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UK Tax Manager

Posted 21 Jun 2024
Work experience
3 to 5 years
Full-time / part-time
Job function
Degree level
Required language
English (Fluent)

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Home to the world's best loved and trusted hygiene, health, and nutrition brands. Our purpose defines why we exist: to protect, heal and nurture in the relentless pursuit of a cleaner, healthier world. We are a global team united by this purpose.

Join us in our fight to make access to the highest quality hygiene, wellness, and nourishment a right and not a privilege.


Our Finance team is not just another department; we're strategic partners and catalysts for change, who use our expertise to drive sustainable growth and create and protect value for Reckitt.

With a strong emphasis on cross-functional collaboration and partnership, our inclusive, diverse and energised team breaks down traditional barriers, enabling you to thrive in a dynamic environment where you and your ideas matter.

From leveraging insights and analysis to make data-driven decisions - to spearheading sustainable business practices that contribute to consistent and reliable business growth - we are unwaveringly passionate about making a meaningful impact, and always doing the right thing.

About the role

As UK Tax Manager, you will provide support to the UK Tax Compliance and Reporting Senior Manager on a wide range of UK compliance and UK technical assignments. The successful candidate, as part of a growing tax team, will experience a wide range of exposure to the CHQ and global functions of a large multinational organisation.

Working closely with the UK Tax Compliance and Reporting Senior Manager and other functional divisions of the department, you will play an essential role supporting delivery of the UK tax compliance obligations and assisting with the management of our global tax compliance outsource partner.

Your responsibilities

Under the guidance of the UK Tax Compliance and Reporting Senior Manager you will work on the following:

UK tax compliance

  • Review computations and statutory accounts disclosures as prepared by our global tax compliance outsource partner using ONESOURCE tax accounting software for a portfolio of manufacturing, distribution and finance companies in the UK Group.
  • Interface with internal finance contacts and external service providers to ensure computations are accurate and prepared on a timely basis. Research and documentation of technical issues to provide robust support to filing positions adopted.
  • Review of accounting transactions arising in the year, whether relating to internal or external reorganisations, and the necessary disclosures required in the tax computations.
  • Review of statutory accounts disclosures, including reconciliation of the current and deferred tax accounts into Longview (group tax consolidation), HFM (group accounting consolidation) and resolve queries with external auditors.
  • Preparation of group relief invoicing schedules.
  • Interface with transfer pricing and international tax teams to ensure TP and CFC position documented appropriately in the UK tax computations.
  • Review tax accounting processes and prepare documentation to enable Senior Accounting Officer sign off.
  • Provide technical support to the Group Tax Director and UK Tax Compliance and Reporting Senior Manager on HMRC enquiries, ad hoc correspondence and relationship management;
  • Input into Quarterly Instalment Payment calculations and develop the UK Quarterly Instalment Payment forecast model.
  • Preparation of the UK corporate interest restrictions and UK Patent box deduction.
  • Interface with external providers to prepare the RDEC and RDA’s claims.
  • Preparation of form CT61 for UK withholding tax.
  • Review UK legislation updates and assess impact on Reckitt.


  • Review and feedback on quarterly reporting submission in Longview from UK businesses.
  • Input into Longview tax consolidation system and preparation of tax disclosures and audit deliverables.
  • Opportunity to assist with Group CFC review and global compliance and reporting management tool.
  • Provide ad hoc support to internal Legal, Finance, Company Secretarial and Tax Operations departments.
  • Assist and support on new group projects relating to compliance and reporting.

The experience we're looking for

  • University degree – 2.1
  • Accountancy qualification - ACA and / or Tax Qualified
  • 3 years tax experience
  • Big 4 trained – desirable
  • Broad UK tax experience; good knowledge of accounting for income taxes
  • Advanced excel skills

The skills for success

Tax law, Tax compliance, Business acumen, Improve business processes, Stakeholder engagement and influence, Accounting Principles.

What we offer

With inclusion at the heart of everything we do, working alongside our four global Employee Resource Groups, we support our people at every step of their career journey, helping them to succeed in their own individual way.

We invest in the wellbeing of our people through parental benefits, an Employee Assistance Program to promote mental health, and life insurance for all employees globally. We have a range of other benefits in line with the local market. Through our global share plans we offer the opportunity to save and share in Reckitt's potential future successes. For eligible roles, we also offer short-term incentives to recognise, appreciate and reward your work for delivering outstanding results. You will be rewarded in line with Reckitt's pay for performance philosophy.


We recognise that in real life, great people don't always 'tick all the boxes'. That's why we hire for potential as well as experience. Even if you don't meet every point on the job description, if this role and our company feels like a good fit for you, we still want to hear from you.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, disability or medical condition; colour, ethnicity, race, citizenship, and national origin; religion, faith; pregnancy, family status and caring responsibilities; sexual orientation; sex, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender identity; protected veteran status; size or any other basis protected by appropriate law.

Reckitt is a successful international FMCG player with a leading portfolio. Well-known brands such as Finish, Vanish or Dettol provide 'healthier lives & happier homes' with an innovative pipeline. An entrepreneurial, result-driven and can-do mindset is characteristic of Reckitt and ensures that everyone develops into a genuine #gamechanger.

Active in 60 countries
43,000 employees
50% men - 50% women
Average age is 35 years