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Corporate Tax Manager

  • Job reference: R-025286
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Warrington

SNC-Lavalin is going through an exciting period of change. A Canadian listed engineering and construction firm, on July 2017 they acquired the UK engineering consultancy Atkins bringing with it a great opportunity to re-position the SNC-Lavalin brand in the eyes of our markets and ahead of our competitors. The combined group now has approximately 50,000 employees around the world and both Atkins and SNC-L’s offerings combined give us the opportunity to continue our growth. The future of engineering and construction is in the greater use of data, combined with technologies to deliver our services more efficiently and bring different offerings to our clients. From apps, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, to mobility as a service and digital asset management, we are combining our traditional engineering skills with technology to fundamentally change the way we do things.

EDPM is the Engineering, Design & Project Management sector of SNC-Lavalin. We plan, design and enable the delivery of complex projects and major programmes across transportation, energy and infrastructure. Primarily made up of Atkins, including Faithful+Gould, we push boundaries and create value as trusted advisors to our clients and partners.

SNCL Tax currently have an opportunity for a Corporate Tax Manager in our Warrington office, reporting to the Head of UK Compliance & Reporting. 

Job Details

Overview of Key Responsibilities 

• All aspects of UK corporate tax compliance – including but not limited to preparation and submission of UK tax returns, fixed assets/capital allowance review, group claims, controlled foreign company reviews, foreign branch exemptions, corporate interest restriction filings, calculation and administration of UK instalment payments.

• Preparation of relevant IFRS tax accounting disclosures for subsidiary statutory accounts 

• Assistance with tax forecasting

• Monitoring & reporting for the purposes of Senior Accounting Officer regulations
• MTD implementation

• Manage third party relationships with auditors, tax advisers and HMRC

• Opportunity for involvement in ad hoc advisory matters including, transfer pricing, R&D tax claims and aspects of overseas tax compliance.

Experience needed to be successful for this role

• Accountancy and/or CTA qualified

• Demonstrate strong tax accounting knowledge, ideally under IFRS

• Knowledge and experience in UK corporate tax compliance

• IT experienced – strong spreadsheet and data manipulation skills.

• Experience of OneSource tax computational software would be beneficial.


 • Ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines, this will require you to flex your working hours at peak times throughout the tax year

• Calm and efficient under pressure

• Professional and team-orientated

• Ambition and drive to achieve results

• Confident and effective communicator to work within a truly diverse and global team.


Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and benefits:

Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices.

All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device: 

Security Clearance:

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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