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Head of Tax

Head of Tax

  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    R&D Tax

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  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum + plus share options and benefits

  • Contact:

    James Jefferson

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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One of the fastest growing Tax Consultancies in the UK is seeking to appoint a first time Head of Tax on a permanent basis. Reporting into the MD, this is a newly created position where you will take the lead in building an in-house Tax team as the business continues to expand on its already impressive growth journey.

Your role as Head of Tax R&D:

  • Review the financial element of the R&D claim along with the technical report to ensure compliance to the R&D SME scheme and R&D guidelines
  • Prepare the details of the claim in the form of a benefit summary for clients
  • Prepare and submit the CT600 and Tax computations which include the R&D claim
  • Support claims in the event of HMRC R&D enquiries
  • Work with consultants and report writers to ensure compliance.

What you will need to succeed

  • Thorough knowledge of corporation tax rules and be highly adept at tackling more complex areas such as dealing with losses and group relief.
  • Up-to-date knowledge & understanding of the UK R&D tax relief scheme, guidelines and legislation
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in R&D Tax
  • A recognised qualification such as ACA/CTA/ACCA/ATT

Please contact James Jefferson for a confidential discussion on 0207 269 6368 or


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