Group Head of Tax

Based: London 
Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is a growing and very successful global commodity trading company based in Central London.

Due to the continued success and expansion across the organisation we are now seeking Group Head of Tax who will be responsible for leading the company’s global tax planning, international tax compliance, tax risk identification and reporting matters as well as developing and maintaining key strategic relationships with all internal and external constituents.

Currently there is no dedicated in-house tax department, so the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape and define the role, whilst using their existing relationships to start to build an exceptional tax function.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establishing internal tax compliance framework including the setting-up of controls and processes;
  • Overseeing global tax compliance, including:
  • US K-1 returns
  • US Federal and State Tax filings
  • UK corporate tax returns
  • VAT returns
  • Tax planning to ensure tax efficient corporate structure;
  • Manage tax issues (including tax advice and structuring) involving global M&A activity;
  • Oversee transfer pricing within the group;
  • Oversee the development and maintenance of tax control processes for internal and external audit requirements and seeking rulings on certain tax positions;
  • Managing the tax risk of a global commodity trading organisation;
  • Identify and mitigate tax issues involving structured trades and investments;
  • Ensuring timely and efficient filings of tax returns.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Strong knowledge and experience of tax compliance and legislation with a focus on both UK as well as US tax (both UK and US tax experience is essential);
  • Experience within a commodity trading environment is preferred, but not essential;
  • Must be flexible to deal with whatever arises within growing/changing business;
  • A team player mentality is essential, along with a desire and passion to work hard and deliver great results;
  • Ability to work to deadlines.

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8th Floor, The Gridiron, One Pancras Square, Kings Cross, London, N1C 4AG.

+44 (0)203 865 1010

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