Robert Half

Interim Group Tax Manager

England, Bedfordshire, Sandy
£400 - £600 per day
02 Oct 2017
30 Oct 2017
James Coxhill
Job Role
Qualification Level
Fully qualified
Professional Membership
Contract Type


Robert Half are hiring for an Interim Group Tax Manager for a large, listed business based in Bedfordshire. This is a full-time interim position for a circa 3 month period.

Reporting into the Head of Tax, the Group Tax Manager will manage a UK tax function of circa 10-15 people and will take the lead on tax project, advisory and structuring work as well as tax risk management.

Responsibilities include:

Deliver a full range of tax services in compliance with laws and regulations within timeframe

 Build relationships and interact with internal and external customers to provide excellent planning, consulting and expertise

 Identify and record tax risks via maintenance of Group Tax Risk Register

 Mitigate tax risks through developing and refining business processes, to ensure robust end-to-end procedures are in place to support SAO Governance process

 Management of SAO Governance process, including running of SAO Testing programme

 Maintenance of Group Tax Policies and overall Group Tax Strategy

 Lead on Group internal/ external reorganisation work

 Advising on the tax implications of other project work as directed by Group Tax Director

 Manage and coordinate tax audits from HMRC for all taxes, co-ordinate with HMRC regarding inspections and enquiries, and annual Business Risk Review meetings/ quarterly update calls

 Assist the Group Tax Director with any delegated tasks

 Co-ordinate Group Tax Training Programme

 Assist with ERP system/ process reviews from a tax perspective

 Assist with review and approval of P11D's/ PSA's

 Prepare and file annual ATED returns and quarterly IPT returns

 Assist with SDLT analysis and advice

 To manage a direct line report on a day to day to basis, (including objective setting, direction and management of workload)


The company are looking for an experienced tax manager or director with significant experience in managing in-house tax functions. The ideal person is likely to be a qualified tax accountant or tax advisor with SAO, Risk Management, Transaction experience and project management experience. Good employment taxes exposure would be beneficial.

The successful candidate will be immediately available and able to interview at short notice.


The client is a large listed business based in Bedfordshire.

Salary & Benefits

The client is looking to pay a daily rate in the region of £400 to £600 per day dependent on experience

Robert Half Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Robert Half is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.

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