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Tax Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Finance

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -092021-74635_1634135912

  • Published:

    13 October 2021

  • Expiry date:

    12 December 2021

  • Start date:


Tax Manager

A Tax Manager is needed for a prestigious commercial Real Estate firm. This Tax Manager will sit directly under the Senior Management and act as a Number 2 to the Head of Tax. This Tax manager be required to support the Head of Tax on daily advisory matters from a Tax perspective.

The Tax Manager will take a proactive approach in partnering with the business to assist with process and control change to ensure tax compliance risks are mitigated moving forwards.


  • Assisting internal stakeholders on a day-to-day basis on any VAT queries as and when they arise

  • Keep up to date and well researched on important development projects or significant transactions

  • Be responsible and take full ownership for maintaining tax libraries (including the Option to Tax Database)

  • Ensure core tax data is accurate by establishing and overseeing controls

  • Partner with Group Finance Services, the Finance Projects team and the Change and Programme Management team to provide technical support on a range of ad hoc projects.

  • Take ownership of the timetable to ensure all deadlines are met by providing VAT technical support to the Group Finance Services Team and assist them with the review of the Group's VAT returns

Requirements for the role:

  • 3 years' experience of VAT gained in an accounting firm, at HMRC, or in-house

  • Working knowledge of partial exemption issues

  • Strong understanding of tax risks and controls

  • A tax qualification is advantageous

If you would like to find out more about the role, please do not hesitate to apply with an up to date version of your CV.