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Group Tax Manager

Hays Senior Finance
Reading, England, Berkshire / England, Berkshire / Hampshire, England
GBP65000.0 - GBP85000.0 per annum + up to £85,000 + Progression
Closing date
25 Jun 2024

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Your new company
My client is a fast-growing, private-equity backed, international group in the telecommunications and software programming industry. Having received consistent investment, the company has grown quickly over the last decade, both organically and via acquisition, making it a fast-paced environment to work in. This newly created role represents a fantastic opportunity for you to further develop your career in a secure environment which is set to continue to prosper. There is progression within the role, developing into the Head of Tax role and to build out a small team.
Your new role
You will

  • Establish a tax strategy for the group, consistent with best practice.
  • Ensure the efficient completion, on a timely and accurate basis, of all the Group's global tax compliance obligations across legal entities, including income and corporation tax computations and returns, tax balances in statutory accounts.
  • Monitor, review and account for group-wide tax provisions, including deferred tax.
  • Manage and keep current the transfer pricing policy to ensure timely recording of intercompany transfer pricing charges, and transfer pricing adjustments.
  • Prepare communication on the impact of changes in tax legislation and tax accounting for the Board and identify opportunities which will optimise tax efficiencies.
  • Support acquisitions and similar transactions from a tax perspective.
  • Provision of ad hoc corporation tax advice to the business and to external advisors (e.g. lawyers) and ensuring that regular productive contact is maintained
  • Promote tax awareness across the group, identifying and informing the business of the implications and impact of changes to worldwide tax legislation
  • Be involved with strategic tax planning, transfer pricing policies, employment tax issues and VAT
  • Prepare the Group's UK corporate income tax filings
  • For non-UK jurisdictions, management of all tax work outsourced to external advisors including ensuring appropriate advice is obtained efficiently
  • Management of any R&D tax claim work whether prepared internally or outsourced

What you'll need to succeed
You will be a qualified accountant, ACA, ACA, CTA, ATII or equivalent. You may have already gained in-house experience or be looking for your first move from an accountancy firm. You will have a corporate tax background and be willing to learn and be involved with various areas of tax. Cross-border experience would be beneficial. You will be comfortable working in a sole capacity, receiving support from the Finance Directors, wider finance team and external advisors. You will be comfortable in dealing with senior stakeholders as needed.

What you'll get in return
You will receive a salary depending on experience up to £85,000 plus a 10% bonus. Private medical is also included, along with a range of benefits. This role can be executed on a hybrid basis, please contact me for more details.

What you need to do now
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