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Tax Senior Manager.

Our Stoke Tax team are rapidly expanding and recruiting a Senior Manager or Associate Director to work closely with the Tax Partner and Tax Director. You will be working across all aspects of advisory work, business development, assignment delivery and relationship management. This is an exciting role with clear progression opportunities.

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Stoke on Trent

Are you ambitious and driven with a strong technical and commercial background? Do you enjoy working closely with clients to help them achieve their ambitions whilst working in a supportive, 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.

Your role as Tax Senior Manager

Working closely with the Tax Partner to deliver the tax strategy for the Stoke office, winning work and contributing towards the overall delivery of our budget and tax advisory services for our OMB client base. Advisory work is one of our strengths and work would include (but not limited to);


  • Succession planning, sales and restructuring

  • HMRC enquiries

  • IHT and CGT

  • Corporate tax advice

  • Employee reward and incentivisation

  • Residency

  • Dealing with tax queries on behalf of clients

  • Support the wider tax team as required to include compliance reviews and planning meetings with Audit and Evolve clients and colleagues

  • Monitoring WIP and Budgets

  • Working with the partners across our business



  • CTA qualified

  • Experience dealing with tax queries both advisory and compliance

  • Confidence managing relationships and liaising with HMRC, lawyers and other third parties

  • Ability to develop and maintain strong client relationships

  • Strong technical skills with a commercial approach

  • Ability to work to deadlines and manage multiple projects

Our Commitment to You

25 days annual leave (increases with length of service) plus normal statutory bank holidays)
Buy and sell annual leave
Cycle to work scheme
Greener care scheme
Group staff pension scheme
Discounted shopping platform
Hybrid Working
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Stoke on Trent

Suite 2, Albion House 2 Etruria Office Village Forge Lane Etruria Stoke on Trent ST1 5RQ

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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.