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Hi Everyone, I have an offer from RSM as an International Tax Manager (I have no UK experience) in London for £60k basic salary. Bonus is discretionary at 10%. I am currently a Senior Analyst in one of the Big 4s in Canada but was Manager in my previous position in Africa. I know the big 4 pays more but is this a good offer?

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Yes, I will go back and ask for 65k. I do not have a lot of options at the moment and need to move back to the UK cos of my spouse. However, If i find another job that I like I would reject the RSM offer.

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That’s a fair offer I would say, though on the lower end. Do you know whether you’ll have a cash/car allowance on top of the £60k?

What’s your YOE? That’s a factor too that’ll help us help you.. £60k is the average base pay for a Tax Manager at Deloitte, and according to Glassdoor Tax Managers at Deloitte (highest paying BIG4) earn an average of £1k in bonus, and have a cash allowance of £5k/£7k. So on the whole, I personally don’t think the offer you got is too bad but depends on YOE.

I have 8 years of experience practicing in Africa. Practiced at PwC for 6 years and in house for a year plus. I mistakenly quoted 55k instead of 65k in my application and they used it as a way to say they are offering me 5k more than I included in my application which seems to be my biggest concern.

No harm in asking for more than £60k - are you ready to walk away from the offer if they decline your request and pull the offer?

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All the best!

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