Gallagher is one of the world’s largest insurance and risk management firms and offers a large range of products and services, and we are thrilled to bring these to Ireland. If you would like to work for Gallagher in Ireland and grow your career, this role may be for you! We are looking for a Tax Manager to join our team.


Role Purpose

To act as manager within the UK and EMEA group tax team, supporting all areas of the business in respect of direct taxes. Key responsibility in the first 12 months will be for UK corporation tax compliance, reporting and advisory with scope to subsequently  expand into EMEA compliance and advisory as the group continues to grow.


Key Accountabilities

  • Manage UK corporation tax compliance process, including reviewing all computations and returns, ensuring accurate and timely submission to HMRC
  • Calculate quarterly corporation tax payments due to HMRC and ensuring timely payment
  • Manage preparation of UK corporation tax provision for UKGAAP statutory accounts, this will involve managing and developing the relationship with the external tax audit team and the internal statutory team
  • Prepare/review US GAAP quarterly reporting packs for the group’s US parent
  • Responsibility for corporation tax balance sheet reconciliations within ERP system
  • Allocate work to team members in an efficient manner and ensure all deadlines and key priorities are met
  • Participate in training and development of junior members of the team
  • Participate in managing tax team’s relationship with HMRC
  • Involvement in maintaining strong tax governance, ensuring SOX requirements are fully met.
  • Involvement in M&A due diligence projects for UK acquisitions, review data, prepare reports and assist legal counsel.
  • Involvement in tax advisory projects including, group restructuring and financing, adhoc queries from the business
  • As our EMEA presence grows, involvement in direct tax compliance and reporting for EMEA entities including US GAAP quarterly reporting and local tax submissions. This will require significant interaction with local finance teams, audit teams and advisers.
  • Carry out duties following internal policies and procedures in accordance with applicable laws, rules, regulation, good governance and Gallagher’s shared values, in particular, putting clients at the heart of our business.
  • Take all reasonable steps to ensure the part of the business for which you are accountable for demonstrably complies with applicable laws, rules, regulation, good governance and Gallagher’s shared values, in particular, putting clients at the heart of our business. If shortcomings are identified take responsibility for remedial action planning, and action in conjunction with the relevant experts within the firm.



  • CTA/CA/ACCA qualification or equivalent with at least 2/3 years post qualification experience is preferred.


Technical Knowledge

  • Strong technical knowledge of corporation tax is essential with a good understanding of tax accounting principles – US GAAP knowledge is desirable but not essential



  • Practical experience applying up to date knowledge in either a Practice or Industry environment.



  • Working knowledge of Thomson Reuters Onesource Corporation Tax
  • Excellent MS Excel skills (experience with MS Powersuite, Alteryx or Tableau not essential but desired)
  • Ability to manage and adhere to challenging deadlines.
  • Ability to keep technical knowledge updated
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good communication skills in all formats.


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