Tax Manager
London City
51,000 - 58,000

Manager – Corporate Tax - Creative

Ref: 901| Posted: 20th May 2024

The position will form part of the corporate tax group within the London Tax department. The vast majority of the workload will relate to clients from the creative teams, which provide a wide range of audit and accountancy advice and related services to companies in the sector. 

The creative team is an exciting a different team to be a part of due to the types of clients that we service. You will be dealing with clients from all different creative sectors including Film & TV, Video Games, Sports and More. One day you could be working with a Hollywood Blockbuster movie, the next you could be working with a well know sports team. If you enjoy working in corporate tax, but want to work on exciting and unique projects, then this is the opportunity for you. 

This is a challenging and interesting client facing role, which will include exposure to a wide range of clients, often working to tight deadlines and dealing with challenging technical issues. 

  • Responsibility for a portfolio of Creative Sector corporate clients. 

  • Assisting with Creative Sector Tax Credit claims on Games, Movies & High-End TV Productions 

  • Advising on the operation of the Reliefs, and how clients can structure their productions to obtain the maximum benefit from them 

  • Involvement with other OMB tax aspects of the client base including Share Schemes, Valuations, R&D 

  • Working directly with Partners in the Tax and the Film & TV Teams 

  • There is also the opportunity to work across other clients within our Mainstream Tax team to help broaden your experience and enhance your portfolio. 

Ideally you will have; 

  • Experience of working with clients in the Creative Sector is not essential however you must have a track-record of delivering a high standard of client service and dealing with complex technical work. A natural team player is essential, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude. 

  • You should be educated to at least A level (or equivalent) and ideally degree level and will have obtained a relevant professional qualification (ATT/CTA/ACA/ACCA). Previous experience in a corporate tax role is essential, preferably in a Top 50 firm. 

The Department 

The London Tax Department is currently split into six tax groups consisting of a corporate tax team, a VAT team, three personal tax groups and a tax advisory group. The department comprises 12 tax partners, and over 80 employees, with the majority being tax professionals. 

The London Corporate Tax team is split into 2 halves, Creative & Mainstream, and encompasses all corporate tax across the many teams within the London Office. 

The Creative Tax team is one of the leading advisors to this sector and hold a wide client list encompassing come of the world’s largest and most successful Film, TV, Videos Game and Sports companies. 

Salary/benefits - snap-shot below but there are many more... 

  • They offer a dynamic and varied workload. 

  • Agile working and flexibility. 

  • Potential to progress within the organisation. 

  • Market rate annual salary, depending upon experience. 

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