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Interim Tax Reporting Manager

Job Title: Interim Tax Reporting Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 5 months
REF: AB074_1635349600
Contact Name: Alin Brekke
Contact Email: alin@consultancygroup.com
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Planning

  • Group tax reporting manager will need to liaise with group auditors (Big 4), group finance, regional tax teams, FP&A and others to confirm timetable and plan for reporting
  • Ensure timetable / instructions are circulated to finance and tax teams

Tax calculations for each country

  • Tax calculations ('Cognos tax forms') for all countries (except UK) are completed by country and / or regional finance teams, which are then reviewed by regional tax teams
  • Regional tax teams prepare commentaries explaining tax calculations for material countries
  • The group tax reporting manager and tax director ('group tax') will review these commentaries at a high level, and ask regional tax teams to confirm more information if needed

Group level tax calculations

  • Group tax calculate tax on group level adjustments, which consists of pieces below:
  • Calculate tax on group level bookings made by group finance, e.g. group level provisions
  • IFRS16 bookings are made at group level, so tax on this needs to be calculated at group level
  • Calculate deferred tax on group level goodwill and other intangibles

Tax consolidation / bookings / disclosures

  • Group tax pull all country level and group level tax calculated in to tax consolidation calculation.
  • Liaise with group finance to ensure tax calculated is correctly booked in to Cognos
  • Pull tax calculated in to format required in tax note disclosure in annual report. Much of this is automated as Cognos tax forms set up to book amounts in to Cognos in more format needed for disclosures

Other

  • Liaising with Big 4, answering their queries and preparing technical memos for them on key / queried topics
  • Group effective tax rate (ETR) forecast for next 4 or 5 years
  • Cash tax forecast for following year
  • Audit committee slides preparation
  • Prepare model answers for tax Q&As