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Business Tax Manager
Southampton Office Based


Business Tax

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Our Story

With close to 100 team members spread across our five office locations, we have a unique perspective on what drives business, what motivates people – and achieves results. From a single office set up in the South of England more than 75 years ago, Moore (South) LLP has continued to develop and grow as a team.

With five offices in; Chichester, Guildford, Isle of Wight, Salisbury and Southampton, we share resources, knowledge and experiences to deliver a solid service offering to our clients and to develop the next generation of leaders. We are an innovative firm constantly evolving and developing to become more efficient.

Whilst Moore (South) values its independence, we are able to amplify our abilities offering and tap into specialist knowledge, personal support and technology provided by fellow members in the Moore UK and Moore Global Networks for the behalf of clients and team. At Moore (South) we are a family that believes in each other and supports each other, this is what makes us different.

Our People

We recognise our people are at the heart of the firmand our greatest asset. Our people have a wealth of technical and industry knowledge, leveraging an unrivalled mix of commercial experience and in-depth market insight. Our people are professional, hard- working, friendly and approachable with commercial awareness and a passion for what they do.

Our commitment to developing our people and providing an environment in which they can thrive is therefore paramount to us. We offer a varied and interesting career, fully supported by an excellent learning and development programme, and with the potential for progression.

We are committed to supporting a positive work-life balance and offer a hybrid working policy that gives our people more freedom to decide when we work and where from. We appreciate how important flexibility around our personal lives is, and our policy considers the needs of our people alongside the needs of the business.

We're an Inclusive Employer

We are passionate about inclusion and we seek to attract talented individuals from a wide and diverse talent pool. Our business is made stronger by the different perspectives and experiences of our people, and it is important and in line with our values that we continue to build a workforce which is representative of our society.

Our Core Values

In order to ensure that our core values are not the traditional ‘once used and then forgotten’ version, we have used the results and feedback from our team at a Core Values Day. Our core values represent who we are, what it is like to work at Moore (South) and shows the firm that we strive to be. These values are what binds us together as Moore (South) and what attracts people to work and do business with us and helps drive our success.

About The Role

You will be working with both individuals and businesses to help them meet the complex demands for UK tax reporting and to structure their affairs in the most tax-efficient way both for now and the future. The role will therefore include tax compliance, planning and strategy. The role Business Tax Manager will also include the management responsibility for more junior staff members. You will be expected to coach and mentor junior employees, playing an active part in their career development plans and progression.

The role will be varied and challenging and will include:

  • Managing and leading the business tax team
  • Building and maintaining business relationships with clients and providing high levels of client service whilst managing client expectations
  • Reviewing corporation tax computations for a portfolio of business clients
  • Advising companies of their tax liabilities
  • Managing HMRC enquiries on behalf of clients
  • Research and planning on specific projects
  • Working as part of the Moore teams to provide an efficient and holistic service to our clients
  • Contributing to winning new work by providing a great service to our existing clients and helping us win new clients through business development and tenders
  • Managing the successful delivery of tax projects, ensuring technical excellence and a practical, business-driven approach
  • Dealing with our clients on a day-to-day basis providing a responsive service

Education and Experience

We are looking for someone who is either ACA, ATT or CTA qualified with experience in corporate tax compliance and advisory work and who has been employed at a corporate tax manager level.

Your experience will, ideally, have been gained in a large or medium-sized accountancy practice in a specialist tax role.

We are looking for someone with excellent communication skills who enjoys working as part of a team. You must be confident and comfortable interacting with your colleagues and a wide range of lovely, but sometimes demanding, clients. We are looking for a self-starter who is able to think through projects in a logical and creative way. Attention to detail is essential.

You must be able to manage yourself, be organised, work to deadlines and be happy to take responsibility for your work.

  • You will be ambitious as we see this role as a stepping-stone for career development within our business.
  • A highly competitive remuneration package is on offer as well as excellent progression prospects.
  • It is also a requirement that the individual must be able to live and work in the UK.


To be discussed at interview stage