European Tax Manager

Job Title: European Tax Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus, pension, benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 10041_1509091365
Contact Name: Andrew Pal
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 27, 2017 09:02

Job Description

Our client is an international real estate investment firm in London with a vast portfolio of properties and assets under management. Their presence in Europe has grown steadily since inception but has seen a recent and very significant upswing in their activity which has casued the need to expand their in house tax team. The Tax Manager will take on a variety of responsibilities, projects and manage multiple internal and external stakeholders. This is an excellent opportunity if you're currently at Manager/Assistant Manager in practice, and have been looking to move in house.

Responsibilities include:

  • Ensure local transfer pricing documentation requirements are met in European jurisdictions by liaising with local staff;
  • Take ownership of outsourced compliance process for Europe, managing advisers and improving workflow/processes to increase efficieny;
  • Manage HMRC relationship;
  • Involvement in tax audits as required;
  • Assessing current tax risk structure, framework and policies, make and implement agreed upon changes to tax risk policies;
  • Assist on tax structuring projects, planning, and involvement in due diligence;
  • Maintain awareness of legislative changes across Europe and advise business accordingly;
  • Ad hoc VAT queries.

Required skills:

  • Relevant qualifications (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CTA, or equivalent experience);
  • Tax lawyers also welcomed;
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, make commercial decisions;
  • UK and International tax experience managing compliance processes;
  • Understanding of tax risk, structuring, due diligence processes and willingness to learn;
  • VAT experience not required, but willingness to get involved when needed;
  • Strong personality with an ability to work in a team and autonomously.

If this sounds interesting, apply now to arrange a conversation. It will be well suited to someone looking to make their first or second move in house and work in a role that's properly mixed tax, while not being too hands on from a compliance perspective. Tax Managers - apply today.