In-House Indirect Tax Manager

This role offers an ACA / CTA qualified indirect tax manager the opportunity to work in the central finance function of a global business based out of Hull.  The role offers a flexible working pattern (with the ability to partially work from home) and part time applicants will be considered.  The role reports to the Group’s Head of Tax and Treasury and is ideal for someone looking for a new challenge with an international remit.  Primary responsibilities include:
 
• Overseeing external UK VAT compliance, including reviewing the Group’s quarterly VAT returns
• Evaluating the Group’s recent transition to Making Tax Digital for VAT and identifying efficiencies in the VAT return preparation process 
• Overseeing global indirect tax compliance through liaison with internal stakeholders and external advisors
• Responding to operational tax queries from both internal and external stakeholders 
• Continually monitoring developments with respect to indirect tax rules and overseeing any required changes to the Group’s billing systems to maintain compliance 
• Ownership of the Group’s indirect tax balance sheet reconciliations including development of overall process
• Reviewing and testing the Group’s VAT control environment as part of a process of continuous improvement
• Providing tax support for M&A related activities and project work as required 
• Acting as a key liaison with external auditors for indirect tax matters
 
The role also offers the opportunity to continually develop as a tax professional through supporting the Group’s Head of Tax in other areas of taxation.
 
Skills and abilities required:
 
• CTA or ACA qualified 
• Strong stakeholder management skills 
• Desire to develop tax skillset though autonomous research
• Ability to respond positively to changing business issues
• A motivated, tenacious, and driven attitude with the ability to suggest and implement process improvements
• Ability to work to tight deadlines and complete work to a high standard under pressure