Interim Head of Group Tax

Parkinson Lee
England, South Yorkshire
£500 - £700 per day
12 Feb 2019
19 Feb 2019
Lee Bhandal
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
Parkinson Lee Executive Search, part of the Elevation Recruitment Group, are currently looking to appoint an Interim Head of Group Tax for a global manufacturing organisation. The role will be based in the South Yorkshire head office, initially, the role will be on a 3-6 month contract.

Specifically, you will:
*Be responsible for ensuring group adheres to necessary tax regulatory filing requirements
*Identify, analyse and advise the business on the optimal tax efficiency of potential tax-sensitive transactions
*Consistently identify, assess and mitigate risk/exploit opportunities in line with the group's tax strategy and governance policies to manage effective tax rates
*Be responsible for producing and communicating the accounting tax position on a timely and accurate basis
*Consider and recommend an appropriate strategic direction from a tax perspective for the future
*Promptly and accurately advise internal stakeholders on the impact of incoming legislative changes and effectively manage the impact on the business
*Implement tax planning efficiently and effectively, influencing and driving change within the business
*Research, prepare and present accurate and incisive technical reports to internal and external stakeholders tailoring appropriately for the end user
*Influence and negotiate with HMRC as necessary
*Provide constructive challenge to the management team where plans are unclear or pose financial risk(s), and proactively support them to find solutions
*Make a strong contribution to continuous improvement in the business unit and the wider finance team, identifying and implementing ways in which we can improve how effectively and efficiently we work.
*Ensure the business unit assets are safeguarded through effective authorisation and control procedures and ensuring adherence to group policies
*Manage or participate in ad hoc project activities as required

The successful candidate will be/have:
*A qualified Accountant
*A professional Tax qualification
*Significant amount of post qualification specialist tax experience
*Expert knowledge of UK Corporation tax, indirect tax and international tax regimes
*Excellent communication skills

Please get in contact with Vicki Banks at Parkinson Lee on 01709 303330 or email for more information.