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Director of Tax

Hays Senior Finance
Oxford, Oxfordshire, England / Oxfordshire, England
GBP90000 - GBP120000 per annum + Package on application
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Charity and not for profit
Salary band
£90,000 - £100,000, £100,000 - £125,000
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly home

Job Details

Your new company
One of our top clients has come to me with this specialist role for their organisation, which is one of the world's largest in its field, which has a fabulous reputation and prestigious history. Available due to retirement, this role will be in high demand. Operating globally in over 50 countries, this all-encompassing role will be varied, challenging and be a high profile role for an experienced tax professional. An excellent package is available with a long list of benefits; flexible and hybrid working.

Your new role
You will:

  • Ensure all group businesses comply with local tax requirements
  • Prepare UK corporation and any necessary non-resident tax returns, dealing with resulting queries from HMRC
  • Provide practical, technical advice to the business on how to structure new business initiatives, including sales arrangements and appropriate corporate structures
  • Identify tax risks worldwide along with proposals for their evaluation and mitigation, and oversee management of major tax issues in conjunction with local management
  • Lead preservation of tax exemptions by monitoring internal and external developments and policing compliance with local regulations
  • Ensure the agreed tax policy remains current according to business needs and make recommendations for changes to the Audit Committee
  • Prepare biannual reports for the Group Audit Committee
  • Lead a team of 5 ensuring a high-performing culture, assisting and developing team members as needed

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant with a recognised tax qualification; ACA, ACCA, ATT, CTA, ATII or equivalent. You will have significant UK and International tax experience and will be able to demonstrate experience of working with senior stakeholders, both internally, who may not have a finance background, or with external advisors. Previous leadership experience is advantageous.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary dependent on experience with an excellent benefits package including over 30 days of annual leave plus bank holidays. Hybrid working of 2 days in the office, flexible hours and a 35-hour working week are available. A generous pension with a 12% contribution, use of on-site facilities and access and discount to a wide range of eateries catering for all dietary requirements.

What you need to do now
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