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Global Indirect Tax Lead - Services Business

Job Seekers United Kingdom Tax Commerce & Industry

Job Summary

  • City of London
  • Permanent
  • BBBH800440
  • Dec 01, 2021
  • £100k - £105k
Job Description

This role would suit an accountant familiar with billing issues in an international context combined with a strong interest in international indirect tax issues

A leading international organisation is recruiting for a Global Indirect Tax Lead to join their team, with responsibility for providing global indirect tax advice and support to the group. This is a lead role which will require the role holder to build strong relationships with a range of stakeholder on a global basis. This role would suit an accountant familiar with billing issues in an international context combined with a strong interest in international indirect tax issues

Responsibilities will include:

  • Provide technical advice to UK and regional offices on indirect tax issues;
  • Review, document, critically assess and seek to improve VAT / GST reporting processes for UK and regional offices;
  • Provide ad hoc technical indirect tax advice to both UK and overseas regional offices;
  • Stay up to date on indirect tax news and developments, with appropriate communication to the relevant teams / stakeholders where required;
  • Set up of VAT / GST registration and compliance functions for any offices opened in new regions;
  • Provide guidance to the Financial Governance & Policy team to ensure that new and existing policies are properly considered from an indirect tax perspective;
  • Effective management of the indirect tax costs of doing business, with identification of indirect tax cost / cash flow opportunities that may be available, whilst ensuring that the correct amount of tax is reported and remitted;
  • Work to ensure that the firm is fully compliant with local indirect tax laws in the territories in which the firm operates;
  • Create more definition around billing procedures generally (documentation and support) and help implement stronger controls and governance over the billing process generally.
  • Periodically review VAT reconciliations globally to ensure that the most appropriate treatment is being applied to all categories of income and expenditure.
  • Work with office finance teams globally to ensure that accounting for VAT / GST etc. is being properly controlled and also assisting office finance teams to ensure that reconciliations are performed locally between local statutory accounting systems and the firm-wide Oracle based system.
  • Ensure that cross-border billing policies are regularly reviewed and updated / enhanced as required.

The ideal candidate will be a clear and confident communicator, a self-starter with a positive attitude and a flexible approach to work. They will need to have strong indirect tax experience as well as experience of working with accounting and cross-border billing systems within an international group, preferably from a services background (rather than goods). You will be ACA / ACCA / CTA qualified.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Will Hepworth
William Hepworth
  • Principal Consultant - Taxation | Tax
  • +44 (0)20 7092 0030
  • whepworth@morganmckinley.com