Group Tax Manager

Brooks Macdonald

Investment Management

About Us

Brooks Macdonald is a discretionary investment manager, formed in 1991. Since inception, the company has grown organically - funds under management rose from £1.22bn in December 2008 to over £13bn in June 2019. We employ over 470 staff, over 60 of whom are investment managers. Brooks Macdonald has been a member of the Alternative Investment Market since 2005. Headquartered in London, the Company has numerous offices across the UK and the Channel Islands.

Brooks Macdonald Group plc is committed to promoting equal employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, religion, belief, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or marital status. As an employer we promote flexible working.

The Role

We are currently hiring for a Group Tax Manager to join our team based in London.

Main Duties

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

- Oversight of all tax related matters for the Group
- Acting as the first point of contact with HMRC and overseas tax authorities

Corporate tax:

- Corporation tax compliance and reporting
- Review of corporation tax and deferred tax provisions calculations carried out by the Core Accounting team and tax disclosures in the statuary financial statements
- Oversight of the Group’s R&D claims
- Managing the Group’s payment arrangement and CT payments on account
- Review of the Group’s transfer pricing arrangements with overseas establishments

VAT oversight:

- Review of VAT compliance, quarterly returns, calculation of recovery rate and other VAT related matters
- Review and updates to the group PESM
- Provision of VAT advice to the business

Income tax:

- Employment taxes including benefits & remuneration planning
- Share plans
- PSA compliance

General advisory:

- Providing tax related advice on all aspects of corporate and business transactions
- Provision of tax advice to the business as required
- Operational tax queries, for example AEOI (desirable but not essential)
- Liaison with industry bodies and HMRC with respect to legislative changes which impact the business

Skills required to undertake the role:

- Sound technical knowledge across a variety of taxes
- Ability to analyse, breakdown and solve complex tax matters, in particular the interaction of taxes
- Ability to communicate articulately and effectively with all levels of the organization
- Good report writing skills and presentation skills
- Proactive self starter able to work with little supervision
- Good time management and prioritisation skills to ensure all legislative deadlines are met

The Team

Working within the Tax Team to provide internal tax expertise and advice

Experience Required

- Technical knowledge and experience across a range of taxes - VAT, Corporate tax, Income tax
- Ability to solve complex tax matters
- Experience of AEOI (desirable but not essential)


  • - Excellent communication and presentation - Self-management, time management


  • English


  • Tax expertise

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