Tax Manager (UK or Germany)

Reference: 5261
£75000 - £85000 Per Annum + bonus and benefits
Job Type: Permanent

An industry leading global manufacturing company are looking for a Tax Manager to join their growing Tax team. The position can be based in Germany or the UK with excellent flexible working available.

Your Responsibilities

  • Manage, support and review (external) preparation of annual corporate income tax returns, trade tax returns as well as VAT returns for group companies;
  • Pro-actively manage the relationship with the German tax authorities on a federal, regional and local level including audit defence;
  • Support with the quarterly corporate income tax reporting performed as well as with the annual closing requirements under IFRS and local GAAP (HGB); in particular, prepare and review the calculation of the current and deferred tax positions for relevant entities;
  • Support with identifying opportunities to optimize the groups tax positions in the relevant countries, mitigate tax risks and generate process improvements;
  • Respond to ad hoc and project related questions in support of business operational projects;
  • Manage transfer pricing documentation in collaboration with external advisors and Group Tax;
  • Monitor and review (cross-border) proposals and contracts on their tax merits and align with the Group Tax department;
  • Establish and maintain network to the finance function; Monitor legislative changes in Germany which will have a material impact on the business and work with Global Tax Director to complete assessment.

Required Skills, Qualifications, and Experience

  • Fully qualified Tax Advisor/German Specialist; candidates with other Tax degrees and relevant working experience will also be considered;
  • 5+ years of experience in a big four advisory firm or large multinational company;
  • Understanding of international tax aspects and German tax group principles;
  • Strong analytical skills and drive for process improvement;
  • German & English speaker;
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written

For further information, please contact Phil Smyth at The Consultancy Group.

Phil Smyth

07479 677540


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