Tax Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Bridgepoint is a leading international private equity firm with over €12bn of committed funds to date, focused on acquiring market-leading businesses where significant value can be created.  As a group, Bridgepoint has a clear and long-term investment focus in middle-market companies and typically looks at acquiring businesses that are valued up to €1 billion. 

Reporting to the Head of Tax, the Tax Manager will be responsible for the preparation and submission of tax returns for all UK Group entities and all compliance matters for the Group. In addition, the individual will be responsible for the delivery of tax reporting information for investors and executives and providing support to the Head of Tax on a variety of advisory issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Co-ordination and management of outsourced compliance providers, key contact for managing these relationships
  • Preparation of some group entities’ tax computations (group companies, limited partnerships etc.) within specific deadlines.
  • Review and sign off of tax returns before final sign off by Head of Tax
  • Working with Finance and Funds administration functions for the preparation of underlying information relevant for tax reporting
  • US, German and UK tax reporting to investors
  • Ensure that all tax returns are filed within specific deadlines (UK, US & German tax returns).
  • Assistance with PAYE and indirect tax issues
  • Preparation of audit tax provisions.
  • Dealing with HMRC correspondence and maintaining a good working relationship with HMRC and the tax authorities
  • Provide information to ensure that all tax payments are made in a timely manner.
  • Provide input to the development of systems and procedures to allow taxation information to be readily available.
  • Provide assistance to the Head of Tax on deal related and ad hoc issues.
  • Keep abreast of all tax developments relevant to the business.

    Key Attributes


  • Strong written and verbal skills, adaptive to relevant audiences
  • Consistently delivers presentations with impact
  • Ensures clear, concise, and appropriate communication with investors and colleagues

    Relationship Management

  • Demonstrates ability to effectively influence and negotiate with others
  • Encourages open communication

    Personal Effectiveness

  • Operates in an organised and structured manner
  • Conducts all activities with appropriate focus on detail
  • Meets (or beats) required timeframes and delivers what is promised
  • Remains flexible and demonstrates ability to prioritise work
  • Remains composed under pressure
  • Thinks outside of the box
  • Demonstrates high energy and drive

    Shares Company Values:


    We settle for nothing less than superior performance achieved by entrepreneurship, initiative, intelligent judgement and teamwork


    We always seek to make a difference – for investors, companies or in our duty as a responsible investor within the broader community


    We are straightforward, open professionals who act without arrogance and embrace the views of others without prejudice

    Requirements / Preferences

  • Qualified accountant / CTA with corporate tax and partnership tax experience gained either through the profession or in a commercial tax department.
  • Private equity experience preferred.
  • Significant experience or proven experience
  • Excellent attention to detail and excellent organisation skills.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Motivated self-starter.
  • Excellent PC skills (Excel and Word).
  • Good team worker.
  • Good inter-personal skills in order to develop relationships both internally and within the business.

    The closing date for applications is 1 September 2017.

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