UK Tax Manager

Our client is looking for a UK Tax Manager, on a permanent staff basis, located in Aberdeen or London.
The UK Tax Manager is responsible for managing the UK tax position. The role will be a key point of contact for the company’s cross-border tax team.

You must login to apply for this position.

Register Login

Key Responsibilities

  • Advise and support on tax planning in various tax projects. Develop, evaluate, and implement tax planning strategies. Proactively provide practical and technical tax support to the business, primarily to the finance, legal and business development teams
  • Determine tax savings and recommend strategies
  • High quality interactions with external auditor and internal stakeholders (e.g. accounting department and FP&A), ability to learn and speak their language
  • Assist multi-department project teams to implement (tax planning) projects, (M&A) transactions, restructurings
  • Articulate the tax impact of transactions on the business; convert transactional details to clear tax specifics. Review related legal documentation on tax aspects
  • Monthly preparation of the UK tax accounting provisions under IFRS, monthly UK tax (re)forecast and quarterly UK tax pack submission
  • Evaluation of recoverability and recognition of deferred tax asset on the UK tax attributes
  • Annual budget submission for life of field assets, including working with the economist to help build relevant tax inputs into the economic model
  • Management of third party vendors (specifically AAB/EY)
  • Cost centre budget holder for G&A (indirect costs)
  • Tax accounting for UK statutory accounts
  • Manage and file corporate tax returns, payments, and reports for E&P and holding companies
  • Basic VAT knowledge would be good but not essential, returns are currently outsourced
  • Manage and strengthen relationships with the tax authorities and external tax advisors

Education, Qualifications & Experience

  • UK tax experience obtained at a tax advisory firm, law firm or in-house. In-depth knowledge of UK

Corporate Income Tax (UK Oil & Gas tax regime as well as general corporate tax rules) and interest in other taxes

  • Strong managerial and personal skills to build relationships and organise work
  • Strong experience of working in teams with different experts
  • Good with numbers, experience with tax accounting under IFRS, particularly IFRS 12. Knowledge of tax provisioning under IAS 34 is a plus but not essential
  • Ability to work with data and forecasts
  • Good communication skills and strong negotiation skills
  • Ownership and accountability
  • Flexible, independent and a good team player
  • Entrepreneurial, proactive, eager, hands-on

You must login to apply for this position.

Register Login