European Tax Manager

Recruiter
RD Financial Recruitment Ltd
Location
Bracknell, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1236904847
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
European Tax Manager - Bracknell - Permanent - £65-67,000

A European Tax Department Manager is required for this global brand to manage tax risk across Europe whilst providing a value added service to stakeholders and customers.

Working with the Tax Director, this post will help define a clear and credible strategic direction for tax at all levels throughout the regional and global organisation.

The role has a broad remit, from strategic advice to senior country and divisional stakeholders and tax authorities to getting hands-on involved with yearend activities. Strong presentation skills, communication skills, strong Excel and the ability to read people are all required.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Leadership - business plan design & delivery; team leadership, development and coaching; proactive and decisive; creating a collaborative environment.
  • Strategy & Planning - define, propose and implement overall tax strategy; assess inherent tax risks with the European Group; deliver tax strategy with target setting, action plans, budget management.
  • Operational Management - team management, coaching and succession planning; drive a culture of customer service; support the business in decision making and mitigating risk; ensure compliance with external standards, statutory, regulatory and corporate requirements. Hands on technical involvement at year end.

Key skills:
  • Experienced tax practitioner with previous experience of direct international taxes (particularly transfer pricing) gained in practice or from working within an international group.
  • Proven track record for cross border tax planning and international direct tax management / projects.
  • Significant experience in negotiating successfully with tax authorities.
  • Good working knowledge of associated technical areas such as treasury, accounting and audit.
  • Extensive knowledge of UK tax legislation, case law, guidance, and best practice.
  • Experience of European taxes and awareness of main features of local regimes.
  • Strong leadership and management skills; self-driven and motivated to succeed; excellent communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to travel; good knowledge of English and some knowledge of other European languages advantageous.

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