Tax Manager, UK & Ireland
This well-known FMCG organisation is currently recruiting for a Tax Manager in their Central London offices. This well-known FMCG organisation is currently recruiting for a Tax Manager in their Central London offices. Reporting to the UK Head of Tax, this candidate will be responsible for direct and indirect tax for the Group companies in the UK, but will also gain significant exposure to stakeholders in the wider UK business as well as international locations. Key responsibilities: Supporting the business with optimization and guidance on direct and indirect tax matters while ensuring a solid position towards the tax authorities. Implement tax planning and tax optimization projects in order to increase efficiency in direct and indirect taxes (including but not limited to corporate income tax, VAT, dividend withholding tax, property taxes, other local taxes) Ensure compliance with tax law (both direct and indirect taxes), ensure all tax returns are submitted within legal timing, review and sign off tax payments and ensure tax payments are done within the legal deadlines Monitor tax legislation changes that could have an impact and share this knowledge with the UK business Support tax audits by UK tax authorities (both for direct and indirect taxes) Perform monthly sanity checks on VAT books, and specifically on VAT rates, deductibility, proper set up in Systems (ERP) Monitoring transfer pricing while ensuring compliance with BEPS and local tax rules and managing relevant documentation Prepare monthly tax reporting This ideal candidate will have a recognised tax or accounting qualification and some post-qualification experience gained within a Big 4 firm or a multinational company, including experience in working with HMRC and other authorities. They will need to demonstrate a broad understanding of UK taxes affecting a multinational organisation and have a strong compliance mindset. In addition this candidate will need to be an effective communicator with ability to challenge management and staff where appropriate. Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.