(Inhouse) Direct Tax Manager

Wolverhampton Permanent £49,000 - £58,000 per year
  • Inhouse Tax Manager role for a leading FMCG business
  • Highly successful European Business with fantastic development and benefits

About Our Client

Our client are committed to creating products that not only satisfy taste buds but also nourish and enrich lives. As a part of their legacy, they have been delighting consumers with high-quality products for over a century. Their brand is synonymous with innovation, quality, and sustainability, and they take pride in nurturing a culture that values diversity, teamwork, and constant improvement.

They take pride in providing assistance to foster the growth of your knowledge and skills. In exchange for your dedication, motivation, and enthusiasm, they provide an attractive benefits package as part of a highly successful European company. This package includes financial incentives and resources such as a bonus scheme, a contributory pension, life insurance, a generous holiday allowance, and a flexible benefits program.

Job Description

  • You will be responsible for preparing and reviewing corporation tax computations for all assigned entities within the UK Group, getting them ready for review by the Head of Direct Taxes. Additionally, you will handle all related tasks in this process.
  • Prepare the annual current and deferred tax calculations and disclosures necessary for Group financial reporting consolidation under IFRS and for statutory financial reporting in the UK under FRS102/101.
  • Your goals include minimising direct tax risks, assisting in Group compliance strategy decisions (e.g., group relief, loss utilisation, interest restrictions), optimising tax incentives like capital allowance claims and RDEC, and overseeing the incorporation of these elements into the corporation's tax computations.
  • Manage the Group's payment arrangement process and review calculations for quarterly cash tax forecasts.
  • Take care of international tax matters concerning the UK, such as Diverted Profits Tax, transfer pricing, and CFCs. Coordinate with colleagues in Group Accounting and Tax as needed.
  • Support the professional development of junior team members in all aspects related to Direct Taxation, empowering them to take on more independent roles in direct tax compliance, reporting, and advisory matters.

The Successful Applicant

  • ATT/CTA/ACA/ACCA professional qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years' PQE in either an accountancy firm or industry.
  • Significant corporation tax compliance and financial accounting tax experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Corporation Tax return process and legislation.
  • Ability to stay updated on changes in tax legislation.
  • Excellent working knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Experience with Alphatax preferred, but not essential.

What's on Offer

  • Salary £49,000 - £58,000 plus annual bonus of up to 10% payable (to be discussed at interview)
  • Pension matched up to 8%
  • Hybrid working (in office Tuesday and Thursday)
  • Life Assurance 4x salary
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Access to flexible benefits and a reward platform (retail discounts)
Adam Douglass
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Phone number
+44 121 634 6964

Job summary

Job function
Tax In House
Business Services
Contract type
Consultant name
Adam Douglass
Consultant phone
+44 121 634 6964
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