Group Tax Manager


Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Company Description

For over 20 years, abcam has been providing tools the scientific community needs to enable faster breakthroughs in critical areas like cancer, neurological disorders, infectious diseases, and metabolic disorders.

We believe that to continue making progress, we need to work together in new ways. We need your own unique perspective as well as this of our people to make an always greater impact on the world. This community needs people like you: dedicated, agile and above all audacious so we can truly bring progress forward.

Job Description

Reporting directly to the Global Director of Tax, the role is in charge of Abcam’s group tax reporting and in charge of corporate tax compliance in the UK and overseas jurisdictions, excluding the US. A key part of the role is also to be a pivotal part of group tax planning and other group projects in order to help Abcam’s business to be set up and operate in a tax efficient manner.

Primary accountabilities:

  • Prepares the group statutory tax reporting financial statement disclosures, both annually and quarterly
  • Prepares the UK Corporation Tax returns, liaising, where needed with external providers
  • Manages outside consultants on projects such as capital allowances analysis of significant fixed asset investments and Research & Development tax credits
  • Manages automation initiatives which impact corporate taxes
  • Provides tax input on company projects such as company reorganisations, corporate acquisitions and business expansion plans
  • Provides the business with tax input to projects on an ongoing basis


As the Group Tax Manager you'll already have plenty of experience working in tax compliance and reporting roles. You'll have an in-depth knowledge of UK Corporate Tax as well as Research & Development tax projects. As a Tax professional you will have good accounting skills, an ability to communicate complex tax terms and ideas to non-financial colleagues, as well as being ATT/CTA qualified.

If this sounds like you and you’d like to be a part of a fast paced, growing business with the vision to become the most influential company and best-loved brand in life sciences, please apply now!

Additional Information

We know that when it comes to benefits, no one size fits all. Flexibility and choice matter which is why in addition to market competitive salaries, we offer you a flexible benefits package which is tailored to your unique needs and support your financial, physical and emotional wellbeing. This includes our award-winning share scheme, 18 weeks fully paid maternity leave, 6 weeks fully paid paternity leave as well as highly flexible working and much more. Besides, your development will be integral to your experience here. You will grow alongside other talented minds, in ways you may often find unexpected.

When people come together, incredible things happen. Here you’ll work in a safe environment where you can be who you truly are. We’ll champion and celebrate your uniqueness throughout your journey with us. This is how we excel at partnering with the scientific community no matter the challenge, ultimately helping solve the world’s most critical diseases. Find out more about Diversity & Inclusion at abcam.


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