Head of Tax - Manchester

Practice - Tax
Ref: 165 Date Posted: Tuesday 08 Jun 2021
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HEAD OF TAX – MANCHESTER- SALARY £60,000 - £80,000
Flexible office/home working + additional benefits package

Our client is an established and highly regarded independent firm that is expanding across the Northwest due to market growth.


Managing a team of 7 and reporting to the board of Directors, you will be expected to:

  • Be a stakeholder in the delivery of the Tax strategic framework with regular involvement with tax planning and complex tax issues in conjunction with Directors/Partners.
  • Keep the Director/Partner informed about any new business opportunities arising on existing and new clients.
  • Develop your own network of contacts internally and externally and start winning own work and cross selling.
  • Be responsible for the review and delivery for the final advice to clients.
  • Respond quickly to, as well as anticipating, client requests/needs, keeping clients informed of progress in relation to all aspects of the service provided, and maintaining regular contact with clients.
  • Be responsible for coaching and developing junior members of staff.


The ideal candidate will be CTA, ACA or ACCA qualified and will be working in a similar role covering both corporate and personal tax. You are required to have an in depth, up to date, knowledge of taxation with specialist knowledge and the ability to deal with complex tax issues. You will require the ability to manage a substantial client portfolio profitably whilst being able to actively seek opportunities for developing new clients and for selling new services to existing clients. Project and staff management experience is essential along with experience of dealing with client senior management. If you are looking for a friendly, family feel good firm that offers a great work/life balance then please get in touch for further details.