Tax Manager

Location:
Bristol
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Department:
Finance
About The Role

DAS UK Group (part of the Munich Re Group), a market-leading insurer and legal services provider, is seeking to recruit a Tax Manager to join our dedicated Finance Team.

Based in central Bristol, and with excellent transport links, this is a great opportunity to use your technical and collaborative communication skills within a friendly and supportive environment, promoting responsible tax compliance by forging strong relationships with business areas throughout the DAS UK Group, the wider Munich Re Group and HMRC.

As a Tax Manager, your core responsibilities will be to ensure DAS UK Group meets all of its direct and indirect tax reporting requirements and to ensure robust tax compliance in line with the Group Tax Strategy. You’ll also be expected to optimise tax by effective tax planning for day-to-day operations, projects, new deals and initiatives.

In addition to the above, your day-to-day duties will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Ensuring that the external compliance tax reporting and associated reconciliations are undertaken accurately, on a timely basis and in a compliant manner (including but not limited to VAT, IPT, Corporation Tax and monitoring HR tax compliance);
  • Ensuring that the quarterly Corporation Tax financial reporting calculation processes, reconciliations are performed in a timely manner for Group reporting purposes;
  • Drafting Corporation Tax annual statutory reporting disclosures for all companies in the DAS UK Group;
  • Identifying, recording, measuring and reporting specific Tax Risk issues as and when they arise, identifying mitigations and implementing on a risk-prioritised basis;
  • Monitoring and reviewing strategies, policies and processes relating to the role with a view to managing implementation of improvements to increase efficiency where possible;
  • Developing risk awareness throughout the business to reduce Compliance Risk;
  • Maintaining an appropriate tax transfer pricing policy;
  • Identifying and managing an appropriate response to applicable tax developments, influencing the business accordingly and ensuring the UK Group is fully compliant;
  • Managing UK Group tax risks and Senior Accounting Officer’s tax certification process;
About You

We are looking for candidates with detailed knowledge of the UK tax system in both direct and indirect taxation and who have comprehensive experience dealing with HMRC. This role would suit someone who has relevant ACA/ACCA/CTA with at least 3-4 years of experience in a commercial role reporting and managing tax compliance. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their career and is a chance to own all Tax compliance for a leading insurer.

As well as financial and statutory experience, this is an opportunity to showcase great communication skills and your ability to explain sometimes complex financial information and terminology across the business to a variety of audiences.

Due to the nature of the role, the ability to work within fixed deadlines and demonstrate excellent analytic skills are essential.

As a team we are passionate and enthusiastic about what we do. Our people are encouraged to think independently and to take ownership of their work. You will be agile in the way that you work and adaptable to change. In return for your commitment we will offer you generous remuneration and an attractive benefits package, including:

  • 26 days holiday with the option to buy up to a further 5 days
  • Company pension scheme with the option to increase contributions
  • Group Income Protection for all employees
  • Group Legal Protection for all employees
  • A choice of either European Motor Assistance or Home Emergency Assistance
  • Salary sacrifice benefits including Cycle scheme and season ticket loans
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including a range of free weekly exercise classes (dependent on your office location) and free eye tests
  • Access to our employee discounts hub offering exclusive discounts across thousands of retail partners, including discounted gym memberships at over 3,000 gyms across the UK
  • The option to join our Sports and Social club which organises discounted events such as theatre visits, wine tasting and shopping trips
About The Company

We are looking for candidates with detailed knowledge of the UK tax system in both direct and indirect taxation and who have comprehensive experience dealing with HMRC. This role would suit someone who has relevant ACA/ACCA/CTA with at least 3-4 years of experience in a commercial role reporting and managing tax compliance. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for the next step in their career and is a chance to own all Tax compliance for a leading insurer.

Due to the nature of the role, the ability to work within fixed deadlines and demonstrate excellent analytic skills are essential.

As well as financial and statutory experience, this is an opportunity to showcase great communication skills and your ability to explain sometimes complex financial information and terminology across the business to a variety of audiences. .

As a team we are passionate and enthusiastic about what we do. Our people are encouraged to think independently and to take ownership of their work. You will be agile in the way that you work and adaptable to change. In return for your commitment we will offer you generous remuneration and an attractive benefits package, including:

  • 26 days holiday with the option to buy up to a further 5 days
  • Company pension scheme with the option to increase contributions
  • Group Income Protection for all employees
  • Group Legal Protection for all employees
  • A choice of either European Motor Assistance or Home Emergency Assistance
  • Salary sacrifice benefits including Cycle scheme and season ticket loans
  • A comprehensive wellbeing programme including a range of free weekly exercise classes (dependent on your office location) and free eye tests
  • Access to our employee discounts hub offering exclusive discounts across thousands of retail partners, including discounted gym memberships at over 3,000 gyms across the UK
  • The option to join our Sports and Social club which organises discounted events such as theatre visits, wine tasting and shopping trips

Whilst this is a full-time position, at DAS we want to support our people to achieve a work-life balance that works for them. We support flexible working and are happy to discuss flexible working options.