Corporate Tax Manager

Permanent contract|London|Legal / Tax / Insurance

Corporate Tax Manager

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Legal / Tax / Insurance


Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • To ensure that SG meets its statutory obligations for filing tax returns and paying tax due;
  • To ensure that SG manages its tax affairs in a tax efficient manner;
  • To assist in managing SG’s relationship with HMRC.

Summary of responsibilities

  • Prepare, submit within statutory time limits, and agree corporation tax computations for a portfolio of SG UK entities.
  • Assist with the efficient management of the group's corporate tax affairs, including; tax payments forecasting, efficient loss utilisation, control of claims and elections and planning.
  • Help manage SG's relationship with HM Revenue & Customs.
  • Provide timely & accurate tax advice, as requested, to all SG UK entities, liaising with outside advisers as appropriate.
  • Keep staff appraised of legislative changes.
  • Keep the UK Head of Tax appraised of issues arising / opinions given.
  • Assist in the supervision of group entities in Ireland and the Channel Islands
  • Liaise and provide assistance to the Head Office Tax Department as requested.

Profile required


  • Professional qualification as an accountant
  • Tax technical expertise
  • Experience in the tax department of an accountancy firm and in the tax department of an international bank
  • Good skills with Microsoft Office, and corporate tax filing software
  • Good organisational skills
  • The ability to communicate technical material clearly in person and in writing
  • A working knowledge of VAT, and operational tax matters (e.g. AEOI, SDRT)
  • Team working skills
  • The ability to take decisions and to be able to justify them
  • Confident and self-motivated
  • Risk awareness and the ability to mitigate tax risk.

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 22000QP2
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/12/26
Publication date: 2022/09/21