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Group Tax Manager

Michael Page
England, London
GBP75000 - GBP95000 per annum
Closing date
14 Feb 2023

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Job Details

As Group Tax Manager you will manage and review the Group's UK tax filings,
monitor, and further develop the Group's tax risk and control framework, support the year-end
financial reporting process and implementation of a new financial system, and monitor overseas tax
compliance. You will also provide tax advice and support on various projects and any tax authority
and audit enquiries.

Client Details

Offering a complete ecosystem of maritime services, including broking, finance, port services and
research, this group is at the heart of global shipping. Their unrivalled reach, expertise, and depth of
experience, combined with leading research, enables them to partner with clients across every sector to
meet the demands of the world's rapidly evolving maritime, offshore, trade and energy markets.


 Manage the UK Corporation Tax filings including an R&D claim and CFC assessment.
 Review the UK VAT returns and Employee Tax filings including P11Ds, PSA, STBV and ERS.
 Monitor and support overseas Financial Controllers in particular to ensure all corporation tax
returns are completed appropriately and on time.
 Support Group Finance with annual financial reporting, tax provisioning and disclosures and
the implementation of the new financial system.
 Maintain the Group's Tax Risk Register.
 Support Group Finance with monitoring, developing, and documenting the implementation
of key financial controls including to support compliance with the UK SAO rules.
 Review and maintain internal procedures, guidance, and training for staff involved in tax
 Support the Group Head of Tax's review of the Group's tax policies and procedures.
 Undertake half year and annual reviews of the implementation of Transfer Pricing policy
across the group. Maintain the Group's Transfer Pricing Masterfile. Support Financial
Controllers with local Transfer Pricing documentation and prepare for Country-by-Country
 Liaise with the Group Auditors and other stakeholders on tax reporting enquiries.
 Provide tax specialist support on projects and tax enquiries.
 Monitor and assist with technical developments.
 To fulfil any additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.


 Tax professional ACA or CTA ideally 3 - 4 years qualified.
 Experience of preparing or reviewing UK corporation tax and ideally VAT returns.
 Technically up to date and aware of legislative changes
 Experience of financial accounting standards (IAS & UK GAAP).
 Experience of extracting systems data would be advantageous.

 Able to manage and deliver projects and prioritise workload to meet strict deadlines.
 Strong communicator (both written and verbal), able to build relationships and manage multiple
stakeholders effectively.
 Appreciates the value of succinct communication.
 Proficient in producing, understanding, and interpreting complex/technical information clearly.
 Professional, team orientated and dependable.
 Energetic, focused, and productive.
 Proactive and motivated to develop knowledge and new capabilities.
 Demonstrates a keen interest in business with an inquisitive mind.
 Solution focused with an eye for risk and the financial and behavioural impact of actions.

Job Offer

Competitive Salary, State of the Art offices, flexible working, discretionary bonus, free breakfast, subsidised lunch, benefits.


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

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