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Tax Manager

Peterborough, Full-time Competitive Salary

Tax Manager

What’s the Opportunity?

The role of the Tax Manager will work alongside other members of the central tax team, and within their specialist area, focusing on all aspects of the Corporation tax, VAT and PSA tax reporting and compliance obligations of the UK group. Key to this activity includes the preparation of the Group's UK CT, VAT and PSA returns.

It is a great opportunity to work alongside a fantastic team, looking at the analysis of tax sensitive management information and completion of month end and year end tax accounting procedures and forecasting. You will assist the Senior Manager - Taxation in providing tax advisory support to all areas of the UK group and with ad hoc tax and other projects. Supporting the performance of tax risk management activities, including compliance with Senior Accounting Officer requirements.

What does the role involve?

  • Analysis and review of management information relevant for tax reporting
  • Accurate and timely review of necessary tax computations, tax returns and claims for Corporation Tax, VAT, Research & Development Expenditure Credits (RDEC), Country by Country (CBC) reporting, Stamp Duty, PSA.(dependent on expertise)
  • Annual, mid-term planning and forecasting of tax payments and tax balance sheets
  • Provision of tax advisory support to the UK group
  • Regular reconciliations of relevant tax balance sheet codes and control accounts
  • Liaison with HMRC and external advisors regarding queries and tax audits
  • Managing and delivering the year-end tax audit process
  • Research changes in tax legislation-establish impact or opportunity to the Group

What will it take:

Professional Tax qualification (CTA, AIIT, ATT or equivalent).

• Strong background in Corporation Tax and VAT

• Technical confidence to apply the taxation rules facing the Group

• Ability to communicate complex technical tax issues at all levels of the Group

 • Strong research and analytical skills

We are committed to offering equal chances to you throughout the application process, so if you require any special adjustments to be made please let us know. We will work with you to make any appropriate arrangements

Why choose us?

We're on a mission to transform price comparison into a highly personalised, service-led experience. To do so, we recognise that we need to consistently deliver seamless customer experiences through a connected data and technology ecosystem

Our Vision - Be the market leader in money management - transforming the way the people of the UK manage their household bills, helping everyone have a healthier relationship with their money

Our Purpose - Making great financial decision-making a breeze for everyone in the country

Our Promise - Good things happen when you meerkat!


Diversity and Inclusion

We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative, and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas - supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness

Flexible working

We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance. We're open to flexibility and encourage a hybrid way of working, a combination of in-office (Peterborough) and remote working. We'd love to talk about what this might look like for you

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