UK Indirect Tax Manager, Renishaw plc, Wotton-under-Edge, Gloucestershire

Job Description

Renishaw is a global, high-precision metrology and healthcare technology group whose purpose is to design, develop and deliver solutions and systems that provide unparalleled precision, control and reliability. Renishaw plc is looking to recruit an indirect tax specialist to join the small group tax function, reporting to the Group Tax Manager. The individual will work closely with tax/ finance colleagues and the wider business, to ensure VAT compliance, risk management and timely advice on indirect tax matters as required.

Key responsibilities

1) VAT compliance:

Review of UK Group and Ireland VAT returns, along with any additional reporting (e.g. intrastat and VIES)
Manage other overseas VAT registrations of UK companies
UK partial exemption and capital goods scheme calculations
Ensuring requirements for zero rating are met
Options to tax
Liaison with HMRC

2) Management of indirect tax risks:

Ensuring processes and controls are in place and maintained to minimise VAT (including Corporate Criminal Offence) risks
Proactive identification of opportunities for process improvement and automation efficiency, driving through change
Implementation/ maintenance of risk-based monitoring including evidencing what has been done

3) Building relationships and providing VAT advice and support to the business as required (including on cross border and chain transactions in international supply chain)

4) Management of projects e.g. VAT MTD, and indirect tax input into business led projects (e.g. Brexit)

5) VAT training, education and raising awareness more generally

6) Maintain VAT technical knowledge and keep Group Tax Manager and other colleagues informed of changes that could affect the business

The above list is not intended to be exhaustive.

Key requirements

Qualifications – Qualified VAT specialist (CTA or equivalent) with desire to broaden indirect tax knowledge beyond the UK. Significant experience in relevant role with extensive working knowledge of UK VAT as well as an understanding of EU and non-EU VAT/ sales taxes

IT – good knowledge of ERP systems technology, experience with accounting systems, adept with Microsoft Office, with strong excel skills and ability to analyse and interrogate data efficiently

Desirable requirements

Related degree 2:1 or above

Experience with international VAT & Customs

Person specification

As the successful applicant you will be a highly motivated team player with excellent communication skills, able to convey complex information in an understandable manner with ability to adapt to the audience You will be able to demonstrate ownership of responsibilities with a pro-active approach and desire for continuous improvement. Reliable and well organised, able to manage deadlines and, whilst able to work on your own initiative, you're able to keep your line manager and other colleagues informed. Able to produce documentation of work product ensuring robust audit trail. You will have the ability to identify and solve problems.

Benefits

When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable; including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus, subsidised onsite restaurants and coffee shops, free parking, car sharing scheme and 24 hour fitness centres. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to life than the office, so we also provide a variable working programme, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays with a “buy and sell” scheme, Life Assurance Policy of 4 times annual salary, enhanced maternity pay subject to qualifying criteria, the option to join BUPA Renishaw health trust after 1 years service and an Employee Assistance Programme for employees and family.

If you would like to speak to a member of the Renishaw Recruitment Team please call 01453 524600

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