Corporate Tax Senior

RPG Chartered Accountants is a well-established, independent firm of chartered accountants and tax advisers based in central Manchester.  We also have an office in North Wales where RPG Chartered Financial Planners, our financial planning and wealth management business, and RPG Payroll Services are located.

We are looking to recruit two Corporate Tax Seniors into our specialist tax department, based at our office in central Manchester.

About RPG Chartered Accountants:

Our team comprises approximately 100 people across various service lines within the RPG Group.  This means that we are able to look after a wide range of business clients, with turnovers ranging from £50,000 to over £600 million. We act across a breadth of business sectors and some of the work we carry out is highly specialist.

We also have a number of clients with overseas interests and we are supported in this through our membership of DFK International which is a tax, audit and accounting services organisation with independent member firms based across 90 countries. We are proud to be DFK UK & Ireland Firm of the Year 2023.

We have great ambition for the future of our business by continuously developing the strength of our team with training programmes and having a clear career development path for everyone; and by embracing the use of technology.   This is a great opportunity for you to join a rapidly growing, dynamic firm.

The purpose of the role

The purpose of the role is to provide internal and client facing support on both advisory and compliance assignments.

The key responsibilities will be shared between the two new roles and will include:

Corporation Tax

  • Preparing Corporate Tax computations for our audit team
  • Assisting the audit team on their Corporation Tax audits
  • Review of complex Corporate Tax computations for the BSG (accounts) team
  • Managing Quarterly Instalment Payments
  • Capital Allowance computations and reviews

Research & Development

  • Management of existing R&D tax credit claims

Remuneration Planning

  • Employment Related Security returns (ERS)
  • Establishing Enterprise Management Incentive Schemes (EMI’s)

Transaction support for projects including

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Purchase of own shares
  • Corporate restructuring


  • CTA qualified or working towards qualification, ideally along with an accounting qualification such as ACA or ACCA.
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets
  • Excellent organisational skills


  • A competitive salary
  • Pension Scheme
  • Generous holidays
  • Death in Service cover of 4 x salary
  • Free parking on a rota basis
  • Flexible working hours within a seven-hour working day (35 hours per week)
  • A hybrid work approach of up to two days per week home working subject to the requirements of the role
  • One hour lunch break
  • Ongoing technical training and personal development programme
  • Regular social activities and events
  • Supportive environment
  • Well being programme
  • ‘Dress for your day’ dress code policy
  • Well-being programme

Contract type: Permanent

Hours: Full time

Office location: Central Manchester

Salary: Competitive subject to qualifications and experience

If this sounds like the next new role for you, please apply by sending your CV along with a relevant covering letter to  Let us help you achieve your potential!

You can read more about life at RPG by checking out our website.  Recruitment – RPG Chartered Accountants

We are committed to equality of opportunity, to providing a service and following practices which are free from unfair and unlawful discrimination. We actively support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion and make sure that our colleagues feel valued and are treated with dignity and respect.  We value people as individuals with diverse opinions, cultures, lifestyles, and circumstances.

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