Tax Manager

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West End, London
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Contact Name: Harper May
Job Published: September 24 2021

Job Description

Harper May are currently working with a rapidly expanding global security firm. The company has gone through a series of acquisitions in the past 12 months and due to this growth require a new Tax Manager to grow a team.

Key Responsibilities include:


  • Preparation and review of the year-end tax provisions across the Group
  • Optimisation of Group structure from a tax perspective
  • Managing Group Effective Tax Rate (ETR), reviewing, proposing and implementing tax planning opportunities to reduce the corporate tax rate, minimise indirect taxes and reduce overall risk to the Group
  • Ensure business is briefed with respect to upcoming changes in tax legislation that may impact Group operations
  • Manage the tax compliance for all Group entities, ensuring to all legal and statutory tax obligations are adhered to
  • Provision of support and guidance to both the regions and divisions with respect to all tax matters, using professional advisors when required
  • Ensure tight working capital management across the Group with a significant focus on cash flow forecasting
  • Responsible for the group cash pooling arrangements
  • Preparation of the tax notes in the financial statements


  • Ensuring the group has sufficient access to liquidity to (a) support its growth through increased working capital requirements and (b) for acquisitions as required
  • Formulate treasury policies and procedures, making sure they are up-to-date, relevant and adhered to
  • Ensuring that robust processes and controls are maintained in all treasury related areas across the Group

Key requirements:

  • Ideally ACA/ACCA qualified & CTA qualified
  • Experience in a complex Tax and Treasury function
  • Experience of working with UK Tax authorities
  • Balance of tax technical knowledge with practical application of tax rules
  • Previously operated at a senior management level in a Wealth planning business