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Tax Assistant Manager.

Our Corporate Tax team are rapidly expanding and recruiting a Corporate Assistant Tax Manager to join our team in Derby.

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Do you have a genuine passion for Corporation Tax and looking to develop your career with a visionary, values-based, professional accountancy business? If so, we would like to hear from you.

Why Dains

Ranked 31st in the National Accountancy Age ranking by firm size, Dains is the fastest-growing firm within the top 100 accountancy firms in the UK. With over 650 talented individuals across the UK and Ireland, we're a force to be reckoned with. Our core services are Accountancy & Business Services, Audit, Corporate Finance, Forensic Accounting, and Taxation alongside outsourced FD and HR support. Integrated into our DNA are the values of Fairness, Working & Succeeding Together, Integrity and Valued Relationships. This shapes everything we do, creating a vibrant and supportive work culture.

Our People Are What Make Us Great

  • Our People

    At Dains, our employees are our greatest asset. We are also an Investor in People Gold Award winner.

  • The Environment

    We're committed to providing the best working environment, where you will have the opportunity to learn, grow, and thrive.

  • Your Wellbeing

    From development and training to flexible benefits and hybrid working options, we prioritise your well-being and professional development.

  • Your Future

    We are heavily investing in learning and development with the intention of being the market leader for growing and nurturing strong Audit professionals.


  • Review of Corporation Tax Returns and Computations on behalf of clients

  • Dealing with tax queries on behalf of clients

  • Contact with H M Revenue & Customs and other third parties as necessary

  • Contact with clients to deal with queries arising when preparing annual Tax Returns and in dealing with their affairs on an ongoing basis

  • To assist the Partners and Directors in delivering tax planning advice

  • To manage a portfolio of clients to ensure that all Corporate Tax Returns and Computations are prepared and submitted to H M Revenue & Customs by the due dates

  • Advising clients on their tax liabilities, together with due dates for payment

  • To manage the WIP on client portfolio, ensuring that all fees are raised and issued to the client on completion of work

  • To ensure that time is managed effectively, with good recovery rates on each job whilst ensuring that time is charged to the client

  • Meeting with prospective clients with regard to their tax affairs

  • Assists the Partners and Directors in formulating the Corporate Tax marketing strategy



  • Be qualified to ACA/CTA or similar level

  • You must be self-motivated and driven with a positive work ethic

  • Be able to build strong relationships both externally and across the Dains Group

  • You will need to demonstrate resilience and confidence taking on new challenges

  • You must have confidence and tenacity to develop team members

Our Commitment to You

25 days annual leave (increases with length of service) plus normal statutory bank holidays)
Life assurance
Buy and sell annual leave
Cycle to work scheme
Greener care scheme
Regular development reviews and training
Group staff pension scheme
Wellbeing refreshments
Discounted shopping platform
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Do you have what it takes?

If you have any problems submitting your application using the form below then please send your application to Nicola Jones (remembering to quote the job and location you are applying for).


The Application Process

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    1. Applications

    Please complete the application submission form at the end of the job spec or send your full CV to

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    2. Assessment

    If your application is shortlisted, you will be contacted, and a telephone screening interview will be scheduled.

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    3. Interview

    Following a successful telephone screening interview, you will be invited to attend a face-to-face interview with the hiring manager.

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    4. Evaluation

    You will be notified of the outcome of your interview and provided with feedback.