Senior Tax Manager

Job Title: Senior Tax Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-02-12
Reference: 26721
Contact Name: Blair Harley
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Job Published: February 12, 2018 10:25

Job Description

Our clients Finance team, is responsible for ensuring that accurate and up to date financial and taxation records are maintained.  They are also responsible for the delivery of taxation analysis to key stakeholders in the business.  The Finance team in the UK forms part of a wider Finance function that sits within the Group.  We are now looking for a talented Senior Tax Manager to strengthen our team.

 Roles and responsibilities:

  1. Own and drive all aspects of tax compliance in Africa Region, evolving the tax function to the next level to meet business ambition

  2. Establish all compliance requirements in the region and safeguard the company's adherence to these requirements in the region

  3. Support Tendering activities in all taxation matters, including but not limited to Corporation Tax, Employments Taxes and Sales Taxes, to achieve optimal tax planning in line with the company's Tax Policy

  4. Be business partner for local leadership teams, supporting strategic ambitions and initiatives, providing advice on the most cost effective and compliant way forward

  5. Own tax planning and forecasting ETR - identifying risks and opportunities including reporting on any potential or actual tax exposure or risk

  6. Establish and improve availability of data for decision-making purposes

  7. Be the focal point with tax authorities, lead the company responses to queries and audits, ensuring that the most cost effective and compliant solutions are identified, provide advice to the business on the best course of action

  8. Interface with local tax advisors and lawyers  determining with where and when their work effort needs to be focused, ensuring efficient utilisation

  9. Continually monitor operations in all African countries , proactively prepare necessary documentation where it is expected that we have triggered or may trigger tax liabilities, monitor and actively manage uncertain tax positions, and permanent establishments

      10. Own tax reporting for internal and external purposes, including any requirements from Group and local jurisdictions for statutory purposes