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Posted on 10 Jun, 2024

Head of Tax - 12 month FTC

An interim opportunity for a Head of Tax to join a well known Tech company on a 12 month assignment covering maternity leave.

You will lead a team of 4 and report the tax affairs of the business, esnsuring compliance across all taxes.

Key responsibilities:
  • Tax Compliance: Ensure accurate and timely filing and payment of corporation tax and indirect taxes.
  • HMRC Interactions: Handle and resolve queries and inquiries from HMRC.
  • Transfer Pricing: Review and maintain transfer pricing policies and documentation.
  • Business Advisory: Provide guidance on tax implications of business activities and changes.
  • Senior Management Communication: Clearly articulate tax-related matters to senior management as needed.
  • Employment Taxes: Coordinate with HR and payroll to address issues related to employment taxes.
  • External Liaison: Collaborate with external auditors and tax advisors to ensure compliance and efficiency.
  • SAO Process Management: Oversee and update the quarterly Senior Accounting Officer (SAO) process.
  • Budget Management: Oversee the tax department budget.
  • Project Management: Lead and manage various tax-related projects as required.
  • Financial Review: Review monthly financial journals and reconciliations for accuracy.
  • Department Meetings: Lead weekly meetings within the tax department.
  • R&D Claims: Work with external advisors to manage Research & Development (R&D) claims.
  • Maintain HMRC Relationship: Foster and manage a productive relationship with HMRC.
  • Team Leadership: Oversee a team of four, including two direct reports, and take charge of implementing the team’s structured development framework, with support from senior colleagues.
Strong base salary on offer with an annual bonus, car allowance and competitive annual leave entitlement 


Desired Experience

Team management and corporate tax experience

Key Elements of the Role

Tax advisory, compliance oversight



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