Head of Tax

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary £140000 - £160000 per annum + pro rata
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: £140,000 to £160,000 per annum (pro rata)

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.

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