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accountants & business advisers

Corporate Tax Manager - Oxford or London

Are you looking for a progressive and exciting firm for the next step in your career? Do you want interesting and varied client work?

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 100 accountancy practice who provide expert solutions for entrepreneurial businesses and private individuals in Central and Southern England. Shaw Giggbs invest in their teams of high-quality specialists who work with the best technology to create value for our clients which exceeds expectations.

Our culture is very important to us and is based on our company values of collaborative, respectful, innovative and expert.  We develop high performing teams diverse in experiences, backgrounds and ideas. As a growing company there are plenty of opportunities for development and quick progression.  Our practice is known for having a friendly and supportive team culture where everyone receives training and development to increase their technical knowledge and their commercial and management skills.

We put our people first and are constantly looking for ways to improve our people experience.

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Corporate Tax Manager.  This full-time permanent position offers hybrid working and flexible working options (flexing your hours on different days to suit your lifestyle).  This role could be based in either our Oxford or London office.  If you would like to be based in our London office, you will be required to travel to our Oxford office for team meetings and social events. 

The Role

This role would suit someone with strong UK practice corporate tax experience.  Full training and support will be given to further develop your skills and abilities for a long-term career within our practice.

This role will involve a mixture of compliance and advisory work. 

Your core responsibilities will include:

  •  Helping clients with a range of tax activities including restructures, management buyouts, demergers and succession planning
  • Innovative tax planning for corporations, stand alone and group companies
  • Bespoke advisory work
  • Liaising and collaborating with the compliance team and other divisions to identify potential tax planning projects and other areas where advice on corporate tax issues may be required
  • Leading potential new client meetings bringing them on board
  • Contributing to winning new work by proactively managing existing clients and assisting with business development activities
  • Inputting to service and product pricing, including assisting with new client quotes
  • Promoting the interests of the firm to clients, prospective clients and other third parties
  • Ensuring assignments are completed to a high standard, on time and within budgets
  • Working in accordance with defined systems and procedures as well as challenging the status quo where there may be a more efficient or better way of doing things. 

What we can offer you

  • Exposure to a broad range of clients across many industry sectors
  • Partner level mentor and a tailored career progression plan
  • Participation in our bespoke Management Development Programme
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance, health cash plan, retail discount scheme, electric vehicles salary sacrifice, cycle to work, hybrid and flexible working
  • Generous core holiday allowance plus holiday trading, flexible bank holidays and additional holiday with service
  • Wellbeing programme with regular events and activities focused on your physical and mental wellbeing. We also offer all employees a Wellbeing Day each year - a day dedicated to boosting your wellbeing
  • Friendly and supportive team culture
  • Comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed

About You

We would like to hear from you if you have the below:

  • A minimum of 4-5 years UK practice tax experience
  • CTA qualified or finalist
  • Strong client relationship and project management skills
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills
  • A positive, confident and proactive attitude
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight timeframes with high quality output
  • Self-motivated
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Demonstrate good judgement of risk and be commercially minded
  • Experience and willingness to network and develop new business leads

How to Apply

If you would like to apply or have a question about this fantastic opportunity, please send your CV to 

For more information on what it is like working at Shaw Gibbs, visit our career page:

Additional Information

We believe that diversity makes Shaw Gibbs a stronger firm and we look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to Shaw Gibbs’ goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status.

* Please note you must already have the unconditional right to live and work in the EU/UK region*.  We are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK.  Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights. 


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