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Tax Advisor

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Tax Advisor to take a leading role in providing tax advisory services for the Firm.

Founded in 1906, Critchleys is Oxford’s leading firm of chartered accountants and business advisers, with a professional and friendly culture. We are forward thinking and provide a full range of Accountancy services to our substantial, growing and diverse client base.

We have a skilled team of well over 100 people at all levels in whom we place great value, and are strong investors in our people. The firm has a reputation for technical excellence, training and delivering a responsive service to our clients which we strive to continue through our future appointments.

Based in the heart of the city centre, our offices are close to train and bus links and offers our staff a fresh, modern and inspiring environment to work in.

The role

As a Tax Advisor, you will provide high level tax advice to business owners, SMEs and larger corporates as well as undertaking and reviewing high level tax compliance for the Firm’s clients, including personal, partnership and company tax returns.

You will proactively be involved with tax business development initiatives and winning new business for the Firm with the support of our Business Development team. You will be contributing to the development of professional relationships, internally and externally, with a key objective of creating new tax advisory project opportunities.

You will contribute to the development of tax consultancy work and projects for the Firm as a whole, cross-selling to other departments, and assist colleagues with general tax advice.

The person

You will have a genuine interest in our clients and have a desire to put them first. It is essential that you have strong interpersonal skills to interact with others externally, with both professional contacts and clients, as well as a proven ability to work and communicate with a variety of colleagues in different service teams from trainee to partner levels.

You will have the ability to adapt to changing conditions to meet deadlines and be flexible in your approach to a range of appropriate tasks/projects and people. You will be able to motivate and develop junior staff and contribute to team meetings.

It is essential that you have a proven track record of professional experience in providing tax advisory and tax compliance services. It is desirable that you have an appropriate tax qualification (ATT/ACA/CTA) and accounting knowledge would be a benefit in this role.

The benefits

In return, we offer a 37.5 hour working week Monday to Friday (part-time working considered), and an excellent benefits package including competitive salary, 32 days’ holiday (including bank and public holidays), company pension, time off in lieu scheme, pleasant working environment, profit share scheme, and professional mentorship.

The next step

If you would like to apply for this opportunity, or are interested and would like an informal conversation to find out more, please send your CV and cover letter to Joanne Drury at Critchleys, Beaver House, 23 – 38 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford OX1 2EP, email:

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