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Corporate Tax Manager

Location
Crawley, West Sussex  Further Information
Job Type
Finance
Ref
140565
Salary: Competitive per annum plus excellent benefits
 
Contract: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week, Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30
 
Location: Crawley, West Sussex
 
Closing date: Sunday 22 October 2017

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In a nutshell

In this role, you will be responsible for the corporate tax reporting and compliance for the Virgin Atlantic group of companies in relation to UK and overseas entities. In addition to your primary compliance responsibility, you will also be leading tax projects and providing tax advisory input into projects being carried out within the business.You'll be part of the in-house tax team which currently consists of specialists in Corporate, Indirect and Employment taxes.
 
There are approximately 12 active UK companies and various overseas branches. In some cases you will be responsible for the preparation of tax calculations in relation to these entities and in other cases you will be responsible for reviewing computations prepared by other members of the department, depending on the size and complexity of the entity.

Day to day

You will manage the accurate and timely submission of the groups UK corporate tax returns.
 
Managing the provision of the tax note disclosures in the statutory accounts on a standalone company basis and for our consolidated sets of accounts, liaising with internal colleagues in Financial Accounting and external auditors.
 
Estimating monthly tax charges and more thorough quarterly tax forecasting for providing to our Joint Venture partner and for calculating corporation tax payments on account.
 
Leading a variety of corporate tax projects such as research and development, patent box, transfer pricing and permanent establishment reviews and providing tax advice on a variety of ad hoc projects being conducted within the business.
 
Being a key contact with HMRC and other tax authorities as appropriate, including coordinating responses to progress corporate tax enquiries and assisting on negotiations.
 
Proactively reviewing the latest developments in tax law and identifying and proposing tax compliance and planning opportunities for senior manager / business consideration.
 
Managing our various overseas corporate tax obligations where we have filing obligations abroad.
 
You will coach and develop junior members of the team to develop their skills and knowledge. You will also work closely with other departments such as Accounting, Legal and more operational departments such as the Fleet Management Group where applicable.
 
The in-house tax team work very closely with all areas of the business and a key part of being successful in this role will be the ability to work well with others who are not tax specialists and to be able to explain clearly why certain information is needed in a way that encourages our colleagues in other departments to want to engage with us.

About you

Were looking for a qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA / CTA with strong practical accounting skills. You will need to have significant experience of providing tax disclosures for statutory audits on a company and group consolidation level. You'll have the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing and be able to multi-task, manage your own workload, be able to prioritise your work and work to tight deadlines.
 
If you feel you have the experience and personal attributes that we need and the above sounds like you then wed love to hear from you!

The perks

Our pioneering spirit and passion keeps our brand vibrantly alive. That's why we give our people the rewards that they deserve. We have a whole host of benefits in place to help you enjoy life to the full, as well as a world of travel opportunities including up to seven flights a year to a wide range of fabulous Virgin Atlantic global destinations. Beyond a whole world of travel opportunities, we also offer a competitive benefits package including pension and private medical schemes, life assurance, child care vouchers and excellent discounts across the Virgin Group of companies.

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