Indirect Tax Manager
Store Support Office, Southampton
£55,000 - £65,000 per annum
We believe anyone can improve their home to make life better. From our Southampton Store Support office (SSO) we equip our stores, our people, and our whole business with everything it takes to help our millions of customers create a home they’ll love. Join us as an Indirect Tax Manager and you’ll be a big part of this.
You will take a leading role in Kingfisher’s Indirect Tax compliance obligations for the UK and Ireland businesses including effective business support and project advisory work. You will also support the UK & Ireland Senior Tax Manager with the effective management and minimisation of local indirect tax risks.
The role involves line management of a Tax Accountant and an Assistant Tax Accountant - you will supervise and support their development. You will support the UK and Ireland banners with the Indirect tax implications of business decisions and act as a trusted business partner for the local accounting and finance teams.
Working with Kingfisher IT Services teams you will support the integrity of underlying financial systems for VAT reporting and will also look to identify and address potential areas of indirect tax risk. You will be able to anticipate and assess industry developments and legislation changes in Indirect tax and advise the business accordingly.
solid understanding of accounting principles and the impacts on taxation matters.
A professional accountancy or tax qualification is essential, whilst eincluding Bespoke Retail Scheme Agreement knowledge would be beneficial. You will possess strong IT skills with experience of SAP and MS Excel and be technically up to date and aware of industry and legislative changes.
You will be able to drive change and work with others to improve control environment and compliance and assess tax risk and balances with commercial aspirations. You will be customer focussed in all your deliverables and will possess experience of managing relationships with external tax authorities.