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EMEA Indirect Tax Lead

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Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced EMEA Indirect Tax Lead to join their dynamic team in London. This role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a leading financial markets and commodities bank with a unique global network and level of expertise.

EMEA Indirect Tax Lead

Salary: Competitive and based on experience

Location: London

Keywords: Tax, Finance, Compliance, Advisory, Management

Our client is seeking a highly skilled and experienced EMEA Indirect Tax Lead to join their dynamic team in London. This role offers an exciting opportunity to be part of a leading financial markets and commodities bank with a unique global network and level of expertise. The successful candidate will have the chance to work in an environment that values guidance, expertise, and high levels of conduct. The role requires a passionate individual who is motivated by high growth potential and committed to doing business the right way.

  • Opportunity to work in a leading financial markets and commodities bank
  • Unique global network and level of expertise
  • High growth potential

What you'll do:

As an EMEA Indirect Tax Lead, you will play a crucial role in managing all matters relating to the indirect tax affairs of the company. Your primary focus will be delivering indirect tax advice to the front office in London, including product review, transaction review, approval, and hands-on management of the group’s indirect tax compliance process in the UK. You will also oversee all non-UK compliance obligations. This role requires excellent numerical and analytical skills, a high level of integrity, and the ability to deliver against tight deadlines.

  • Provide technical support and advice to the front office on all indirect taxes relevant to the products, transactions, and businesses
  • Liaise with international network of external advisors where required, interpreting, implementing, challenging their advice where necessary
  • Review and provide indirect tax sign-off for all New Product and Structured Transaction Proposals
  • Work with the Business Units and Operations to implement and develop best practice indirect tax risk management and control processes
  • Advise on indirect tax cost mitigation strategies and minimizing irrecoverable VAT costs where possible
  • Oversee and manage the timely and accurate delivery of all indirect tax compliance obligations globally

What you bring:

The ideal EMEA Indirect Tax Lead candidate will bring significant indirect tax experience from both in-house roles and within Big 4 / HMRC. She should be educated to degree level with ACA / CTA or equivalent tax qualification. Experience in Investment Banking or Commodities is essential for this role. Knowledge of emerging markets would be preferable. The candidate should possess excellent written and verbal skills with an advanced level of Excel. An understanding of risk and control frameworks is required.

  • Significant indirect tax experience, ideally both in-house and within Big 4 / HMRC
  • Educated to degree level with ACA / CTA or equivalent tax qualification
  • Experience of working in Investment Banking and/or Commodities essential
  • Knowledge of emerging markets preferable
  • Excellent written and verbal skills with advanced level of Excel essential (Pivot tables, V-Lookups)
  • Understanding of risk and control frameworks required

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading financial markets and commodities bank with a unique Chinese and African parentage, offering an unrivalled global network and level of expertise. They are driven to deliver the right outcomes for their stakeholders, clients, counter-parties, and the markets in which they operate. The company provides an environment that considers the appropriate needs of their clients while providing guidance and expertise to ensure their employees understand their business and uphold the highest levels of conduct.

What's next:

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Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tax

Focus: Indirect Tax

Industry: Banking

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: City of London

Job Reference: 3XSJ33-B19B2A42

Date posted: 21 May 2024

Consultant: Benjamin Thrower

Phone number:

benjamin.thrower@robertwalters.com

Benjamin Thrower

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