Tax Compliance Manager (Indirect Taxes)

Michael Page
Hertfordshire, Hoddesdon, England
10% bonus, private healthcare, pension
09 Aug 2022
06 Sep 2022
JN -082022-5715820
Jacob Jeffries
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home
Full Time

To be responsible for Indirect tax (VAT, CIS and Customs) compliance and provision of tax technical advice in support of the Head of Tax.

Client Details

A large European business that delivers innovative solutions across the civil engineering and construction sectors including rail, highways, airport, marine, energy, water, and environmental infrastructure.


  • Review and submission of VAT returns and VAT registrations for joint ventures
  • Review of CIS returns
  • Dealing with HMRC correspondence and enquiries
  • Provide tax technical advice for finance teams on ad hoc basis.
  • Provide indirect tax training and updates to colleagues in the Finance team and around the business
  • Advise overseas group companies on their UK tax obligations.
  • Provide support to other members of the tax team in relation to other tax matters wherever possible, eg. Employment tax
  • Maintain relevant parts of the tax risk management and governance framework, including compliance with the senior accounting officer regime.



  • ACA, ACCA, CTA qualified or qualified by experience.
  • A solid UK VAT background gained in practice or industry.

Other requirements

  • Strong technical knowledge of UK VAT
  • Knowledge of Customs Duties (or willingness to learn)
  • Attention to detail.
  • A self-starter and independent worker with strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in the use of Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to plan, prioritise and manage own workload, and work accurately under pressure in order to meet deadlines.

Job Offer

  • Competitive salary in line with market rate
  • 10% discretionary annual bonus
  • Private healthcare
  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Hybrid working
  • Option to work part-time 4 or 3 days per week

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