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Group Tax Manager

Location : Bristol
Type : Permanent
Salary : £50k - £55k

This is an opportunity for a capable Group Tax Manager to join this international business taking on global responsibilities for corporate income tax and sales taxes in all jurisdictions that they operate. The role will be the 'go to’ person for tax matters, working closely with members of the senior finance team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ownership of corporate income tax and sales tax compliance by (i) preparing and reviewing indirect and direct tax returns; a combination of local finance presence in Asia Pacific and India and external suppliers will assist with non-UK jurisdictions and (ii) meeting associated deadlines for the payment of taxes and filing of returns
  • Be the point of contact for technical tax matters, providing advice to the business, with the assistance of 3rd party advisors as required
  • Improve the transparency of tax in the Group by developing tax reporting and undertaking appropriate analysis and forecasts
  • Perform balance sheet reconciliations for tax accounts, identifying issues
  • Identify, track and make progress on tax issues, ensuring a proper briefing of issues
  • Identify improvements and efficiencies, evaluating the use of 3rd party tax advisors / suppliers
  • Ensure key processes related to tax are documented and fit for purpose
  • Create and maintain relevant documents, including transfer pricing and intercompany flows
  • Provide relevant tax reporting to the parent group
  • Undertake project work and provide ad-hoc support on all tax matters to the business

Key skills:

  • Multi-tasking by being hands on whilst also able to identify and manage key issues
  • Strong tax knowledge (does not need to be an expert on all aspects of tax as advisors are used in material matters or international areas)
  • Ability to know when to obtain external advice
  • Good communication and organisation skills

Desirable skills:

  • Confident
  • A practical approach as the finance team internally has multiple priorities

Qualifications:

Qualified with a proven tax record in corporate tax, including an international environment, which might have been gained from working in a similar in house tax role.

Position of : Group Tax Manager, Bristol

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