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EMEA Tax Manager (in-house)


Location: London (UK)

Type: Permanent

Reference: 11496


Simpson Booth are working closely with our Client, a global business advisory firm, on the recruitment of an experienced Tax Manager to look after their internal tax affairs across the EMEA region.

Our Client is a growing business that leverages their extensive experience in accounting, financial planning and analysis, public reporting, control processes, tax and compliance to ensure accurate and timely financial reporting, efficient capital allocation and sound financial planning.

This role will suit an experienced individual with a working knowledge of corporate tax compliance across an EMEA-wide remit and global tax reporting in line with Sarbanes-Oxley ("SOX").

Key responsibilities:

Reporting to the EMEA Head of Tax, you will support the business independently leading a number of crucial activities:

  • Manage all aspects of UK corporate tax compliance, including quarterly POA, preparation and filing of tax computations, tax enquiries across the EMEA region.
  • Calculate legal entity tax provisions and work with the EMEA finance team to ensure entries are posted to the financial statements
  • Working with the Global Head of Tax on all compliance matters, including the preparation of quarterly compliance reports, monitoring of all EMEA tax provisions, monthly and year-end tax provisions.
  • Manage external third-party tax providers in the preparation and disclosure of tax entries in statutory financial statements and coordination of any tax audits.
  • Ensure SOX procedures and controls are implemented and effective, working with EMEA Head of Tax to enhance controls where required.
  • Responsibility for SOX reporting requirements with Internal / External auditors
  • Assist with calculating the capital contribution requirements for the LLP partners and responding to queries on the same.
  • Manage the production of annual statement of drawings for the LLP partners
  • Coordination of company tax implications related to EMEA staff doing business across International jurisdictions and any Permanent Establishments
  • Assistance with indirect tax queries in the UK and EMEA.
  • Assistance with employment tax queries in the UK and EMEA.
  • Advise on taxation implication as required by the business segments on ad hoc projects.
  • Co-ordination of withholding tax claims/issues across the EMEA region.
  • Assisting with the preparation of transfer pricing files and CbCR notifications

Person Specification:


  • Qualified ACA/CTA professional.
  • Minimum of 5 years PQE.
  • Candidate will need to demonstrate previous experience of EMEA corporation tax and reporting for SOX compliance purposes.
  • Experience working in a global organisation.
  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, imperative that queries are fully responded to and results of research into ad hoc issues are thoroughly documented.
  • Comfortable within a dynamic, fast paced environment.
  • Confident working with stakeholders at every level of the organisation.
  • Ability to handle ambiguous data
  • Self-motivated, flexible, attentive to detail, able to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Resilient under pressure, ability to work to tight deadlines and remain focused.


  • Previous experience of working with an LLP.
  • Language skills.
  • Transfer pricing experience.
  • VAT knowledge.
  • Employment tax knowledge.
  • Proven experience working at a similar level within a professional services organisation.

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