Great in-house opportunity for a tax manager to work in a standalone in-house tax role managing tax for a household name business. Candidates will need proven UK corporate tax experience. In this role you will support the Group CFO in determining and, where appropriate, refining the tax strategy of the group.
Your role will include:
Have day-to-day responsibility in administering all aspects of taxation and tax compliance for all group companies including Corporation Tax, VAT, PAYE and Payroll related taxes, Property taxes, Import Duty/BTIs;
Ensure that, from the perspective of taxation, the key financial processes are properly documented and updated and reviewed regularly with a view to achieving improvements and efficiencies;
Ensure that all group companies meet the requirements of the Senior Accounting Officer regulations;
You will maintain good working relationships and leading day to day contact with HMRC;
Support the relevant Finance team members in each companies’ finance teams to understand their tax compliance processes;
Liaise closely with the Group's external tax advisers, as appropriate;
Assist from the perspective of taxation, with the compilation of annual budgets and forecasts, monthly Group management accounts and KPI reporting packs; and
Maintain a detailed, up to date technical knowledge in all relevant tax related areas.
ACA/CTA qualified or qualified through industry experience, ideally with at least 3 years’ PQE (most likely already an experienced manager) and a strong academic track record;
Strong tax accounting skills and a detailed working knowledge of UK corporation tax, UK GAPP and ideally IFRS;
Strong analytical skills;
Pride in producing high quality, accurate and timely information – high attention to detail is key;
Self motivated with a flexible approach to workload, good planning and organisational skills and an ability to operate independently;
Disciplined approach to work including the ability to work under pressure to manage conflicting priorities and meet tight deadlines;
Hands-on and proactive with a positive “can do approach”;
Team player and a good communicator, both oral and written.
The ideal candidate is currently likely to be either in a similar role in-house or seeking a first role in industry from a current position in the Tax department of a leading professional services firm. For more information call Georgiana Head