Assistant Group Tax Manager

Specific Location
Bardon, Leicestershire

Group Support Centre

Hours of Work
37.5 hours per week

Barratt Developments PLC

Contract Type

Closing Date
20 January 2019

Assistant Group Tax Manager

The Group Tax Team consists of the Group Tax Manager and the Assistant Group Tax Manager and together you will assist and support in managing the tax affairs of the Barratt Group. Reporting directly to the Group Tax Manager, the role will include compliance work across all taxes (including Corporation Tax, VAT, SDLT & CIS), as well as providing advice to the Group’s trading divisions.

What Will I Be Responsible For?

  • Working with the Financial Accounting team to prepare tax packs for all of the Group entities, and with the external tax advisors to oversee the preparation of the draft corporation tax and partnership tax returns for the Group.
  • The preparation of the corporation tax disclosures for inclusion with the Group’s annual and half year accounts as well as the tax disclosures for the statutory accounts of a number of the Group subsidiaries.
  • Reviewing of the monthly VAT returns for all of the Group entities.
  • Monitoring and assist with CIS compliance across the Group.
  • Dealing with routine HMRC correspondence, notices and returns and assisting in dealing with HMRC queries across all taxes.
  • Assist the Group Tax Manager to provide tax advice, across all taxes (including VAT, SDLT & CIS), to the Group’s trading divisions and central functions.
  • Assisting in the Senior Accounting Officer sign off process

Personal Characteristics

  • Currently working in the tax department of either one of the mid/top tier accountancy practices or already working in industry.
  • Professional accountancy and/or tax qualification.
  • Experience of dealing with VAT, SDLT & CIS would be an advantage as would housebuilding/real estate experience, however not essential
  • Ability to work under your own initiative and to tight deadlines, with attention to detail essential.
  • Comfortable in using tax legislation and HMRC manuals.


What about the Benefits Package?

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus scheme
  • 25 days holiday with additional days awarded based on service beyond 3 years
  • Choice of Flexible Benefits
  • Money Purchase Pension scheme
  • Life Cover
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