Head of Tax

West London Permanent £100,000 - £130,000 per year
  • A leading Head of Tax position for a global manufacturing and FMCG business
  • Global listed group with operations in 25+ countries

About Our Client

Our client is a renowned global manufacturing group with operations spanning over 30 countries. With a rich history and a strong presence in the industry, they have established ourselves as a leader in our field. As a publicly traded company on the FTSE 250 index, theyare committed to maintaining our position as an industry leader while driving sustainable growth and maximising shareholder value.

Job Description

Reporting to the CFO and managing a small team you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the global tax function, including tax planning, compliance, and reporting activities for the group.
  • Develop and implement tax strategies that align with the organisation's business objectives and maximise tax efficiency's.
  • Ensure compliance with tax laws and regulations in all relevant jurisdictions, including timely filing of tax returns and payment of taxes.
  • Monitor changes in tax laws and regulations and assess their impact on the group's tax position.
  • Provide strategic advice and guidance to senior management on tax-related matters, including the tax implications of business decisions and transactions.
  • Manage relationships with tax authorities, external tax advisors, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Oversee the transfer pricing function and ensure compliance with transfer pricing rules and documentation requirements.
  • Lead and develop a small team of tax professionals, fostering a collaborative and high-performance culture.

The Successful Applicant

  • Professional certifications such as ACA/ACCA or CTA or similar are highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience in tax planning, compliance, and reporting, preferably within a multinational manufacturing or industrial company.
  • Strong knowledge of UK and international tax laws and regulations, including transfer pricing rules.
  • Proven track record of effectively managing tax risks and identifying tax planning opportunities.
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills, with the ability to inspire and develop a high-performing team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and provide practical solutions.
  • Exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to interact confidently with senior executives, tax authorities, and external advisors.

What's on Offer

Up to £130,000 base plus car allowance, excellent bonus, LTIPS and benefits package.

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