Direct Tax Manager - Retail (Southampton)

Role Purpose:

To take a leading role in the Direct Tax compliance obligations for the UK and Ireland businesses including effective business support and project advisory work. To support the UK & Ireland Senior Tax Manager with the effective management and minimisation of local corporation tax risks.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the Direct tax compliance reporting operations and activity for the UK, Ireland and Channel Islands including ensuring the accurate and timely submission of corporation tax returns
  • Management and supervision of two tax juniors including provision of development support
  • Support the UK and Ireland banners with the direct tax implications of business decisions and act as a trusted business partner for the local accounting and finance teams
  • To identify and deliver improvements to direct tax processes and systems
  • Managing responses to HMRC enquiries on direct taxes
  • Anticipate and assess industry developments and legislation changes and advise the business accordingly

Key Business Relationships:

Internal relationships:

  • Finance, Legal, HR, Property and IT teams.

External relationships:

  • HMRC and external tax authorities
  • External auditors and advisors
  • The group tax team
  • Tax teams of other Banners within the group