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This site has been developed by Simon Godley, who also runs the niche tax recruitment company Talentpool Selection . Simon spends a lot of his time placing tax specialists into FTSE companies, large in-bound groups and some professional services organisations. He also recruits and is well networked around the UK tax technology and VAT markets.

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Corporate Tax Adviser - move your career into tax software

Tuesday, 28 June 2011

Below is the outline of a job opportunity with a high calibre tax software company, currently looking for a corporate tax trained (ACA / ACCA / CTA) Tax Senior / Assistant Manager to transfer into working on the IT-Tax development and functionality of a tax software product.

Corporate Tax Senior / Supervisor - refocus your career into tax software
London Region £40,000 - £50,000 + Bonus + Bens

Have you trained in corporate tax on the ACA or CTA route? Are you now looking for an alternative career direction? You may wish to consider an excellent opportunity within the tax software sector. Our client is recognized as a market leader in tax compliance software, their products used by an extensive list of accounting firms and corporations. They are currently looking for a Corporate tax specialist to join their existing highly successful tax development team. This challenging and fulfilling role’s key responsibility is to keep abreast of latest legislative changes and identify their impact on the suite of tax software products. This will then lead on to modelling the relevant calculations and designing the inputs and reports which will be used by the tax professional end user. In addition, you will also provide ad hoc tax technical support to the client service and sales teams and implement enhancements to the software based on client feedback. To match the requirements of this role, you will ideally be:

• ACA or CTA qualified with a corporate tax training, either gained within a practice firm or commercial in-house tax role.
• Have UK corporate tax compliance experience, and preferably with user experience of corporate tax software, such as Alphatax or Abacus.
• Having experience of tax accounting will be an added advantage.
• In addition, you will be tax technically proficient, have a keen eye for detail, and be able to run with a project to conclusion with minimal supervision.
• It should be noted that no previous software development skills are required.

This is an excellent opportunity for an IT-savvy tax trained professional to make a first step into software development.

For more information or for a confidential discussion, please contact Simon Godley at

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