Tax Manager

Technical Staffing Resources Limited
Leatherhead, UK
12 Jul 2019
24 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Technical Staffing Resources (TSR) are the in-house agency and master vendor for KBR who are a leading global engineering, construction, and services company.

KBR support the hydrocarbon and government services markets on six continents. Serving their customers through diverse business units, KBR offer challenging assignments on some of the world's largest and most complex projects.

Sr. Manager, Tax - UK & Europe

KBR Company Information:

At KBR, we have developed a culture that nurtures autonomy and independent thinking, while at the same time providing opportunities to excel in a collaborative, team-based environment.

Join us and you'll be part of a dynamic, elite team of professionals who understand what it takes to get a job done and has the experience, knowledge and determination to succeed.

Reporting to the Director of Tax, the incumbent will be responsible for the management of all UK and European tax matters. The post holder will be responsible for providing tax advice on business led initiatives, proposals and contract reviews. Including technical research and planning. This is a high profile role with exposure to senior management in the UK.

Outline Job Scope
  • Partner with business leaders, tax, finance, treasury, legal teams, and external advisers on various business and tax planning matters
  • Management of tax issues relating to acquisitions, disposals, liquidations, reorganisations and project activities in new locations.
  • Management of the group's relationship with HMRC
  • Proposes other tax treatments to ease or minimise tax burden
  • Ensures compliance with laws, regulations, and tax statutes to reduce tax liability.
  • Review of quarterly tax provisions (US GAAP reporting) and advice to finance department colleagues; ETR analysis
  • Review of UK statutory accounts disclosures and corporation tax computations and returns
  • Review of European local country tax returns
  • Initiates and keeps track of tax reports, returns, and other information connected to taxes, in conjunction with the broader tax team.
  • Management of HMRC enquiries and tax audits in the region
  • Transfer pricing reporting & planning for the region, together with the broader tax team.
  • Liaison with representatives from JV partners
  • Management and documentation of uncertain tax positions
  • Management of UK tax group employees

**Please note this position requires a background check.*

Key Skills & Competencies

Previous tax experience in the "Big 4" and / or large corporate function

BA in Accounting (or similar)

CPA, ACA or CTA qualified (or similar) preferable

Proficiency with Microsoft office suite; SAP (or similar) experience preferable

Experience with UK tax and outbound international tax issues (Europe exposure preferable)

Excellent communication (written and verbal) and management skills

Ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and manage multiple projects and priorities

Experience with corporate tax accounting (US GAAP preferable)
  • Up to date working knowledge of tax law and changes to UK legislation
  • Prior experience leading EMEA regional tax responsibilities is ideal

Experience with OneSource tax provision/compliance preferable

Working knowledge of employment taxes and indirect taxes is preferable, but not essential

Some travel required, less than 10% expected

Overview of benefits

40 hour working week, Monday - Friday 8 hours per day (plus lunch) core hours of 9.30am to 3pm (flexibility to be agreed with your Manager).

Alternate working week (non- contractual): work a two-week work schedule into nine work days and alternate Friday off from work (may be flexed at managements request during quarter / year end period and can be substituted if clashes with bank holiday)

Pension plan, life assurance, private medical insurance and income protection scheme.

Access to KBR rewards - to earn cashback and obtain discounts with many major retailers

Access to free on- site parking, with access to electric vehicle charging points

KBR social club events

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