In-House Corporate Tax Manager (12 month FTC) - Wigan

Private Sector - Tax
Ref: 176 Date Posted: Monday 18 Oct 2021
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In-house Tax Manager (EMEA) – (12 month FTC Maternity contract) – Warrington – c£60,000 + Benefits

Ideally a mix of office and home-working / fully remote working may be an option

Based in Warrington, our client is a global business that is experiencing a period of growth. Due to an impending maternity we are seeking a tax professional to undertake a 12 month fixed term contract covering the EMEA and CIS regions.

THE JOB: In-house Tax Manager (EMEA)

Supporting the Senior Tax Manager you will provide strategic advice to the business, implementing the tax strategy and manage any regional tax disputes.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the EMEA Senior Tax Manager develop and implement the tax strategy for the region.
  • Recommend tax planning opportunities, including restructuring of affairs to ensure legislative compliance and compliance with the Tax Standard.
  • Day to day management of all tax audits and disputes in the region.
  • Identify risk areas and proactively manage the issues to mitigate issues identified.
  • Provide clear tax advice on all structuring, acquisition and divestment activities in region as directed.
  • Ensure the tax obligations and tax laws in all countries in region are complied with for direct and indirect taxes. Direct accountability for income taxes and indirect taxes.
  • Manage the regional transfer pricing program for documentation and strategy. Provide advice in region on cross broder transactions.
  • Manage the day to day relationship with Revenue authorities and external advisors for the region.
  • Manage the tax effect accounting for the region, including management of tax losses, efficient repatriation of profits, tax efficient structures & thin capitalisation as required.
  • Implement and monitor effective tax risk management strategies for Europe & CIS.
  • Maintaining the regional tax risk register.
  • Keep up to date with legislative changes for the region, understand, manage and communicate the impact of changes to interested stakeholders. Proactively manage any changes required as a result of legislative changes.
  • Ensure all tax compliance obligations for the region are lodged, and paid, on time and in compliance with local requirements. Coordinate finance staff and/or external service providers to achieve this.

Ideally, you will be qualified ACA, ACCA, CTA, or equivalent with considerable tax knowledge and practical experience either gained within practice or another in-house role. The post will be a high-profile role with considerable exposure to the leadership team, so it is essential you can build positive and lasting relationships, coupled with the ability to communicate at all levels.