Finance Manager - Tax Process Owner

London, Greater London, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
11 Jun 2021
06 Jul 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Finance manager, Tax
Experience level

Holborn and Home

In a nutshell

You will have a transformative mindset in addition to strong tax experience and a strong focus on compliance, to see past what we do today and help design what we could do tomorrow. Communicating well, working as part of a team and driving responsibilities through to completion. Project delivery mindset and experience, with the ability to plan and prioritize work to meet deadlines.

What you need to do

Governance Framework - Development, implementation and continuous improvement of the governance framework over policy, process, SOPs and data for Tax.

Central process architecture - design and maintain cross vertical central policy, process, SOPs and data.

Ways of working - Define and maintain ways of working between tax BAU and transformation (including broader commercial and supply chain transformation projects).

Ensure adherence across all projects in flight as they transition to BAU.

Continuous Improvement and process metrics, measure governance across target operating model

Process roadmap, align to wider integrated programmes and align process repository to SOPs, data governance and work with controls team over RACM alignment

Reporting Roadmap, work with stakeholders to design and deliver the roadmap for tax, including assurance over frameworks governing policy, process, SOPs and data.

Internal/External/ audit - point of contact for programme and tax community, facilitate and support engagement across verticals for policy, process, SOPs and Data.

Identify risks of change to Indirect tax calculations, statistical reporting, general compliance and historical data and design/implement relevant controls

Ensure all processes and procedures that impact on tax remain under the control of the Group and not outsourced without Tax approval

Ensure all changes are consistent with the current tax risk pattern.

Identify any necessary work arounds to deal with system changes and liaise with tax re temporary and permanent solutions

What you need to know and show

Supporting Projects - Support project managers and workstream leads, helping the teams deliver high quality outputs through application of best practice programme and project management philosophy and principles.

Continuous Improvement Champion - Deployment of Continuous Improvement Strategy across GPO Community

Communications - Strong inter-personal skills to build relationships with stakeholders, and the ability to influence and advise

Accounting qualification and/or Tax qualification

Experience working in indirect taxes

Awareness and understanding of corporation tax, employment taxes and other taxes.

What decisions I can make including budget

Routine decisions related to Tax and Finance Transformation

Directly or indirectly manages


Support we will provide

Experienced members of the Finance Transformation and Tax teams.

System training and support

Regular 121s with your line manager

Technical updates and online resources

Work-life balance is important to us, so we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible in line with the needs of their role. We trust them to decide how, where and when they work, combining remote and collaborative working with a flexible approach to hours, giving them plenty of time and space for life outside of work whilst delivering against our business goals.


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