Senior Indirect Tax Manager – Energy – £100k plus

  • Location
  • Contract Type
  • Posted
  • Industry
    Commerce and Industry
  • Salary
    GBP95000 - GBP120000 per annum
  • Expiry Date

The job requires an individual who is a qualified tax advisor, experienced and capable in providing indirect tax advice. They must be able to liaise with a range of people across the Company at an appropriate level and ultimately to work with a minimum of supervision, managing their own projects, workloads and priorities. Flexibility and a sound knowledge of all indirect taxes are essential as they will be involved in working with HM Revenue and Customs in respect of a range of business activities across all companies.

The Indirect Tax Manager requires a flexible approach to meet the changing commitments of the Company:

  • Provide technical opinions and high-quality advice to the business on legal compliance, planning and financial impacts
  • Manage external reporting to tax authorities and the integrity of the data reported
  • Manage a programme of monitoring correct implementation of advice in the business and with colleagues in a Finance Shared Service Centre
  • Maintain a network of key business partners to help identify risks and advice needed
  • Ensuring that all indirect tax returns are submitted accurately and on time by managing others
  • Using reporting tools to quality assure data that feeds into the various returns and resolving any issues identified
  • Strategic management of cash flow requirements with treasury colleagues
  • Dealing with audits, correspondence and notices from HMRC as well as chairing regular business update meetings with the HMRC VAT Officer
  • Reviewing changes in the legislation and outcomes of cases to ensure the business correctly accounts for indirect taxes and achieves all benefits attainable
  • Discovering and reporting any errors and benefits via voluntary disclosure, working with the Business Units to improve systems accordingly. Working with HMRC to ensure interest and penalties costs are minimised
  • Constantly reviewing processes to ensure indirect taxes are reported in an efficient manner, reducing the tax burden and compliance costs within the business
  • Providing all round support on new systems projects, from design documents to testing and implementation
  • Line management and development of an Indirect Tax Advisor
  • Any other duties commensurate with a tax role at this level

Candidate profile

  • CTA, ACCA, CIMA qualified or equivalent experience
  • A sound knowledge of VAT, CCL and other indirect taxes and an ability to apply knowledge in a commercial way
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with significant amounts of ambiguity and to resolve complex problems
  • Solution orientated approach to work

For more information, please contact Mo Hanslod at Brewer Morris

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