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Group Tax Manager

  • Location

    East Midlands

  • Discipline:

    Finance & Audit

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £65k - £75k

  • Consultant:

    #

  • Email:

    mabelson@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    MAB/15352

  • Published:

    5 months ago

My client, a large Pan European FTSE listed organisation, is looking for a Group Tax Manager, reporting to the Group Financial Controller to handle the direct management of the Group’s Tax affairs, ensure compliance with Tax legislation and develop / implement planning opportunities to maximise the group’s Tax position.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the management of the SIG Group Tax functions and establish a clear Tax policy aligned to the Group’s overall vision and monitor and review the tax policies and ensure procedures/ controls are kept up to date. 
  • Overseeing the Group’s tax reporting process, consolidating and reviewing subsidiary submissions and organising deliverables to the Group audit committee and external auditors – for full year and interims.
  • Managing the tax profile of the Group and manage relationships with tax authorities and external tax advisors, and working with Regional FD's to ensure compliance with local tax regimes.
  • Managing the preparation and submission of UK Tax returns for all companies (direct and indirect taxes), reviewing year-end tax provisions and tax disclosures for the statutory accounts for all UK companies, and co-ordinating implementation for any tax planning or restructuring activities. 
  • Providing tax advice to Board and all functions across the group to support business decisions and ensure that tax plays an appropriate role in the decision-making process and that the corporate structure meets the commercial needs of the business. 
  • Co-ordinating the implementation for any tax planning or restructuring
  • Developing internal controls in respect of direct and indirect tax compliance and take ownership of the Senior Accounting Officer review process. 
 

The Person 

·         You will be a qualified professional who can demonstrate a track record of success in their careers to date with a recognised accounting/tax qualification (ACA / CTA). 

·         You will have worked in a direct corporate tax environment with exposure to other taxes (personal & indirect), and will be expected to provide commercial insight into the various business issues across the Group and create opportunities to

          maximise value.

·         You will possess a positive outlook with a 'can do' attitude, with the ability to set your own agenda and work priorities.

·         You will be confident and able to offer opinions and be prepared to be challenged on them.