Head of Tax

Posted 11 March 2022
Salary£100000 - £120000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
LocationEast Yorkshire
DisciplineExecutive
ReferenceRC/35760/HOT/YOR
Contact NameRichard Chamberlain

Job description

Axon Moore are engaged in a search for a Head of Tax for a large multinational business in Yorkshire, which has arisen due to their continued expansion and development.

This role is to lead an existing tax function and is an all-encompassing tax leadership role playing a pivotal role in both the corporate and strategic objectives of the business.

Internally, this role is seen as fundamental to assisting the corporate team and supporting the needs of the business, whilst being highly visible and having large amounts of exposure to the CFO and CEO.

The key areas of expertise and influence for this role will include:

  • Responsible for overseeing all aspects tax compliance, tax planning and tax accounting
  • Managing tax aspects of mergers, disposals and acquisitions and implementing tax strategy
  • Act as the lead Tax Expert in the business and remain abreast of emerging tax laws
  • Comply with all necessary tax legislation whilst make savings and minimising tax bills
  • Compile all required documents concerning tax and be the point of contact for HMRC
  • Maintaining the Group’s tax timetable and ensuring compliance
  • Ensure compliance with global transfer pricing requirements
  • Liaison with the Group's tax advisers, co-ordinating expert assistance where necessary with the aim to reduce reliance on third party support
  • Ensure compliance with global transfer pricing requirements
  • Leading an existing tax team

This is a high-profile position that requires strong networking and influencing skills and managing relationships both internally and externally with advisers and HMRC.

Candidates must be ambitious, career focused individuals with a proven academic track record.  A strong corporate tax background is essential, ideally within a Big 4 or Top 10 practice.  Candidates could be equally well suited coming from a senior role straight from practice, or after having gained industry experience.

If you would like the opportunity to be considered for a highly sought after, senior in-house tax role in Yorkshire, please apply ASAP.