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Tax Manager

  • Sector:

    Tax

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact phone:

    DAVID HARRINGTON

  • Contact email:

    david@phoenixrecruitment.ie

  • Contact phone:

    0860250511

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-10-31

​Our Client, a global hostel-focussed online booking platform, headquartered in Dublin, is

looking for an experienced Tax Manager to join their Finance team on a 12 month interim

basis.

The company’s highly valued culture is characterised by collaboration, innovation, respect,

communication and smart thinking. The senior management team has managed to maintain

the positive characteristics of a start-up ethos, combined with a professional and mature

approach to growing and scaling as a publicly listed business.

THE ROLE

As Interim Tax Manager, you will be mainly responsible for the management of

Group tax compliance.

This position will report directly to the GFC and will have considerable interaction with the

Executive Leadership Team. The appointed person will work as an active part of the Finance

Team as well as managing the day-to-day accounting and tax compliance matters across

multiple locations of the group.

The ideal candidate for this position will have significant industry experience. An accountancy

and tax qualification with a background that ideally includes big 10+ training, or equivalent, is

required. A pre-requisite for this position is an ability to display a forward-thinking attitude with

all stakeholders in a fast-moving and changing business environment.

The role requires a candidate who is a clear decision maker with excellent stakeholder

management and communication skills across all channels in dealing with individuals and

groups at all levels, both internally and externally. The position also requires a hands-on

approach in terms of handling and resolving of issues as they arise.

Responsibilities

Manage Group tax compliance across all the major tax heads and in all jurisdictions it

operates and expands into.

Ensure that all returns submitted to tax authorities are properly compiled and submitted in a

timely manner.

Work with external tax advisers on day to day tax matters and tax compliance, including

across border tax planning and transfer pricing.

Manage tax provisions and maintain tax balances on the general ledger.

Manage and coordinate tax audits.

Supporting Corporate M&A work as required.

Assist in developing and managing the tax strategy for the Group.

Play an active role in the Finance Team and provide support and guidance on technical

accounting issues.

Project lead on new subsidiary set up.

Qualifications

Qualified Accountant

Qualified Tax Adviser

At least 5+ years PQE

Excellent knowledge of tax accounting, tax compliance and all types of tax.

Knowledge of OECD Transfer Pricing guidelines and proven Transfer Pricing Experience.

Proven track record of successful accounting and tax planning in a PLC environment or large

commercial organisation.

A self-starter, highly motivated with a continuous improvement focus and attention to

detail.