Corporate Tax Manager


At Fiander Tovell accountants in Southampton, our people come first. People do business with people and our culture focuses on looking after each other as well as our clients. Our advice and services are designed to bring our clients maximum benefit, by helping them to run their businesses or financial affairs more efficiently and cost-effectively and to keep more of the money they make through effective tax planning.

Our independent, director-led practice works with business owners and directors at every stage of their business lives, from start-up through to growth and consolidation and on to succession and exit strategies. We also advise clients on personal financial and tax planning issues, to help them achieve security and peace of mind, now and for the future, for themselves and their families.

Key Responsibilities

A key member of the Tax team, the Corporate Tax Compliance Manager is responsible for running the Corporate Tax compliance service for the firm.

The responsibilities of the Corporate Tax Compliance Manager will include:

  • ORGANISING – Plan and coordinate the preparation of Corporate Tax returns
  • TECHNICAL AND QUALITY REVIEWS – Review CT computations prepared by assistants
  • STAFF DEVELOPMENT – Supervise and develop junior staff (both CT staff and those working on CT work from other teams)
  • ADVISORY – Ad hoc assignments including technical queries (internal and external); assisting with larger advisory and R&D projects; awareness of other compliance processes such as ATED, ERS, EMI and EIS
Key Relationships
  • Tax Directors
  • All Client Directors in all teams
  • Corporate team – at all levels
  • Tax team
  • Clients
  • HMRC
Person Specification

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:


  • Qualified (CTA or ACA)
  • Corporate Tax experience – preparing computations in an accounting practice
  • Share our values


  • Managerial experience – managing a client portfolio
  • 3 years’ experience in Corporate Tax in a practice environment
  • Line management or supervision of more junior staff with a proven track record of supporting the development of colleagues
  • Experience of tax computations for corporate groups
  • Advisory and tax planning experience
The opportunity
  • Interesting and varied work – not just routine processing
  • The opportunity to take direct responsibility, be creating and designing solutions for clients as well as direct client contact
  • Running the compliance function for the firm with the freedom and authority to propose and implement continuous improvement
  • Opportunities to progress to achieve your full potential. At Fiander Tovell we offer established and structured development programmes for all stages of PQ progression. You will be supported to develop in your current role and have opportunities to develop advisory and director level roles if desired
  • Our culture is that of a collaborative and trusting environment there are no silos and everyone is valued for their contribution
What we offer
  • A competitive salary and benefits package
  • 25 days annual leave, with the option to purchase more
  • Income protection scheme
  • A commitment to your ongoing learning and development
  • A blend of office and home based working
  • A friendly working environment, with regular social events throughout the year

Interested in a career at Fiander Tovell?

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Successful applicants will be contacted by a member of the team to arrange an interview.

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