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Tax Senior (Part Qualified or Qualified) - Tech & High Growth - London

Cooper Parry London

Job description

Would working with cool, rapidly growing start-ups and scaleups in the tech sector interest you?

Brilliant! Keep an open mind and discover why a tax role in our London based Tech & High Growth team could be the perfect career path for you.

We’re killing it...

We’re one of the fastest growing accountancy firms in the UK. Behind it all? Our awesome people and a laser-focus on creating a culture where they’re happy, engaged, and playing to their strengths every day.

That’s why we’re the #1 Accountancy Firm to Work For in the UK. And that’s why we’ve featured in the Top 25 of the UK’s Best Companies to Work For – for four years straight.

Our ‘Tech & High Growth’ Family…

We’re expanding our Tech & High Growth (THG) team by adding game-changing individuals to support our growth.

The THG tax team is led by James Peck who joined Cooper Parry in April 2021 to set up the sector focused tech team after spending 8 year at his previous firm focusing on scaling technology businesses. This is an exciting opportunity to join a THG team very much in ‘growth mode’ as we look to become the number 1 and go to team advising tech and high growth businesses across the UK.

If you’re currently part-qualified (ACA or CTA or equivalent) or a recently qualified senior looking for the next step in your career and want to specialise in tech and high growth then read on

About the role...

You will be working with some of the fastest growing, best funded scaleups in the UK. Tech and consumer businesses that are flying and need our help. We support the founders and the finance teams in these companies to deal with the tax challenges of rapid expansion. We are looking for some who is great at relationship building as you will have the opportunity to work closely with the partner / director / senior manager /manager and the client. Also, we’re looking for someone who will is quick to find resolutions to problems – approaching your work with a positive attitude to perform above and beyond expectation.

As part of the Tech & High Growth team you will be based in the heart of the tech sector in Shoreditch, London and we'll also support you with the relevant professional qualifications if applicable.

What you’ll be doing/need…

As the ideal candidate you must have experience in or the ability to:

• Technical expertise to ensure advice performed is accurate and not in jargon. We would be looking for someone to support our client base across a multitude of tax advisory matters including corporation tax, international tax and other areas which you either have experience or are up for learning about (such as share options, investor reliefs, R&D, transaction tax services to name but a few).

• Ideally experience in corporation tax compliance and liaising with colleagues in other service lines.

• The ability to work as part of a team to meet deadlines and contribute to help the team as a whole to meet its objectives and ensure client demands are exceeded.

• Commercially aware with the ability to think outside of the problem

• Support a team to develop by delivering regular coaching and feedback to others.

• Manage a number of priorities to deliver high quality results.

• Planning and organising - to ensure all client work is carried out within the appropriate timescales set by the partner / director / senior manager and provide regular updates to the manager without being prompted.

• Relationship management skills with the ability to manage client expectations and an ability to build and retain strong client relationships

• To manage your feedback and development, seek support from your line manager, and be open and honest.

• We are looking for several roles and so you will be fully or part qualified ACA /CTA or equivalent.

• CP are also investing heavily in technology - automating processes where possible and obtaining information digitally. This allows our people to enjoy more office based and remote working instead of constantly travelling around London to client sites. We aim to get stuff done at speed.

We’ll make sure you’re challenged and supported every step of the way with your career development.

What we're looking for…

As the major part of our work is client based, you need to be comfortable approaching clients and asking questions. You need to be curious about growth companies and see our work as part of their success.

We look for people who:

• Take ownership of their own development

• Like working to pace with an insatiable hunger to succeed

• Are curious to find the best way of doing things

• Can deliver a brilliant client experience

• Aren’t afraid of failure and can turn mistakes into learnings

• Act with integrity and authenticity leaving their ego at the door

• Want to stretch themselves and go above and beyond the norm

• Play all in to support the wider team

• Excited about the tech sector

What's in it for you...

At Cooper Parry our mindset is simple. We only do things if we believe we can be No.1.We start doing that by putting our people at the heart of our culture. Why? Pretty simple really… if our people love working here then they do amazing work. That’s why we offer things like:

• Competitive salaries aligned to big firms.

• Open holidays.

• No dress code - “Wear something!”

• Incredible development and career growth.

• A truly flexible approach to work balancing working from home, in office or with clients - “Work from Anywhere. Anytime. Forever”.

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Job type


  • Tax
  • part-qualified
  • qualified
  • Technology
  • growth
  • Tech-sector
  • London