Senior Tax Manager
Competitive package

Personal Tax Senior (Accountancy Practice Based) – Manchester

Ref: 942| Posted: 20th May 2024

Personal Tax Senior (Accountancy Practice Based) – Manchester

Job Type: Permanent 

I am looking for a Tax Senior to join my clients growing and dynamic Manchester team who will be responsible for the personal tax affairs of a varied client portfolio.

The Role

The successful candidate will be responsible for a portfolio of varied clients, including trusts, partnerships and non-UK domiciliaries. The role will include the preparation of complex and a diverse range of tax returns, preparing responses to client queries and assisting with advisory projects.

The role will involve supporting on training for more junior staff members. The role may also include the reviewing of tax returns.

The role provides an excellent range of work for someone with a similar background in tax compliance wishing to broaden their experience with a dedicated “private client” firm with a diverse client base.

The Team

You will be joining a very well-established team consisting of lots of managerial support. You will be working closely with, Senior Managers, Directors and Partners.

My clients Manchester office has experienced significant growth in recent years and as a result of that growth, recently relocated to a new, purpose designed office. The team is comprised of a variety of departments and specialists who provide a wide range of services both locally and nationally.

Their Manchester office has 4 partners and over 80 staff and, continues to grow.

The Ideal Person

The successful candidate will be committed to a career in tax and have similar experience in a personal tax role.

The successful applicant will have the ability to use their own initiative and to problem solve. In addition, they will possess excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, and provide accurate work in a timely and cost-effective manner. With this role, come the pre-requisite that the candidate is self-motivated, committed and flexible, a natural team player, with a positive and enthusiastic attitude and the ability to work with stretching targets and deadlines,

Similar experience of using tax return software and use of Word and Excel. Some knowledge of computerised accounts packages.

Applicants should be at least ATT/CTA (or equivalent) qualified however there will be an opportunity to study for the CTA qualifications.


  • A 35-hour working week with flexibility around the core hours of 10am-4pm
  • Agile working policy giving you the option to work from home for up to 3 days per week.
  • Paid overtime or time off in lieu.
  • 25 days annual. After 5 years’ service, the entitlement will be increased by 1 day
  • In addition, employees are entitled to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday a year
  • Contributory pension scheme (The firm will contribute 5% of salary on a matched basis with employee from their date of joining)
  • Life assurance cover of 4 x annual salary,
  • Working from home allowance of £25 a month.
  • Eligibility for the firm’s Profit-Sharing Plan that runs from October to September each year. The scheme enables staff to share in the profits of the firm. Payment is usually £1,000. Paid in December.
  • Access to a number of additional benefits with preferential rates under the flexible benefit programme, health cash plans, health screening/GP support, critical illness cover, dental and travel insurance, Techscheme, Cyclescheme, Gymflex and a Workplace ISA.
  • Paid travel expenses when working at offices other than your contracted office.
  • My client is committed to being a fully inclusive employer and have a huge focus on ED&I. Upon joining the firm, you will have the opportunity to join a number of people network groups as well as be a part of the growing ED&I network.


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