Role details

Head of Tax

East Sussex   •   £75,000 - £95,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • An excting Private Equity backed business services group
  • A greenfield Head of Tax role

About Our Client

Page Executive are working with a rapidly growing PE backed international Business Services company based in Sussex

Job Description

Our client has seen significant growth since its inception over 10 years ago accompanied by an evolving business model, increased international presence and structural complexity through our Joint Venture Partnership model. As a result, tax compliance and planning has become an increasingly prominent area and we think it the appropriate time to bring key aspects of global tax management in-house as we continue to expand our business.

Key accountabilities and duties:

  • Oversee and embed a clear tax governance process throughout the business.
  • Lead on tax strategy and advise on all key projects and initiatives, partnering with the business to advise on new business development opportunities from a tax perspective.
  • Wide tax oversight across a number of territories (particularly, UK, USA, Hong Kong & China) including corporate tax, transfer pricing, VAT, income tax and employee mobility.
  • Reporting to the management team / board in terms of tax compliance and risk management.
  • Work with the business and IT teams to implement appropriate processes and systems to ensure tax compliance throughout the business.
  • Oversee and approve tax compliance in key jurisdictions, working closely with external professional advisors and internal finance & operations teams.
  • Support the statutory accounts and budget processes in terms of tax disclosures and liabilities.
  • Responsible for external tax advisor fee negotiation and cost management.

The Successful Applicant

You will possess the following attributes:

  • ACA/ACCA/CTA qualified or hold an equivalent qualification
  • Strong international tax advisory experience
  • Experience of a greenfield set up will be an advantage but not essential
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong skills in negotiating, relationship building, problem solving, and timely problem escalation.





What's on Offer

Circa £75,000 - £95,000 plus bonus and benefits

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