 4 times gross basic salary
  • Translink travel card - up to 20% discount on annual card

If you are passionate about providing exceptional client service and looking for a dynamic role with opportunities for growth, we invite you to apply and join our team.

What's the next step?
If you think this role may be of interest to you, or you wish to discuss any other senior accountancy jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Emma Jayne Bowen at VANRATH or on LinkedIn in the strictest confidence.

Why VANRATH will help you secure your next role:
Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.