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Indirect Tax Director

Job Title: Indirect Tax Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Industry:
Tax
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 30567_1533649137
Contact Name: Andrew Pal
Contact Email: andrewpal@srmrecruitment.com
Job Published: August 07, 2018 14:38

Job Description

Our client is looking for an experienced indirect tax professional at the Director level to help provide technical and functional leadership for indirect taxes globally. You will oversee a team of other indirect tax professionals, working closely on policy, strategy, managing external relationships, indirect tax risks and many other areas. As mentioned the role requires a host of experience, ideally from a multinational corporation or large consulting firm.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide trend analysis of indirect tax and make strategy plan;
  • Represent the business externally and develop relationships with policy makers (like tax authority, OECD, EU and big four, etc.);
  • Provide strategic direction, vision and guidance to the tax leadership group;
  • Provide quality assurance in indirect tax advice internally to ensure technical and group standards are met in all areas of tax solutions, business or supply chain transformation;
  • Responsible for review, assurance and management of Global Indirect Tax risks;
  • Develop methodologies and strategies for indirect tax of countries, business function and process areas;
  • Build networks and relationships and interact with global business departments and other tax function areas;
  • Responsible for identifying regional indirect tax planning opportunity, harmonization and cost management optimization for Indirect Tax ;
  • Act as a coach, mentor, and provide support to develop the capabilities of global Indirect Tax team;
  • Provide training to the wider global tax team.

Experience:

  • Bachelor degree or above in Taxation, Finance or Economics;
  • Extensive global tax experience and knowledge (global indirect tax compliance preferred);
  • 15+ years' experience in global tax area, with Big 4 or leading multinational is preferred;
  • Good understanding and knowledge of Indirect Tax Technology systems and processes;
  • Strong organization and coordination skills;
  • Strong team player and excellent influencing skills with the ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment;
  • Open-minded with excellent leadership and communication skills;
  • Strong analytical skills with detailed orientation;
  • Ability to effectively multitask in a fast paced environment and strong process orientation

This position will involve travel (circa 30%), sometimes at short notice.