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Tax Manager

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00690072


- Job description

Role: Tax Manager
Location: London
Salary: up to £75,000  dependent on experience  + excellent benefits
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
What responsibilities will you have?
The successful candidate will primarily be responsible for providing advice on structuring client engagements in the Region, identification of planning opportunities within the region and control of tax compliance and risk management.  The role requires a proactive approach, seeking out issues and opportunities, analyzing them and developing and implementing proposals from inception to completion.
The successful candidate will be expected to advise and work with Regional management, senior finance and legal personnel, treasury, controllership and other Accenture Global Tax Group (GTG) members throughout the world on a full range of tax matters.  The job has various aspects, ranging from routine consultation and review to the structuring of significant transactions.  Compliance activities comprise tax return review and internal forecasting and reporting

The role requires the ability to:

  • Advise on the most tax efficient structure for client engagements, working with the Client (as required), Client Tax Matters, Client Development Transaction Services, Legal, Client Financial Management and where relevant, external advisors
  • Support on developing tax planning proposals and obtain the approval of GTG Leads for implementation
  • Coordinate with the Regional Tax Director to support and keep informed Country Management, and the managing directors’ group on the implementation of local as well as global planning initiatives developed by the GTG
  • Communicate complex and innovative tax concepts in a business structured manner, to a diverse business management audience
  • Advise Legal, Treasury and Country Controllership on measures to manage risk and to maximize financial returns
  • Support and provide direction to Country Controllership in all tax matters
  • Solicit and manage the input of external professional advisers
  • Coordinate with the Reginal Tax Director to support global leadership in the successful implementation of global initiatives across Europe (e.g., share plans)
  • Work with other tax groups to coordinate/harmonize in country tax planning (e.g., Client Tax Matters and Individual Tax Matters)
  • Provide support on local controversy matters, in coordination with the Regional Tax Director and the Tax Controversy Group.
What skills & experience are we looking for?
A recognized tax qualification with international tax experience, preferably with a multinational business in relation to the responsibilities noted above.  Experience in local taxation.  The job requires a background at least equivalent to a tax manager in a Big 4 tax department, law firm or corporate tax department.  In addition, the job requires the following attributes:
  • Self starter with the ability to work well in a fluid and challenging environment;
  • Experience in dealing with the highest levels of management;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Good organizational and leadership skills;
  • Strong ability to work in group and aptitude to cooperate
  • Commitment to excel as an international tax professional
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)


What’s in it for you?

All our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
What are the next steps?
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
Closing Date for Applications 05/04/2019
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found

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