This high profile organisation is steeped in history and firmly located in the upper reaches of the FTSE100. It has an unrivalled portfolio of branded goods and operations in over 45 countries, employing over 120,000 employees worldwide.
With a good sized Group Tax Team and track record for developing future leaders, you will enjoy a varied and exciting career path. Furthermore, the level of commercial engagement is truly exceptional, and a clear reflection of how well profiled the Group Tax Team is, within the corporate headquarters.
This is a newly created, greenfield position. As Group Employment Tax Manager, your principal area of concern will be to advise the Group in relation to all employment tax issues and relevant legislative change. Lending your expertise to both UK and International businesses. You will analyse and innovate current process control relating to the management of the Group’s employment tax; additionally overseeing the Group’s employment tax risk review programme.
• Advise businesses and head office function on specific employment tax issues, liaising with external advisors where necessary, covering both the UK and overseas
• Provide updates to the businesses on new legislation relevant to the management of employment taxes
• Consider potential opportunities related to employment taxes globally
• Tax due diligence on mergers and aquisitions in relation to employment taxes and global mobility
• Work with the individual businesses and head office function to improve process and controls around management of employment taxes to mitigate risk
• Manage the newly created employment tax risk review programme across the businesses with the assistance of the internal audit function and external advisors
• Act as a central point of contact for HMRC
• Support other Group tax initiatives when relevant e.g. the Group’s tax strategy.
ACA or CTA qualified or equivalent
Comprehensive knowledge of employment tax matters in the context of a large group
In-house or ‘Big 4’ experience
Knowledge and experience of UK employment tax issues; international experience and global mobility experience desirable
Ability to review current processes and suggest improvements
Good interpersonal skills
Able to work autonomously.
Competitive base salary
Central London location
Excellent career progression
Collaborative working environment
For a confidential discussion, please contact Rebecca Sheehan