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Interim Tax Lead (VAT) £500 p/d

Interim Tax Lead (VAT) £500 p/d

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    £400 - £500 per day

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    Jamie Mackinlay

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    about 1 year ago

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    12 months

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Interim VAT Lead

An excellent interim opportunity for a VAT Lead to join a Global Manufacturing Lead, and play a key role in the review and transformation of all VAT and Indirect Tax activity.

This is a 12-month contract, based in Hertfordshire, with a hybrid approach to working from home offering between £500 p/d.

The Role:

You will hold full responsibility for all VAT end-to-end processes and submissions in the relevant business unit, primarily UK-centric, but with a view for future global scope. Ensuring that VAT transactions are correct and compliant, you will oversee indirect tax issues, risk, process efficiency and drive capital savings.

  • Lead the transformation of end-to-end VAT processes.
  • Ensure a good working knowledge of processing and completing VAT transactions across the team.
  • Oversee VAT and GST compliance, ensuring accurate VAT reporting.
  • Ensure appropriate controls are in place in Tax control accounts.
  • Provide information and reporting to Group Tax, external auditors and tax authorities.
  • Support leadership with transactional tax queries.
  • Support Supply Chain in accuracy and completeness of customs tax transactions.
  • Oversee the update of manuals and procedures, and drive the improvement of tax processes.


  • Accounting or Tax qualified - ACA, CIMA, CTA or equivalent.
  • Experience managing the transformation of Tax processes and controls, within a global, matrix organisation.
  • Strong understanding of local tax rules.
  • Excellent skills of influence and engagement to a senior level, across functions and geographies.
  • Good tax compliance, tax management and Change competency.

This is an urgent requirement - if interested please apply asap.