Tim Keech

Recruitment Consultant Phone: 020 3817 8131

London – Tax

Tim joined AJ Chambers in January 2023 and works on the Taxation desk for London. His clients include Big 4, Top 10 and Top 100 firms.

Outside of work, Tim enjoys spending time with his family. At weekends he manages his son’s junior football team where he often has to referee matches.




Taxation - Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Transactions/M&A focus

£50,000 - £57,500

Corporate Tax Assistant Manager - Transactions/M&A focus

AJ Chambers are currently seeking a Corporate Tax Assistant Manager with a Transactions/M&A focus. You will be working in a Top 10 firm based in Central London

  • well-established and rapidly growing team
  • Exposure to excellent client work - a lot of this will be in relation to M&A tax
  • Excellent opportunities for progression into Manager and Senior Manager roles
  • The ability to establish yourself in a top ranked firm, who work with impressive clients
  • Generous remuneration package depending on your experience

Corporate Tax Assistant Manager responsibilities

  • Managing a portfolio of clients with a transactions/M&A focus
  • Assisting the managers and senior managers, mostly by assisting with training and reviewing juniors
  • Involvement in the provision of advisory work for your clients
  • To take the lead on various projects
  • To Undertake training as and when required
  • To develop and maintain professional relationships with clients and within the firm

Corporate Tax Assistant Manager requirements

  • Previous experience within Corporate Tax gained in practice
  • Qualified by CTA would be ideal
  • Ideally educated to degree level, with strong academic background
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic
  • Fully computer literate

For more information on this Corporate Tax Assistant Manager role, please contact Tom Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers

Taxation - Personal Tax Manager or Senior Manager

Up to £85,000

Senior Tax Manager / Director - Up to £100,000 - Central London

This is an exceptional opportunity for an ambitious tax professional who has a passion for the music industry. You will manage a portfolio and a team, that will deal with celebrities and/or upcoming artists on a daily basis. My client has specialised in this area for many years and can provide the foundations to progress to Director and beyond.

Having prior experience with the music or creative industry sector is not essential.


  • You will work in diverse areas of tax including complex HNWIs and Corporate International
  • Market leading remuneration package available (up to £100,000)
  • Exceptional benefits including 27 days holiday plus bank holidays, hybrid working, season ticket loans and a fantastic social environment with regular team events
  • Inclusive office culture driven by the firms Partners who maintain an - open door - policy
  • They outsource all of compliance allowing the managers more freedom

Senior Tax Manager / Director Responsibilities:

  • You will manage your own varied client portfolio and act as the clients first point of contact
  • Assisting with the overall management of the compliance process
  • To develop a good understanding of your clients affairs - this will require you to see the bigger picture
  • Identifying various tax solutions that can be offered to your client
  • Providing tax advice on a range of different issues
  • Assisting partners with various one-off technical projects
  • Manage WIP, Billing and recoverability

For further information on this Senior Tax Manager / Director role, please apply directly or contact Tim Keech at AJ Chambers -

Senior Tax Manager / Director - Up to £100,000 - Central London

Taxation - Corporate Tax Assistant | Big 4

up to £32,000

Corporate Tax Assistant | Big 4

If you had aspired to join the Big 4, but for whatever reason went to a mid-tier firm - this is your opportunity to give it another shot!

Unlike some roles within the Big 4, this role will offer you exposure to compliance and advisory - this will give you a rounded skill set.

Your clients will be within Asset Management (which includes Private Equity, Real Estate, Infrastructure and Funds), Banking and Insurance. There will also be flexibility for this to change as you develop - effectively your role can change to best reflect your interests/skills.

The role:

  • Whilst advertised in London, this role can also be based in Birmingham, Bristol, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds or Manchester
  • You will be supporting various managers with their portfolios - primarily with compliance, but also with advisory work
  • You will also be assigned a portfolio, it will be your responsibility to prepare/review the first draft on all tax computations relating to this portfolio
  • The role will include client contact - you will call the client to go through any info needed to support the returns


  • 25 days holiday
  • Hybrid working arrangement (flexi-time, working from home)
  • Lunch allowances when in the office
  • Excellent training - an assigned - buddy - and line manager

About you:

  • Demonstrable interest in a career within Corporate Tax
  • About a year - s previous experience is preferred

Interested - Apply directly or call Tom Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers for more info!

