Tax Assistant Manager

CW Energy 

CW Energy is a leading independent corporate tax consultancy to the oil and gas industry in the UK. The firm operates out of offices near Cannon Street, in the City of London. Having built up its expertise and client base over more than 30 years, CW Energy is the first choice for companies wanting independent, practical and commercially relevant tax advice.  Its small team of professionals all have Big 4 or HMRC experience, but operate in a friendly collaborative manner. CW Energy is part of The Ince Group. 

The Ince Group 

As well as providing first class legal services, The Ince Group, which is predominantly a legal practice, also offers a wealth of professional services and advice to clients including accounting, financial services, consulting, and pension advice both in the UK and internationally.  

Reporting to Partner

Based London / Remote, London

Contract Type Permanent, Full Time

Hours Monday – Friday, 9-5.30pm with a one hour lunch

“This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual who is looking for a challenging career in Tax to join a well-established and reputable firm.”

The Role 

We are looking for a new Tax Assistant Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a talented individual who is looking for a challenging career in Tax to join a well-established and reputable firm. The role involves working with clients of all sizes and focuses on providing services to the very important UK oil and gas and energy sectors of the UK economy.  No prior knowledge of oil and gas taxation or sector experience is required. The individual will build their technical knowledge and understanding through day to day, on the job training.  The candidate will join the small team and have the opportunity to work with and learn from all the tax professionals at CW Energy. 

The successful candidate must be enthusiastic and willing to learn. This a mixed tax role with the candidate managing the delivery of both tax compliance and tax advisory engagements.  


Role Responsibilities 

  • Provide day-to-day support to Partners and Managers to assist with their portfolio of clients. 

  • Prepare and manage the preparation of draft corporation tax and petroleum revenue tax computations and returns for a portfolio of clients, take responsibility for ensuring their tax computations are prepared on a timely basis. 

  • Understand the client requirements at the start of each compliance cycle based on instructions received and timetable agreed with the client and deliver work in accordance with those requirements. 

  • Assist with other ad hoc tax compliance work including tax accounting. 

  • Manage the delivery of tax advisory engagements including preparing written advice in respect of transactions and restructurings. 

  • Identify technical issues, prepare technical analysis and liaise with senior colleagues to resolve technical positions. 


Training and Development 

The training, development and regulation of our professionals is critical to the future success of our business which is why our people are trained to become experts in their field through regular day to day support from all team members.  


Person Specification 

  • Educated to degree level (2:1 or higher) 

  • ACA, CTA or similar professional qualification with at least one year post qualification experience 

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent computer skills 

  • Excellent team working, problem solving and organisational skills  

  • Strong interpersonal skills are required in addition to oral and written communication skills 



  • Salary is competitive and you will be eligible for the firm’s discretionary bonus scheme  

  • 25 days annual leave including the opportunity to buy and sell holiday 

  • Private Health Insurance 

  • Life Assurance at 4x Salary 

  • Income Protection Cover 

  • Optical Care vouchers and many more benefits and discounts 

We are an equal opportunities employer and ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, or race. 

Appointment is subject to the appropriate background checks and satisfactory references. 

A note to recruitment agencies: we like to recruit ourselves initially so this role is only open to direct applicants. If we do need any extra help, we will reach out to you and utilise our PSL in the first instance. 

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