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Tax Manager

Finance - Piccadilly

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Competitive and Benefits

Our Head Office department is located in the heart of Piccadilly and occupies the 5th & 6th floor of our beautiful flagship store. This central London location, offers so much to explore including restaurants, bars, cultural sites, shopping and more, and only a short walk from the Green Park Tube Station and plenty of bus stops.

Role Purpose:

  • To ensure the company stays compliant across all jurisdictions (direct and indirect taxes)
  • To provide expert advice and guidance to all internal and external stakeholders
  • To maximise capital allowances
  • Be the main point of contact for tax advisors, HMRC and overseas tax authorities
  • Provide timely updates on tax developments

Key Accountabilities:

  • All tax returns across all jurisdictions, including VAT, Corporation tax, GST, Excise & Duties
  • Compliance will all local regulations, including registrations and reporting requirements
  • Proactive communication with the Group tax specialists, agreeing annual allowance split between the companies within the group
  • Provide training and guidance to the internal teams, including compliance with Corporate Criminal Offence act
  • Sign off sales VAT rate on F&M product range
  • Reviewing and enhancing internal controls around tax on domestic and import/export transactions
  • Property taxes, ie stamp duties and rates
  • Employment taxes and benefits
  • Reconciliation of all tax accounts on a periodic basis

We expect the successful candidate to have the following skills and experience:


  • In depth knowledge of UK tax legislations
  • Understanding on international tax regulations related to trade, employment and permanent establishment
  • Exceptional analytical skills and attention to details
  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent excel skills
  • At least 5 years of tax management experience
  • Ability to work within a dynamic fast-paced environment


  • ERP experience, ideally Microsoft Dynamics
  • Retail experience

In return we offer the following fabulous benefits:

  • A generous store and restaurant discount
  • A subsidised staff restaurant which uses Fortnum’s ingredients
  • 25 days paid holiday (plus bank holidays) a year and an extra day off for your birthday
  • Excellent pension scheme
  • Defined development scheme to grow your career
  • Invitation to our annual staff party
  • And because we value your service with us, we give you additional annual leave and incredible gifts once you’ve been with us for 5 years.

At Fortnum & Mason we've been innovating for more than 300 years and as part of our mission to deliver a sense of pleasure for the centuries to come. We have grown to be a digitally focused and multi-channel company with the excitement of expanding our family to include those willing to grow with us.

Those who can consistently demonstrate individual initiative within a collaborative team framework, thrive at Fortnum & Mason. If this sounds like you, and you’re ready for the next step in your career, we welcome your application!