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Senior Tax Analyst

  • Location:

    Altrincham, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance, Financial Services

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  • Salary:

    £30000 - £44000 per annum + OTE £44000

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  • Job ref:

    AltSnr Tax Analyst_1596225943

  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Job Description

I am recruiting for a Business Tax Consultant or a Senior Tax Analyst working for a company who specialise in helping businesses save money with tax relief. This position is offering an overall package up to £44000 and will be a mixture of home and office (near Manchester) based working.

My client is UK based with a presence in Canada and are R&D and Patent Box tax specialists, they have helped their clients save multimillions of pounds in tax relief by researching and analysing their businesses, projects and expenditure. These businesses are innovative, technical, IT, scientific so being able to understand complicated businesses will be essential.

This is a varied and fast paced position where you will be responsible for analysing the costs attributed to the clients R&D and Patent Box projects; you will be tasked with ensuring that technical compliance is in line with HMRC legislation and accounting policies before submitting the reports and tax returns on behalf of your client, ensuring they are processed in line with HMRC legislation and guidelines.

Although this is mainly a back-office position, there will be occasions where you will need to liaise with your clients and even meet them on a face to face basis to discuss any issues you have found within your analysis and submission process

- Analyse costs related to clients R&D and patent box projects from information provided to you from the Client Business Analysts department
- Complete cost summaries and tax return amendments for your clients and make further recommendations if needed
- Submit final tax relief/credit reports on behalf of your clients to the HMRC
- Take an active role with HMRC investigations, including research, problem solving and client communications
- Communicate and instruct, effectively and accurately with the client and internal and external stakeholders regarding technical aspects of a claim
- Work quickly to communicate any department or individual issues with to ensure all the team is aware of the risk.
- Conducting and feeding back quality reviews as appropriate to the reviewee and HORDO
- Working towards agreed daily, weekly and monthly individual/ team targets (on average 8 submissions a week to the HMRC)
- Providing guidance, support and assistance with handling complaints in the department
- Being a go to person as a specialist within the department, offering coaching and development advice to the Tax Analysts

- Hold an ATT or equivalent qualification is essential
- Recent business tax consultation/analyst experience is essential
- Excellent knowledge of the HMRC legislation and guidelines
- R&D and/or Patent Box tax knowledge would be desirable
- Knowledge of the Canada tax scheme would be desirable but certainly not essential
- Relevant degree would be desirable (finance/accounting, mathematics, engineering, economics etc.)
- Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with clients and internal departments in a professional and technically competent manner
- Proven ability to gather and collate information using appropriate questioning techniques
- Strong analytical and attention to detail skills
- Excellent time management skills with the ability to work at pace and under pressure
- Self-motivated with a positive attitude
- Methodical, systematic approach to problem solving
- Team working skills with the ability to collaborate with others


- Basic salary - up to £36000 for Business Tax Consultant
- Basic salary - up to £30000 for Senior Tax Analyst
- Circa £8000 bonus for both positions (Part paid quarterly, part annually)
- Monday - Friday 35 hour working week
- Opportunity to split week, part home/part office
- Generous holiday entitlement which includes 25 days plus all bank holidays
- Pension

If you are and interested in this position, please send your cv and call Adam on 0121 6333888.

***If you have not received a response within 48 hours your cv has not been selected***


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