Head of Tax

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary £650 - £750 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Finance
Contact NameRinisha Bhagat

Job description

Job Title: Senior Tax consultant

Location: London, UK

Job Type: Full-time, Contract (12 months)

Department: Finance

Working Pattern: Hybrid 2:3

Pay rate : Day rate of £650-£800, inside IR35.

Start Date: ASAP

We are partnered with one of London's largest transportation companies who are looking for a Senior Tax consultant to join their high performing finance team for a 12-month Contract. The successful candidate will lead the tax function, maintaining robust internal policies, processes/ controls and support all external tax reporting activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tax Strategy and Compliance: Develop and manage the company's tax strategy to ensure compliance with all tax legislation.
  • Monitor and implement changes in tax legislation to protect the company's interests.
  • Governance and Risk Management: Ensure compliance with all tax governance requirements and develop a best-in-class governance framework.
  • Manage relationships with tax authorities and lobby on complex tax issues to influence and change tax legislation.
  • Provide high-quality tax advice on complex issues, including UK corporation tax.
  • Raise tax awareness across the business, embedding key tax checks and balances.
  • Oversee tax transparency disclosures, ensuring visibility of the company's Total Tax Contribution at the board level.
  • Prepare and present tax strategy and compliance papers to the Audit Committee.
  • Manage a team of 6 tax professionals, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional excellence.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA or CTA).
  • Strong CT compliance background; year-end process experience is advantageous.
  • Strong technical tax expertise with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Experience in driving effective change in an evolving business.
  • Treasury tax experience is a plus but not essential.
  • OneSource experience advantageous but not required.

If you are a driven and passionate tax professional looking to make an impact in a high performing environment, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and cover letter outlining your qualifications and experience.

Inventum Group is passionate about equity, diversity and inclusion. We seek individuals from the widest talent pool and encourage underrepresented talent to apply for vacancies with us. We are committed to recruitment processes that are fair for all, regardless of background and personal characteristics. If you require any adjustments to apply for a role with us, please let us know in whatever way suits you best. Inventum Group is a Recruitment and ED&I Consultancy Business.

Inventum's approach to equity, diversity & inclusion

Inventum Group seeks talent from the widest pool possible. We are committed to fair and equitable recruitment processes, regardless of applicant's background or characteristics, and we actively encourage applications from underrepresented and diverse talent.

Please let us know if you require any adjustments to our application process. If you have any suggestions about how we can improve our processes, please do let us know - we want to do better.

Inventum's approach to job applictions

It is Inventum Group's policy, as a matter of courtesy, to respond to all applications within three working days. However because of the volume of applications, we are sometimes unable to respond to individual applicants. If we have not contacted you within three working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. Please apply for any other position that you may see in the future. Thank you.