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Tax Manager, UK Corporate Tax

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time


Tax Manager, UK Corporate Tax

Location: Cambridge UK

Competitive salary and benefits apply

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world's most serious diseases. But we're more than a leading pharmaceutical company. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - you are made to feel valued, energised and rewarded for your ideas and creativity.

Join our dynamic in-house Global Tax Operations team as a Tax Manager. This is a phenomenal opportunity for a qualified tax professional with UK direct tax and tax reporting experience to delve into intellectually stimulating work. Reporting to Tax Associate Directors and supported by our Tax Delivery Team, you will help us own the delivery of our UK direct tax compliance and support with group tax reporting processes.


In this role, you will support with preparation and review of UK corporation tax computations and other UK obligations, including considerable claims e.g. RDEC, patent box and capital allowances claims. You will also review UK tax issues including corporate interest restrictions and Controlled Foreign Companies risk assessments. Additionally, you will provide day-to-day tax advice to the UK business and assess implications of projects on UK compliance and tax accounting as well as preparing quarterly provisions for our UK group.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Qualified tax professional with good accounting skills

  • Strong analytical and research skills, and ability to utilise technology effectively to operate tax processes

  • Knowledge of UK corporation tax

  • Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills

  • Ability to lead and progress numerous actions in a coordinated and organised manner

  • Efficient process management and delegation skills

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working gives us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn't mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our unique and ambitious world.

Why AstraZeneca?

Join a talented global team that's powering AstraZeneca to better serve patients, every day. The fuel behind our evolving, rapidly growing enterprise, we're here to help unlock the power of what science can do and ultimately have a big impact on patients' lives. With countless opportunities available, this is the place to build an unrivalled reputation. And, as you take your career in new directions and to even greater heights you'll be rewarded for your successes.

Ready to make a difference? Apply now!

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