Job Description

Location – Rochdale

Consultant- Sarah Duffy

Salary – £50-65k

Our client, established for over 60 years, are a leading chartered accountant’s practice in Rochdale, with a broad knowledge and understanding of all your business, are looking to appoint a driven Tax Manager or Tax Senior from practice to join their team on a Full-Time basis.

Part Time Applicants will be considered for the role.

The company offer an excellent working environment and pride themselves on a flexible approach to accounting for their clients – this role offers prospects of progression within the company to be part of the management team – this is a Senior appointment and not “just a Tax Accountant”.

What you can expect

  • Long established company with an excellent reputation and large client base
  • 36.25 hour working week which is flexible on start and finish times
  • Salary £50-65k DOE
  • On site company car parking


  • Handling a wide range of tax compliance matters for the client portfolio including personal tax returns, partnership returns and corporation tax returns.
  • Completion of tax returns and tax reporting for individuals.
  • Responding to HMRC and client enquiries regarding their personal and corporation tax affairs.
  • Corresponding with HMRC, clients and other third parties regarding the on-going management of the clients’ tax affairs.
  • Dealing with on-boarding of new clients, registering clients for annual tax filings and dealing with the closure of corporate entities, filing final tax returns and de-registration.
  • Working closely with senior staff to develop advisory and technical tax planning skills.
  • Confidently deal with client enquires, producing explanatory letters regarding HMRC.
  • Identifying tax planning and/or tax relief opportunities when analysing data to prepare tax returns.
  • Filing P11D’s, notifying clients when payments are due, arranging repayments and maintaining schedules of tax information for each client.
  • Assisting with the billing and ensuring that the internal client workflow records are up-to-date.
  • Working collaboratively with other departments including legal, investments, accounts and pensions to provide a comprehensive service to clients.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Previous tax experience in a professional services firm
  • Ability to assist with HMRC enquiries and prepare correspondence.
  • Strong collaborative skills, with the ability to build effective relationships with all subject matter experts and stakeholders
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Competent numeracy and literacy skills with high attention to detail – able to write reports and interpret relevant data.
  • Strong IT skills with previous exposure to tax software products
  • Ability to be discrete and maintain necessary confidentiality in undertaking of the role.
  • Accuracy and excellent attention to detail
  • Good time management skills, ability to work under pressure and manage workload to efficiently meet strict deadlines


  • ATT/CTA qualified or equivalent desirable
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development, maintaining know-how and keeping up-to-date with new tax legislation

Please contact Sarah Duffy on 01706 712 388 or email

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