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Tax Manager

Robert Half
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jul 19, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
This newly created Tax Manager will form a key part of the Finance team for one the Biggest Insurance firm paying £70,000 to £80,000 depending on experience with a Discretionary bonus. Currently operating on 3 days a week based in the Heart of the City


This Tax Manager Role will help the Firm scale the finance function, put new processes in place and refine existing ones. This role will work closely with the Tax Manager put in providing support for a growing team. Please find a brief outline of the role below.
  • You will complete the UK corporation tax computations and returns (using Alphatax software) for the Insurance and Reinsurance companies and coordinate responses to HMRC queries. You will prepare double tax relief calculations and expense analysis for Insurance companies.
  • You will perform quarterly group reporting for the main Insurance entity in the group using Onestream tax reporting software and review Solvency II tax calculations prepared by finance teams.
  • You will lead on technical tax matters as they pertain to Insurance tax compliance and reporting and build knowledge to become an Insurance Tax SME within the Group Tax Team.
  • You will assist with implementation of Pillar II rules as they impact UK compliance portfolio.
  • You will provide tax support for projects and transactions in the UK Insurance and wider business as required. This may include tax input to Penson Risk Transfer transactions or new products.
  • You will liaise with key finance and business contacts to build networks and ensure smooth management and communication of the compliance and reporting processes. You will represent Group Tax across the business and become a key point of liaison for Insurance tax matters. Business Partnering with finance teams across the Insurance divisions.
  • You will provide support with ongoing HMRC enquiries and open issues across all taxes including VAT and other non-corporation tax areas. Build knowledge of Operational Taxes as they relate to our insurance products and support the Head of Operational Taxes on an ad hoc basis as required. Operational and product taxes include Pension Tax Relief at Source, PAYE on pension payments, withholding taxes, ISA reporting and Stamp Duty Reserve Tax.
  • You will support the Chief Tax Officer with tax projects as they arise. Support other members of the tax team with ad hoc queries, projects and transactions as required.
  • You will provide tax input into advisory papers as appropriate.
  • You will ensure all activities are carried out in line with our Treating Customers Fairly accountability.


The Tax Manager for this Insurance Firm is ideally looking for
  • A Qualified accountant (CTA)
  • At least 5 years experience in a similar role- from Professional services or Financial services
  • Experience with using Alphatax- not essential


The Tax Manager er will report into a hugely impressive Head of Tax who is keen to develop people within the team and prides on promoting from within. The Insurance Firm is growing and expanding which offers genuine career development. The business is one of the largest insurance firms in the market and they're looking to add this position due to growth. They also have amazing culture and work life balance and are all about internal progression and growth.

Salary & Benefits

Salary is bench marked £70,000 to £80,000 on experience. Additionally, there is a Discretionary bonus, and the role is currently operating with a 3 day a week. The business also offers a wide range of benefits such as private medical and 10% pension contribution.

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