Looking to move out of Practice for your first in-house move, then this role is excellent role for those with a strong tax compliance background who is looking to gain practical/operational in-house experience.
You will join established finance team of professionals based in the European Head Office and work with European Head of Tax and across Europe, Middle East, Russia and Asia as part of the shared service function.
This is key role that will assist with both tax compliance (outsourced) and advisory tax work. This role is not a "typical" standard inhouse role as no day is the same and you are joining this firm at time of significant growth and expansion.
The ideal candidate must have the confidence to work on areas both technically and commerical, they have not done before, have strong technical skills and the ability to make sound commercial judgement.
Some examples of work you will cover is:
Liaise with outsourced local compliance providers and monitor deadlines for direct tax filings to ensure timely and accurate preparation and filing of local and national direct tax filings;
Manage and plan local tax compliance issues in larger territories to mitigate cash tax costs eg optimizing tax groupings, use of on-account payments;
Prepare and manage annual budget for compliance and advisory advice including reviewing all compliance and advisory fees;
Obtain UK residence certificates as required and manage obtaining non-UK certificates with local service providers;
Work with our external compliance providers to prepare our annual US GAAP FIN48 submission to Group Tax including:
Transfer Pricing – liaise with our primary TP advisers and local territory advisers to support and co-ordinate their work on preparing our annual TP documentation.
Work with the Global Mobility and Payroll teams to review proposed client project scopes, locations and entities to identify possible PE and payroll exposure risks;
managing local compliance service providers,
preparation and review of responses to tax authorities as required including preparing required information and analyses / review of proposed responses by local advisers as appropriate;
Develop tax process guidelines and documentation for governance purposes;
Liaison with other departments as required, in particular Finance, Legal, Payroll and Global Mobility, client-facing teams as well as local outsourced tax compliance and advice providers.
Ad-hoc TP work with external advisers to identify solutions to TP issues and develop improved group processes.
If you are keen to understand this role in more detail, do let me know. I am avaiable on 07436180234 for a confidential conversation.