UK Indirect Tax Manager

SSP Group plc.
Cranford, UK
Closing date
19 Sep 2020

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UK Indirect Tax Manager

With over 50 years' experience in the travel market, we have a presence in 35 countries and more than 550 brands in our portfolio. We have the capability to deliver world-class food and beverage outlet programmes based on the highest levels of customer service, quality of food and environment.

Our Mission &Ambition
  • To give our customers an experience that exceeds their expectations and that clients know cannot be matched.
  • To be recognised as the leading Food & Beverage operator in travel locations worldwide

Our Values are
  • We are one team
  • We are results focused
  • We all make a difference
  • We are bold
  • We celebrate success

We have an indepth understanding of our diverse customer base; our insights into food and beverage trends mean we have created an extensive range of brands and concepts that we can run in operationally demanding, high-volume travel locations.

We are recruiting for a UK Indirect Tax Manager. The opportunity will be at our Group Head Office, London Camden or at Rubery, Birmingham.

The Role:

The UK Indirect Tax Manager will have primary responsibility for indirect tax matters for the UK business (which includes operations in Ireland).

Accountability and Tasks;
  • Managing the VAT compliance processes and tax returns reporting.
  • Manage / mitigate risks and identify / optimise opportunities and tax savings.
  • Complying and reviewing Product Liability and adhering to BRSA.
  • Liaising with key stakeholders within the business, tax authorities and third parties.
  • Providing Value Add business advisory service on indirect tax matters
  • Provide training and raise awareness of indirect tax
  • Keeping abreast of changes, analysing and advising, as well as implementing changes in legislation i.e. BREXIT, MTD.
  • Work on ad-hoc project activity, and support Group Head of Indirect Tax
  • There is no direct line management responsibility for this role
  • The role is based in London or Birmingham, but must be willing to travel within the UK and Ireland.

Key Measurables:
  • Ensure timely and accurate filings of all indirect taxes
  • Ensure clean sign-off of SAO certification

The Skills:

  • 4 years + VAT experience gained in an industry role
  • Experience of SAP or other ERP system
  • Must have good time management skills
  • A self -starter and must be proactive
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral

  • Preferably have experience of Tax reporting tools
  • Relevant VAT experience in the Retail sector

The Benefits:

Along with great career prospects at SSP, we are offering a competitive salary, discounts off a variety of retailers and service providers, up to 50% off our own brands up and down the country, 25 days of holidays + bank holidays and much more...
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