Tax Manager

Tax Manager

Reference number: Tax/LWTB

Closing date: 31st October 2018

A vacancy has arisen for an experienced Chartered Tax Manager with a blend of Personal and Corporate Tax experience, who has developed excellent leadership skills in order to manage and lead a small team of senior and junior tax specialists.

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Essential skills and experience include:

– Chartered Tax Adviser

– Driver’s licence and own vehicle

– 5 years’ experience of working in a professional services environment Tax team


Specific experience in:

– Corporate tax advisory work

– Personal tax advisory work

– Supervising & reviewing work of junior members of the team

– Advising on reorganisations, demergers, share schemes, HMRC enquiries and profit extraction


–  The ability to take responsibility for resolving issues and delivering solutions

– The ability to effectively communicate and create drive and enthusiasm through techniques appropriate to the situation

– The ability to work in co-operation with others to achieve the required objective

– The ability to work effectively, monitoring and checking the accuracy of work and developing others to solve problems

– The ability to see and understand the requirements for effective client relations, how these relate to individual roles, teams, departments and the overall aims of the Firm

– The ability and enthusiasm to willingly identify and develop the potential in others and achieve the aims of the Firm

– The ability to manage, for a profit, the performance of groups or individuals in such ways that deliver high standards and results

– The ability to understand and identify financial, commercial and business opportunities and how these may be utilised to the benefit of the Firm.

– The ability to build and lead an effective team, or teams, by motivating, supporting and empowering individuals

– Proven ability to research technical taxation issues and give advice

– The ability to identify cross selling opportunities for other departments as well as generating new business for the tax team


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If you are a proactive, solutions focussed person who meets the essential requirements and would like to make a valuable contribution within a well-established and prestigious firm at the forefront of their sector, please submit your CV outlining how you meet these requirements to

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Our minimum academic requirements are at least 3 B Grades at A level and to have, or expect to achieve, at least a 2:1 degree. Coupled with these we look for candidates with excellent communication skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a team who have an interest in the commercial world.

All vacancies are based at our Bolton office. We recruit for vacancies in January and September each year. We are committed to developing our own trainees’ careers and have members of our management team who started with Cowgills as ICAEW trainees.

To apply simply download our application form, complete and return with a CV and covering letter to:

Deborah Fallon – HR Manager
Cowgill Holloway LLP, Regency House,
45-53 Chorley New Road, Bolton, BL1 4QR


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We provide a supportive work environment where you will be part of a friendly and enthusiastic team working out of our Bolton head office.

We are looking for individuals who can make a clear difference to our clients and our firm. To be considered for the role you must have a desire to develop an audit and accountancy or tax career at Cowgills, be able to work as part of a team and deliver a first class service with excellent communication skills.

To apply, please send your CV and covering letter to:

Deborah Fallon – HR Manager
Cowgill Holloway LLP, Regency House,
45-53 Chorley New Road, Bolton, BL1 4QR


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