Interim Senior Tax Specialist (temp to perm)

Interim Senior Tax Specialist - £425 per day (temp to perm)

A Pharmaceutical Organisation in London is seeking an Interim Senior Tax Specialist for a 12- 18 month assignment. This has the opportunity to go permanent and could potentially be 4 days per week.

This will be paid on a daily rate of £425 (Umbrella).


Essential Duties and Job Functions:

  • Build strong network and relationships across all areas of Finance (in-country team; Controllership, FSS, International Tax) to enable delivery of tax objectives
  • Build strong network and relationships across the business to enable identification of tax risks and opportunities relating to business strategy and operations
  • Maintain and update appropriate tax risks assessments and ensure appropriate design and implementation of controls through adequate documentation and monitoring activities
  • Stay up to date with UK tax legislation, anticipate challenges and work collaboratively to identify and implement solutions
  • Responsible for timely and accurate submissions on all taxes (except some employee tax submissions which are managed by internal Payroll / Deloitte)
  • Preparations of annual PSA
  • Maintenance of UK Travel and Entertainment policy to facilitate tax compliance objectives
  • Responsible for accounting directly related to tax including Corporate Tax provisions and statutory accounting such as deferred Tax on share based payments
  • Manage external statutory audit of all tax matters
  • Manage all HMRC enquiries and audits
  • Manage relationship with advisors / outsourced compliance providers
  • Responsible for review and co-ordination with internal and external stakeholders involved in preparing different elements of returns
  • Drive process improvement, efficiency and automation where possible
  • Participate in local and global cross-finance / cross-functional projects as required.

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