Assistant Tax Manager – VRP2382

£40,000 - £50,000

Venture recruitment partners and currently working with a big 4 accountancy practice to recruit and Assistant Manager to join their corporate tax advisory team in Southampton.



  • Being the Principal Contact with smaller clients on day-to-day tax matters and working with Senior Managers and Managers on larger clients
  • Involvement on tax advisory and planning work on client portfolio
  • Discussing new tax ideas with clients
  • Working with specialists to deliver expertise to the local market
  • Responding appropriately to requests from clients for other business services
  • Planning compliance work and taking responsibility for managing the process through to submission of tax computations
  • Supervising the work of junior members of staff
  • Reviewing corporation tax computations
  • Co-ordinating tax payments, loss relief, capital allowances, group relief and other claims
  • Liaising with the client service team and with colleagues in the audit and accounting discipline to provide a co-ordinated service to the client
  • Advising the client on the computational treatment of contentious issues
  • Implementing the firm’s advice in submitting returns and negotiating with HM Revenue & Customs
  • Monitoring the tax compliance position using tax administration software
  • Keeping internal control records up to date and ensuring compliance with quality control procedures
  • Carrying out tax audits in accordance with terms of reference agreed with the audit team. Advising the audit team of potential tax exposure
  • Ensuring fees are raised regularly, identifying situations where overruns can be billed and assisting Managers/Senior Managers in billing for advisory work


The ideal candidate will have previous experience working in a corporate tax position, be part or fully qualified (CTA/ ACA / ACCA (or equivalent). You will also need to demonstrate a high level of drive, enthusiasm and a positive attitude when coping with pressure at work


If this position sounds of interest, please apply and someone will be in touch to discuss your application.


Venture Recruitment Partners (also trading as Chilworth Partnership Ltd) is a Recruitment Agency. By applying for this role, you are authorising us as a Recruitment Agency to contact you and to provide services and information relating to job hunting activities. Please see our Privacy Policy at

Upload your CV or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 64 MB.

You can apply to this job and others using your online resume. Click the link below to submit your online resume and email your application to this employer.