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Tax Compliance Manager (Direct Tax)– Civil Engineering / Construction Company

PSD Group
up to £90,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Our client is a leading multidisciplinary contractor that delivers innovative engineering solutions across the civil engineering and construction sectors including Rail, Highways, Airport, Marine, Energy, Water, Environmental infrastructure. Their success is founded on an ability to deliver in challenging environments and regularly winning repeat business from established clients. Currently seeking  a qualified accountant (ACA,ACCA,CTA) or QBE individuals ideally from engineering / construction background (however not essential) and with knowledge of UK Corporation Tax, and preferably Employment Tax. The successful candidate will be supporting the Head of Tax with corporation tax and elements of PAYE compliance and advice for the Business Group.

Key responsibilities for the new Appointee will include: 

  • Management and preparation of the Corporation Tax computations, using Onesource software, and other obligations including Quarterly tax payments, Country by Country reporting, Corporate Interest Restriction, Transfer pricing, Capital Allowances and R&D Expenditure Credits. Dealing with HMRC correspondence and enquiries Provide tax advice to the Finance teams on ad hoc transactions and projects Accurate financial reporting of corporation tax and deferred tax within the statutory accounts under IFRS. Working closely with the group finance teams in respect of the tax ledgers and journals. Liaising with external auditors. Management of Quarterly tax reporting for UK Group to Parent Company Head Office based abroad Management and preparation of PAYE compliance, including PAYE Settlement Agreement and Short-Term Business Visitor reporting. Advise HR and group finance teams on employee tax matters, such as 24-month rule, overseas expatriates Maintain relevant parts of the tax risk management and governance framework, including compliance with the senior accounting officer regime. Liaising with other departments to assist them with tax queries:
      • Internal: Head of Tax, Parent Company Tax Department, Payroll, Manager/HR team, Finance teams for each of the Business Units External: HMRC, Advisors, Auditors

The Successful Candidate will be/have: 

    • ACA, ACCA, CTA qualified or qualified by experience. A solid UK Corporation tax background gained in practice or industry. Strong technical knowledge of UK Corporation Tax, and preferably Employment Tax (or willingness to learn) General understanding of accounting standards and practices. Attention to detail. A self-starter and independent worker with strong interpersonal skills. Proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook and preferably OneSource Strong written and verbal communication skills. Able to plan, prioritise and manage own workload, and work accurately underpressure in order to meet deadlines.
    • Efficient and effective management of tight and conflicting deadlines Intermediate Excel Good analytical skills Customer service driven Ability to work under time pressure

This is an excellent opportunity to join a rewarding business and be a part of forward-thinking team to drive the business growth.



PSD Property & Construction is split into 4 distinct teams:

PSD Property & Construction operates from 3 locations, London, Manchester and Dubai and supplies Property Professionals into many industry sectors. PSD primarily serves the Commercial Development, Property Investment Surveying, Housing & Main Contracting markets in the UK the Middle East.



  • Surveying & Planning (includes Private Practice, Project Management, Commercial Development, Fund & Asset Management, Corporate Real Estate, Capital Allowances, and Consultancy). 
  • Facilities Management (includes FM Providers). 
  • Residential Development (includes Speculative Housebuilding, Affordable Housing,Contractors, Housing Associations, ALMO's and Regeneration / Renewal). .
  • Main Contracting (includes Main Contracting & 2012 Olympics).


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