Assistant Tax Manager

University of London

Department: Finance
Salary: £52,549 – £58,595 per annum (Grade 6)
Reference: 365
Location: Department W, 81 Mile End Road
Date posted: 7 November 2023
Closing date: 21 November 2023

Further details and apply


About the Role

We require an enthusiastic Assistant Tax Manager to play an important role within the QMUL Finance. The role is responsible for providing advice and supporting staff across the University to navigate the complex tax landscape that Queen Mary University of London operates within and providing support to ensure all appropriate tax obligations are discharged. The successful candidate will be predominantly responsible for the Employment Status and IR35 assessments, completing reverse charge VAT analysis on foreign purchases, compiling data for VAT return for QMUL and assist with any other tax related tasks.

About You

The ideal candidate will be a qualified or part qualified accountant with experience in employment status assessment and UK VAT. Candidates should possess a sound knowledge of relevant UK Tax Legislation and have a structured and logical approach to the completion of tasks.

About the Department

The role is based in the Finance Department of the Professional Services Directorate and is part of the growing Tax function and will be reporting to the Tax Manager.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

Please note it is QMUL policy that all new successful candidates are appointed at the start of the salary range of the advertised grade, with automatic annual progression to next spine point thereafter, until the top of the grade is reached.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

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