Head of Tax

Head of Tax

Job Title: Head of Tax
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £90000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
REF: PS - 4128_1617780820
Contact Name: Phil Smyth
Job Published: 13 days ago

Job Description

A multinational retailer with exciting plans for further international growth are looking for a Head of Tax to join their Head Office team, based in London. The role is responsible for across all taxes globally, and will play a key role in advising the business through continued expansion and change. As a key member of the Finance Senior Leadership Team, you will contribute to the operating plan for the department, and inspire and lead the wider team.

Post COVID, you will work 2 days a week in the office, with the other 3 flexible (choice of home or office).


  • Ownership of the Tax Strategy of the group and management of the tax risk globally.
  • Indirect tax compliance in the UK and internationally
  • Corporation tax compliance, including R&D tax credit and maximising capital allowances.
  • Implementation of the groups transfer pricing policy, ensuring appropriate group and local country documentation is in place.
  • Provide advice to the business on the implications of key transactions, change initiatives and expansion decisions of the Group.
  • Customs and duty compliance in the UK and internationally
  • Responsible for readiness preparations for the Senior Accounting Officer regime
  • Manage the relationship with HMRC and lead the response to any HMRC or local tax authority enquiries.
  • Establish and develop the tax function, leading and managing a team of 5 and raising the profile of tax across the business.

Your experience:

  • Professionally qualified in tax or accountancy (ACA,ACCA,CTA)
  • A Broad Tax background, including experience in International customs and duties
  • Enjoys process improvements
  • Is great at leading teams and building relationships

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