Head of Indirect Tax

Portsmouth, PO1, GB
Closing date
30 May 2022

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Full Time
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Job Title: Head of Indirect Tax Location: United Kingdom-Remote (Ideally local to Portsmouth) Compensation: Attractive salary Benefits Role Type: Full time / Permanent Role ID: SF43107 We have a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Indirect Tax to join our business, ensuring all filings / lodgement is accurate and on time, while at the same time developing a future career with Babcock International. Who we are looking for? We are looking for an experienced Head of Indirect Tax to lead, manage, and inspire the resources of the team to achieve agreed objectives and manage work within agreed budgets. What will you be doing?
• Full ownership and responsibility for the Group's indirect tax compliance obligations, working with third party compliance providers to ensure timely and accurate filing of our indirect tax returns.
• Management of our indirect tax payments and establishing processes to ensure full recovery of VAT on expenses and imports.
• Management of indirect tax registrations across the various jurisdictions in which Babcock operates.
• Working closely with our outsourced indirect tax compliance and advisory providers and actively managing the SLA's of the outsourced partner.
• Assist with tax technology implementations and automations with our ERP and IT systems, to drive efficiency and improve end-to-end indirect tax compliance processes and controls.
• Provide technical system and process training to various other departments within the Group, including Accounting, Procurement, and Data, regarding considerations that will impact the tax function and the overall efficiency of the Babcock Finance function. The experience you'll bring
• ACA or equivalent qualification
• Proven experience
• Detailed knowledge of UK VAT legislation
• Attention to detail
• Experience in working in a SSC
• Excellent numeracy, investigation and financial problem-solving skills
• Experience of working within an accounts function or project finance team
• You will have or have the ability to obtain SC security clearance What a role with Babcock offers?
• Generous holiday entitlement
• Pension Plan
• Access to make a difference for a sustainable environment for future
• A tailored personal development and training programme.
• Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to deliver and be your best. About Babcock Babcock Corporate Services (BCS) is a global function, with our largest site being Lakeside in Portsmouth, but we operate from multiple sites around the world. BCS supplies and operates all IT, security, procurement, and finance Shared Services. We are embedded alongside the operations that we serve, enabling us to maintain close working relationships that support delivery to our customers. We drive standardisation, simplification and automation across Babcock, to help generate sustainable value for the group and our external customers. Armed Forces Covenant We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. Click here to find out more. Application Guidance: All applications should be made online. We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strive to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs. Please follow the link when you apply to find out more about how COVID-19 is impacting Recruitment and On-boarding for applicants. Closing Date: 20th May 2022 LI-POST LI-REMOTE
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