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Title:  Senior Tax Manager EMEAA

Requisition Id:  2104
Job Function:  Finance
Career Area:  Corporate Jobs
Posting Location:  GB-Reading
Position Purpose:

The individual will be responsible for managing VAT and Corporate Tax. This includes: reporting and optimization planning and managing all necessary tax affairs including investigations and dealing with authorities.   We would also expect the individual to offer advisory to management regarding effects of business activities on tax and on strategies for minimizing tax liability.

There will also be a number of ongoing projects as part of the implementation of a new global ERP (SAP R4/Hana) system in 2020/2021 including new Software for tax (Vertex) as well as reviewing organization design within EMEAA in relation to optimizing future tax support.

Key Job Activities:

Manage VAT and Corporate tax compliance process for EMEA & APAC entities

Prepare the tax calculation (current and deferred) on a quarterly basis as part of quarter end close under US GAAP

Local tax provision true up- preparation of true-ups for US GAAP based in current and deferred tax provision for local entities on an annual basis.

Ensure optimum group relief position across UK group and that allowances are properly allocated between UK Group entities

Country by country reporting

Maintaining transfer pricing documentation, lead a proposal to review allocations of central EHQ costs managed from UK

In close coordination with both Regional Management and global tax leadership, manage both International VAT & Corporate Income taxes with respect to compliance, planning, audits and appeals.

Respond to complex tax related questions from facilities, customers, and management.

Refine and implement Company VAT policy that ensures appropriate and consistent tax treatment of multi-country transactions, products and services.

Monitor and adhere to new tax laws while communicating any necessary changes to management.

Manage and ensure a successful ERP and Vertex Tax Software rollout to all international countries.

Review, monitor, & ensure tax account analysis and reconciliations are completed timely.

Oversee and manage the preparation of both internal and third-party tax returns for several entities and for multiple countries.

Oversee the customer exemption process as appropriate.

Provide periodic internal tax training.

Required Education: in University/College undergraduate degree
Experience (EMEAA):

Degree educated – minimum 2.1 from Russell Group University (or equiv)

Fully qualified ACA / CTA.  Big four experience preferred

Experience of working in a multinational company with multi-country responsibilities, preferably with a U.S. parent

Significant and demonstrable post qualification experience working in a tax senior role which included VAT and Corporate tax.

Examples of successful management and closure of investigations.

Excellent Excel and analysis skills

Organized, dedicated, process orientated, and deadline focused

Ability to build strong working relationships and communicate with people at all levels across the business

Thrives working in a fast-paced environment with ability to adapt to change

Demonstrating ownership and accountability

Certifications and/or Licenses:

The above description is meant to provide a summary of the nature and level of work being performed; it should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and requirements of the job.  This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  Stericycle will consider requests for workplace accommodations for protected physical or mental limitations in accordance with its human resources policies and local laws.  To the extent permissible under local law, and consistent with business necessity, Stericycle reserves the right to modify the content formally or informally, either verbally or in writing, at any time with or without advance notice.