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Assistant Tax Manager

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We're an ambitious, forward-thinking global business who build transformative solutions for our customers to deliver best-in-class sustainable mobility, connectivity, and technology solutions. We support our customers with a range of products and services to meet their needs.

Since 1990 our ambition has never wavered. From humble beginnings, our vision and drive has seen us venture into new markets with confidence and stay ahead of market trends. Our mission is to help businesses of all sizes adapt to the future and take advantage of the opportunities that change brings. Sustainability is at the core of our offering. With our leading e-mobility solutions, we're committed to guiding businesses through the energy transition, building solutions for a more sustainable, connected future.

This is where you come in. We are on a journey of growth. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of technology innovation and we invite you along on this journey.

We are seeking an enthusiastic tax professional support the Direct Tax Manager in managing the direct tax compliance process and tax project work. The role is located at the Group's Head Office in Crewe, Cheshire.

You will be responsible for supporting the tax compliance obligations of approximately 40 UK companies, together with the review of overseas corporation tax returns prepared by the outsourced provider. There will also be an opportunity to be involved with advising Radius businesses on direct tax matters, Pillar 2 implementation, and creating a modern, scalable corporate tax compliance process. This is an ideal role for a newly qualified professional for a first move into industry which will give you exposure to a wide range of tax issues.

Your responsibilities day to day will be...

  • Reporting to the Direct Tax Manager, you will be involved with enhancing the corporation tax compliance process for all UK legal entities.
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of approximately 40 UK corporation tax returns, assisted by the compliance team. You will take the lead in preparing the computations for the largest companies for review by the Direct Tax Manager
  • Key stages in the process include the preparation of a draft computation for inclusion in the statutory accounts, accounting including tax disclosures and deferred tax and production and submission of the final tax computations.
  • Be responsible for the first review of all overseas tax returns prepared by the outsourced provider.
  • Using profit forecasts, calculate the corporation tax payments required for each UK legal entity.
  • Support the corporate interest restriction calculation and determine allowability of interest payments made by the group.
  • Submit claims to tax authorities to ensure that where we make payments of interest and dividends, we claim benefits under the appropriate tax treaty to ensure we do not suffer withholding taxes.
  • Track payments of corporation tax made by overseas companies, assisted by the compliance team.


  • Deal with corporation tax enquiries from tax authorities.
  • Assist the Direct Tax Manager in project work as required. Typical projects could involve internal restructures, RDEC claims or capital allowances reviews.
  • Support on M&A activity where necessary from a direct perspective, including due diligence, and transitioning new business acquisitions.

Experience / qualifications required:

  • ATT/CTA qualified with prior corporate tax compliance experience.
  • Strong excel skills and system knowledge.
  • Knowledge of tax preparation software is essential.
  • Ability to build rapport with members of the Finance Team and the wider business teams.
  • Problem solving skills and an excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work under pressure and effectively prioritise to achieve strict deadlines and targets.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Thrives on challenge and accountability.

What can you expect of us?

Your impact on Radius will be rewarded with a competitive rewards package plus the opportunity to develop and progress your career in many directions.

Not only will you have the chance to further your career development within Radius, you'll have access to our competitive reward and benefits package. This includes core company paid benefits such as a Defined Contribution pension scheme, Performance bonus (% dependent upon department), Enhanced Maternity pay, Cycle to work and Electric Car Scheme a whole host of options to support your physical, mental, and financial wellbeing.

Still curious?

If you feel we are a good match for each other, you can apply online now!

Radius is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to welcome people regardless of age, disability, gender identity, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation or socioeconomic background.

We do not accept speculative agency CVs. Any CV received by Radius will be treated as a gift and not eligible for an agency fee. PSL agencies should only send CVs if authorised to do so by HR.

N.B. We reserve the right to close a vacancy before the closing date in the event of an overwhelming response or a change in business priorities.

Assistant Tax Manager

Crewe, UK

Published on 03/04/2024

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