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Corporate Tax Manager - Farnham

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 50 accountancy practice who provide expert solutions for entrepreneurial businesses and private individuals in Central and Southern England. Shaw Gibbs invest in their teams of high-quality specialists who work with the best-in-breed technology to create value for our clients which exceeds expectation.

Our culture is very important to us and is based on our company values of expert, respectful, innovative and collaborative. 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.  With respectful as one of our values, we are committed to creating an inclusive culture that respects, values and celebrates cultural and individual differences. 

We have several offices in Central and Southern England and have ambitious plans to expand our business.To support the organisation’s growth, we have created a new opportunity for a Corporate Tax Manager (Senior) to join our Farnham corporate tax team.  This is a permanent full time role with hybrid working and flexible working options (flexing your hours on different days to suit your lifestyle).

Key Responsibilities

  • Helping clients with a range of tax activities including restructures, management buyouts, purchases of new subsidiaries, hive ups, capital allowance claims on  building works, research  development claims, demergers and succession planning, tax accounting, seeking relevant clearances, etc
  • Innovative tax planning for corporations, stand alone and group companies
  • Bespoke advisory work including the wider tax implications for the company owners
  • Reviewing corporation tax computations prepared by the team covering a wide variety of clients including, trading companies, mutual traders, non-resident landlords, overseas companies managed and controlled from the UK, UK subsidiaries of larger overseas groups, investment companies, etc
  • 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
  • Assisting with the training of less experienced members of the team
  • Leading potential new client meetings bringing them on board
  • 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
  • Immediate entry onto our bespoke Management Development Programme
  • Hybrid and flexible working
  • A varied role in a talented and experienced team
  • Joining a company with an exciting growth plan ahead
  • Plenty of opportunities to increase your technical knowledge and skills
  • 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.   
  • Comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed

What you will need to succeed

  • A minimum of 5-6 years post-qualified UK practice tax experience
  • CTA, ACA or ACCA qualified
  • 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 corporate tax and advisory team
  • Demonstrate good judgement of risk and be commercially minded

How to Apply

Please send your CV to

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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.

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