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In-House Tax Manager / Head of Tax

Posted 6 March by Michael Page Finance Easy Apply Ended

The role has an overall responsibility of management of the corporate tax process including guiding and advising senior members of finance on a range of different tax related issues including: corporate tax compliance,international tax payments and tax reporting standards to ensure tax liability risk mitigation.

Client Details

A large, multinational, big-brand business based in Ellesmere Port.


  • Develop and implement best practices for the management of indirect taxes & direct taxes

  • Ensure timely filings of various VAT, Excise duty and Customs related returns with HM Revenue & Customs; & filling of company Income tax returns

  • Inform to the management on the changes in corporate tax legislation and its impact to the company

  • Identify, assess and implement indirect/direct tax optimisation opportunities

  • Provide support in respect of new acquisitions and reorganisations, including if need be conducting due diligence on targets

  • Monitor changes to indirect tax / direct tax rules in order to evaluate their impact on business thus, keeping the businesses informed of the impact on their activities

  • Representation before Trade Bodies and Govt. for the issues affecting industry/ company.

  • Range of other tax related issues and ad hoc tax projects


  • Bachelor's Degree and a professional tax/ accounting qualification (ACA, CTA);

  • Direct / Indirect tax experience is essential

  • Working knowledge of SAP

  • Extremely conversant with all HMRC VAT, Excise & Customs law and Rules; & Direct taxation & rules

  • Proven track record of meeting commitments with the highest standards of ethics and integrity

  • Ability to drive solutions to complex operational and financial issues and to work in a team-orient environment that is fast paced

  • Experience of direct taxation is added advantage

Job Offer

£70,000 - £75,000 +bonus + range of other benefits

Required skills

  • ACA
  • CTA
  • VAT
  • ATT
  • transfer pricing
  • indirect tax
  • corporate tax
  • head of tax
  • in-house tax
  • in house tax manager

Reference: 34618173

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