Taxation - R&D Consultant

£45,000 - £50,000

AJ Chambers are currently seeking a R&D Tax Consultant to Join one of the UK's Top firms in their Central London Office

The Highlights:

  • Impressive RDEC sized clients
  • A healthy amount of autonomy
  • A lot of flexibility with work from home
  • Could be part-time or full-time
  • Friendly firm with supportive/approachable management
  • A dedicated report writing copywriter will complete your reports


  • Meeting with clients/target clients to discuss R&D reliefs
  • Working with clients that are in engineering, science and technology
  • Working on the following reliefs: R&D Expenditure Credits and Capital Allowances for R&D, Creative Sector Tax Reliefs and the Patent Box
  • Interviewing in-house technical staff in order to gain an understanding of their activities to determine eligibility
  • Working with the relevant client contacts to gather detailed financial, HR and any other data to facilitate the calculation of the relief
  • Producing detailed notes so that structured reports in support of the claims can be made
  • Responding to HMRC enquiries

About You:

  • A couple of years - experience within R&D
  • The ability to motivate yourself
  • Comfort with / experience dealing with clients face to face

Interested in hearing more about R&D Consultant roles - Apply directly, or contact Rory Bysouth at AJ Chambers

Taxation - Corporate Tax Senior

Up to £50,000

Corporate Tax Senior - Top 10 Firm

A firm widely known as one of the better accountants in London (especially for tax/international), are currently looking for a Corporate Tax Senior.

  • Opportunity to manage a diverse portfolio of clients
  • You will be supported in developing your knowledge and experience
  • You will progressively get more access to advisory work
  • Flexible working arrangements

In your new role you will be able to join a proactive and analytical team, that deal with the compliance and advisory work for a portfolio of corporations (large corporates, SMEs, OMBS, international and groups). If you have the drive and desire to succeed, you will be able to progress quickly within this firm.

The role:

  • Dealing with compliance matters for a mixed portfolio of corporate tax clients - your clients will differ in levels of complexity
  • Compliance work includes the preparation and submission of tax returns of all allocated clients whilst ensuring all are compliant with tax regulations.
  • Providing consistent client service of a high quality which includes maintaining regular client contact such as face to face meetings, e-mail correspondence and telephone discussions
  • Liaising with other departments within the firm where appropriate
  • Liaising with HMRC and clients on a regular basis
  • Assisting with tax advice to clients, in a supported environment - this may include legislative changes or tax efficient planning advice where appropriate
  • Assisting with ad hoc project work

About you:

  • 2+ Years tax experience in practice
  • Ideally you will have completed ACA/ATT qualifications

For further information on this Corporate Tax Senior role, please apply direct or contact Thomas Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers

Taxation - Capital Allowance Manager

Up to £75,000

Capital Allowance Manager

If you would like to specialize within Capital Allowances, but might not necessarily want to be pigeon holed within this niche - this is a great opportunity to work with all types of client/work.

The firm rank within the Top 10 and have a growing team. This means that you will have a unique opportunity for quick progression, but without the risk of having to go to a boutique firm.

Whilst the team will be smaller than a Big 4 team, you will benefit from working directly with/being mentored by a specialist Partner and Senior Manager.

Your Role:

  • Providing capital allowances and land remediation relief compliance services
  • Working on a variety of different advisory projects
  • To pro-actively manage your own workload, communicating with clients, directors and partners on a regular basis
  • You will be given the autonomy to identify and pursue opportunities to develop new work - This is not a requirement, but will help with building a business case for Director/Partner level in the future


  • Experience in a role that has either been sepcialised in Capital Allowances, or a role where Capital Allowances has been a significant part of the job
  • Your experience does not have to be from an accountancy practice - For instance, if you are a Chartered Surveyor, this would also work well (they will even support and pay for CS qualifications.

For more information on this Capital Allowance Manager role, please apply directly or contact Tom Sharland-Harris at AJ Chambers.