Deputy Director – International Tax & Competent Authority

We are continuing to build a new future for Jersey that is more modern, sustainable and prosperous for all. It’s a future that will see people, business and government come together to collaborate in a way they’ve never done before.

Revenue Jersey, part of the Government’s Treasury and Exchequer Department is at the forefront of revolutionising the tax system in Jersey raising over £800 million in revenues to support the modernisation and improvement of public services for those who live, work and visit the Island. From introducing a modern digital approach to tax collection to ensuring the jurisdiction becomes an exemplar in meeting international standards we are on a mission to become best in class.

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior management role in international tax to join us and lead a small, talented and committed team. You will work closely with the Director of International Taxes to ensure that Jersey complies with a broad range of issues relating to our international agreements.  You and your team will lead on responding to requests for exchange of information received from other jurisdictions, to advise on the impact of Jersey’s double taxation agreements and to resolve disputes brought under the Mutual Agreement Procedure in Jersey’s agreements. 

An experienced international tax specialist you will have a broad understanding of cross-border taxes, double tax agreements and broader international tax principles.  You will also have the ability to inspire and develop your team and take the lead in liaising effectively with tax authorities in other jurisdictions and in international standard setting and assessment bodies such as the OECD.

You will be a credible, confident individual able to represent Revenue Jersey internally and at an International level. Your communication skills will be exceptional, and you will have ability to deliver competing priorities with pace and precision.

For further information on the roles go to www.oneteamjersey.gov.je. For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Penna; Roger Russell on + 44 (0)7710 701 570 and Claudia Sousa on +44 (0)7763 580 368

Closing Date: 7th February 2020