Manager/Senior Manager EMEA Indirect Tax

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    London, London

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  • Salary:

    £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and shares

  • Contact:

    Rebecca McKerral

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Advisory role with a leading e-commerce organisation. Interim or Permanent.

Our client is a well recognised Fortune 500 e-commerce organisation with a high calibre tax function. As market activity picks up, there is an increasing demand for specialist indirect tax knowledge, leading to a newly created Manger/Senior Manager role. This role will focus on mainly advisory responsibilities, requiring a highly technical and flexible individual. Ideally the right candidate will have relevant experience in a multinational or professional organisation or practice.

The role

  • Advise business units to VAT issues, ensuring tax risk is managed appropriately for all transactions.
  • Provide expertise to business units regarding VAT issues.
  • Contribute ideas to the VAT/Indirect Tax strategy of the wider group.
  • Review business unit and group level VAT returns.
  • Identify and implement VAT process/system improvements where possible.
  • Provide ad hoc support to other tax team members where required
  • Have skills and knowledge around: cross border supplies; e-commerce and digital services
  • Be comfortable directly liaising with various business teams within the company to get a deeper understanding of the business vision and model to help implement change and potential tax requirements.
  • Review international policy decisions and support recommendations as necessary.

About you

In order to succeed in this challenging role, it is expected that you will have:

  • 7 - 10 years indirect tax experience in a similar or equivalent business.
  • Excellent technical ability in VAT.
  • Experience in policy work preferred, but not essential.
  • Strong communication and written skills and the ability to work well in a team.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to understand process and systems.
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude and solid professionalism.
  • Ability to work with and communicate to all levels of management.

The next step

Please contact Rebecca McKerral for a confidential discussion on +44 7920 759470