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Global Head of Tax

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/07/2018
  • Job reference: CRSCM-01
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A SME Brokerage client of ours is looking for a Global Head of Tax to join their multi-faceted and dynamic firm. This requires the candidate to review existing operational tax processes, analyse the tax impact of tax regulatory changes and new business proposals in order to be able to influence the implementation of change.

The candidate will be driven to provide consistently high standards, keen to identify and resolve issues; will challenge existing processes and controls whilst working with cross functional teams to implement operational improvements.

Key tasks:

  • Have a good understanding of transactional and/or withholding tax issues including identifying tax issues as they impact processes and the ability to read understand and relay tax regulations.
  • Have the ability to be analytical, problem solve with a good attention to detail with a record of identifying and dealing with issues as they arise
  • Be motivated, self-driven and excited by an operational role with changing priorities and objectives often with tight deadlines possess strong team working skills, willing to put forward ideas and challenge current practice
  • Be a strong communicator with good organisation skills as it will involve communicating to a large variety of people at many different levels within the firm
  • Provide cross Operational and Business Unit tax support in regards to operational taxes hence knowledge of the banking sector and ideally experience of working in an operational taxes environment or supporting operational taxes from a tax technical perspective
  • Demonstrate good knowledge of Stamp Duty, Transaction Taxes, Withholding Tax or Capital Gains Tax regimes and how they impact operational processing and infrastructure

To be considered for the role you should have detailed tax technical knowledge of transactional taxes, withholding tax or capital gains regimes with in a similar financial services firm. Should you be CTA qualified this would be a distinct advantage also with people management. This is a fantastic opportunity to take ownership of a financial services entire taxation department with a strong focus on team building and restructuring.

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