Head of Tax

Job type:
on-site
Start:
ASAP
Duration:
3 months+
From:
Sanderson Recruitment Plc
Place:
London
Date:
09/21/2019
Country:
flag_no United Kingdom
project ID:
1826441

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Our Client is one of the leading General Insurers in the UK and they are looking for an interim Head of Tax to lead and develop the Tax department in a fast paced growing environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively reduce cash tax payments and ETR through optimisation of structures and advising on proposed transactions
  • Review and enhance tax processes, embedding change to increase robustness and optimise tax and VAT positions
  • Responsible for the quarterly and annual tax accounting process
  • Responsible for the tax compliance process (tax returns, tax payments etc)
  • Support the business on all tax issues from M&A/financing activity in UK and overseas

Key Skills & Experience required:

  • CTA/ICAEW/ACCA/ADIT qualified
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of UK Corporation Tax, VAT and other taxes
  • Previous in-house tax experience, ideally in a financial services environment
  • International direct tax experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of employment taxes