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Tax Manager

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 ‘Team’ Family…

We are the fastest growing team within one of the fastest growing accountancy firms in the UK and we have the awards to prove it. We were voted as the #No1 Accountancy firm to work for in the UK by the Best Companies awards 2021, along with a host of other awards as well… so what makes us so special?

Well, keep reading to find out!

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:

  • You will be supporting the founders and the finance teams in these companies to deal with the tax challenges of rapid expansion
  • You will build great relationships as you will have the opportunity to work closely with the partner / director / senior manager and the client
  • Finding quick 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:

  • Provide technical expertise to ensure advice performed is accurate and not in jargon
  • 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)
  • Manage corporation tax compliance portfolios and liaising with colleagues in other service line
  • Work as part of a team to meet deadlines and contribute to help the team meet its objectives and ensure client demands are exceeded
  • Be commercially aware and 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
  • Efficiently plan and organise - 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
  • Manage client expectations as well as build and retain strong client relationships
  • Manage your feedback and development, seek support from your line manager, and be open and honest

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.”


Job type


  • Tech-sector
  • TMT-sector
  • Technology-and-High-Growth
  • Technology
  • Scale-Ups
  • Tax-Manager
  • Tax
  • London
  • corporate-tax
  • international-tax