Tax Compliance Manager in Esher at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 3/6/2018

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Job Description

We are recruiting for a Mixed Tax Compliance Manager to work within our flagship Esher office. This is a mixed tax Manager role, reporting directly to the Tax Partners and will involve a mixture of corporate tax and personal tax compliance work.

Due to growth within the largest and fastest growing region of Haines Watts we are looking for highly skilled entrepreneurial individuals to join to the team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner-managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm since the 1930s with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

The Tax Compliance Manager role is offering a competitive salary, study support (if needed), a great career path to progress within the firm and a great benefits package.

The Tax Compliance Manager duties will be:

  • Managing the tax compliance processes to ensure that tax returns are filed on a timely basis and clients are advised of tax payments
  • Reviewing corporation tax computations, returns and statutory accounts tax disclosures
  • Reviewing personal tax returns and computations
  • Reviewing trust tax returns
  • Reviewing non-resident company returns
  • Preparation of more complex corporation tax and personal tax computations and returns
  • Following established procedures for workflows and updating these when necessary
  • Dealing with tax enquiries
  • Conducting technical research
  • Liaising with Partners
  • Delegating work to Tax Senior/Semi-Senior
  • Line manager for Tax Senior/Semi-Senior
  • Monitoring chargeability on a weekly basis


  • 2 - 3 years' post-qualification tax compliance experience
  • Experience in a small or mid-tier accountancy practice with exposure to owner-managed businesses
  • Experience of management of tax compliance processes
  • Broad and general tax knowledge of all aspects of direct taxes
  • Line manager experience


  • ATT, CTA, ACA or ACCA with tax experience
  • CPD-compliant

The Tax Compliance Manager will have the below skills:

  • Excellent time management, planning, project management, team management and organisational skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good technical research and writing skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Excellent tax technical knowledge

Personal Qualities

  • Team player
  • Enthusiastic, with a positive attitude
  • Resilient
  • Approachable
  • Flexible
  • Methodical and procedural-minded

If you are keen to secure a Tax Compliance Manager role within a unique top 15 accountancy firm offering a great start to your career, please apply today to find out more.

We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to Haines Watts by any means. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the Haines Watts Recruitment team, Haines Watts reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment any agency fee.