As EMEA Tax Manager you will have responsibility for the management of all tax aspects of the European group, headquartered in the UK, in coordination with third party tax consultants.
The successful candidate will have broad commercial acumen and excellent communication skills as he or she will be engaging directly with the business units and many other non-tax specialists. The role will require the individual to provide tax support and advice relating to the European tax position as well as ensuring the groups' compliance deadlines are met.
The individual will also be required to manage relationships with internal stakeholders across business units and other corporate functions, and manage external tax advisers on tax and transfer pricing matters. You must be a team player and be able to act autonomously in the preparation of a number of tax disclosures - the role will not be heavily managed. You will also possess a good working knowledge of international tax principles, transfer pricing, tax residence, double tax treaties etc would be highly regarded.
You will have responsibility for:
- Statutory reporting for the UK headquarters and all branches (currently Spain, France and Germany), including corporate income tax returns, VAT, Intrastat declarations, and EC Sales Listing
- Provide ongoing tax advice relating to corporate structure and any ad-hoc queries
- Preparation of corporate income tax calculations and accruals, including associated bookings
- Preparation of all necessary information for corporate income tax for all branches
- Preparation of deferred tax, cash flow reports and group withholding tax returns; associated reporting to senior staff including head office.
- Preparation of deferred tax calculations and reporting (IFRS)
- Responsibility for FIN 48 reporting
- Management and advice relating to transfer pricing documentation, including advance pricing agreements
- Management of EU Arbitration procedures and tax audits
- Monitoring third party tax consultants budgets
- SOX compliance