Title:  Tax Manager


Norwich, GB

Date:  14 May 2024

Tax Manager 



About the Role

This is an incredible opportunity to join a rapidly growing business and really add value to the role and therefore the wider company.

The Business is looking for a technical thinking, ambitious and highly motivated individual to join the finance team and support the Head of Finance to drive the business forward.


Key responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of tax accounting under FRS102 and IFRS; prior experience of US GAAP is useful but not obligatory.
  • Corporate Tax Compliance, Reporting and Advisory
  • Management of accurate and timely tax disclosures for statutory accounts of group companies, including RDEC provisioning
  • Deal with HMRC requests and enquiries
  • Support on Transfer Pricing
  • Manage VAT processes, ensuring accuracy, compliance, including any foreign reclaims
  • Maintaining all Senior Accounting Officer documentation
  • Manage external advisors to ensure tax compliance in the UK and internationally
  • Identify and assist in the implementation of risk minimisation strategies
  • Disseminating implications of UK tax changes on the wider business
  • Support the business with tax-related advice, including Customs and Duty
  • Supporting with any BRR+



  •  To be considered for this role you will be ACA or CTA qualified or equivalent with experience within in an in-house Tax role
  •  Attention to detail is critical as is strong business partnering skills
  •  Experience of using large ERP systems such as Oracle or SAP would also be an advantage.
  •  Prior experience of tax accounting and tax auditing, with a clear desire to further specialise in this area.
  •  Good project management skills, including meeting agreed deadlines, taking ownership and working with a wide variety of stakeholders.


About Lotus 

Lotus Cars is based in Hethel, Norfolk, UK, and is the global headquarter for sports car and hypercar manufacturing operations, the Lotus Advanced Performance Centre and the iconic 2.2-mile test track.


Lotus builds world-class high-performance cars, born out of legendary success on the racetrack including 13 FIA Formula 1 world titles and many other championship honours. In July 2021 Lotus unveiled the all-new Lotus Emira, its last petrol-powered sports car and best-of-breed, and in July 2019 it launched the Evija, the world’s first all-electric British hypercar.
The latest new model from Lotus is the Eletre. Unveiled in March 2022, it has the soul of a sports car and the usability of an SUV. It is pure electric, and represents a clear vision of the future ambition of the company.
The ongoing transformation of Lotus, from a UK sports car company to a global performance car business and brand, is laid out in the company’s Vision80 strategy. It states what Lotus will be in 2028 when we celebrate our 80th anniversary. We welcome talented, creative and motivated people to join us on our journey.
We offer you all the advantages of working for a prestigious high-tech automotive company. You will find a purpose-built facility; with all the tools and equipment you need to do an outstanding job. You will benefit from our fast-paced learning environment and our track record in designing and manufacturing thoroughbred sports cars over the last seven decades. 


What we offer you
In addition to a competitive salary, you will have access to the following benefits:

  • 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Half day finish on a Friday
  • 6% pension contribution 
  • Discretionary annual bonus scheme, based on your contribution and the performance of the company.
  • Private Healthcare
  • Group income protection based on length of service
  • Paid time off for medical appointments.
  • Employee Car Ownership Scheme
  • Family Friendly policies
  • Exclusive Employee discount, wellbeing and recognition platform #ForUSLOT