International Tax Manager

Job Title: International Tax Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Reference: 56765
Contact Name: Mya Arun
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 15, 2017 17:22

Job Description

Handle are excited to be partnering with a Digital Tech company, as we are on the search for an International Tax Manager, who will be reporting into Director and Regional Controller to work in their Canary Wharf office.


  • Responsibility for Global tax, VAT, payroll, corporate tax compliance and returns.
  • Be the point person on international Indirect tax issues including BEPS, Permanent Establishment evaluations and transfer pricing compliance. This position would be the first point of contact for each Business Unit/Line of Business.
  • Work closely with the International Regional Controllers to evaluate the likely impact on tax developments
  • Work closely with the BU/LOB IT fulfilment systems group to enable system changes to reflect tax developments (invoices and mapping to the GL), including maintaining taxability matrices to document tax decisions
  • Work closely with the Consolidations team to enable new GL codes to be created to ensure appropriate accounting of any tax liabilities
  • Prepare any necessary international indirect tax registrations.
  • Prepare and remit routine indirect tax compliance
  • Prepare indirect tax account reconciliations
  • Manage international indirect tax audits
  • Take responsibility for the preparation and execution of intercompany transfer pricing agreements
  • Implement best practice processes
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the International controllers.
  • Co-ordinate tax matters with peers in Europe and the US.
  • Monitor international tax developments (e.g. changes in legislation, regulations and in business operations) and communicate the necessary recommendations associated with such developments.
  • Work closely with business operations, finance, legal, marketing and accounting departments to ensure solid understanding of existing products and/or new products or regional marketing efforts; including a solid understanding of revenue streams by product by business unit.
  • Timely resolve tax issues and questions for business units.
  • Maintain a constant understanding of domestic and international legal entity structure.


  • Demonstrated successful knowledge and of working within a Multi National Corporation structure with hands on experience of accounting or managing a foreign operation.
  • Demonstrated success in working in a multi-currency environment and driving awareness of tax regulatory changes.
  • Demonstrated successful working knowledge of VAT and transfer pricing principles.
  • Have accounting and tax knowledge with strong evidence of Tax research and outcome recommendations.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills; oral and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with cross functional groups: CFO, business partners, Corporate Tax, accounting teams.
  • Be able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Be a quick learner and adaptable.
  • Excellent communication (written and Oral) and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products.


  • Chartered Accountant certified
  • Degree level education.
  • Qualified Tax Accountant.
  • 5+ years of Tax accounting and research experience in a Corporate tax environment.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.