Tax Associate, Permanent, Flexible 


Location: Bristol
Department: R&D Tax practice
Salary details: Competitive plus benefits
Start date: September 2022 OR January 2023
Vacancy type: Permanent

About ForrestBrown

ForrestBrown are a firm of chartered tax advisers specialising in research and development (R&D) tax. Their expert team has substantial sector experience and tax technical knowledge which, combined with a passion for their clients and entrepreneurial spirit, helps them deliver outstanding results for a wide portfolio of innovative clients. Established in 2013, they are proud to be leading the R&D tax relief market in the UK.

What they offer: 

  • Provide training in their dedicated “Learning Lab” so no previous experience in tax is needed
  • Will support you to complete your Level 7 CTA professional qualification – the gold standard in tax. Including helping with mock exams.
  • The day off to attend college
  • Intake of a small group of associates so you will be in a cohort and support each other
  • Competive salary and benefits
  • Laptop and all software needed 

What you’ll be doing:

As a tax associate, you will join a fast-paced team focused on delivering outstanding R&D tax credit advice. Every day will be different. Whether you’re preparing important documents to help build robust R&D tax credit claims, or working with clients to understand in-depth information about their innovative projects in science, engineering, manufacturing or technology, you’ll have early access to clients.

The ideal candidate will: 

ForrestBrown welcome all kinds of qualities and experiences – you might be a scientist, engineer, teacher or software developer looking for an alternative career, you could be a graduate with a year in industry or other work experience gained around your studies looking for a specialist tax role, or a finance professional ready for a new challenge.

  • Be available to start in September 2022 or January 2023
  • Be graduating this Summer or have graduated previously with a degree
  • Ideally have some previous work experience (does not have to be in taxes, it can be unrelated!)
  • Passionate about innovation
  • Have a positive attitude and a willingness to get stuck in 
  • Have a desire to work in a fast paced environment
  • Be open-minded and willing to learn 
  • Show a real interest in what they do 

The closing date for applications is 27th June 2022.

Please apply directly through ForrestBrown using their careers page: