In-house Indirect Tax Change Lead

In-house Indirect Tax Change Lead

Robert Walters | UK, UK, UK

Posted 12 days ago

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An outstanding opportunity to join this global financial services group in this role where you will report directly to the global tax change lead and be responsible for the elements of the tax change portfolio relating to Indirect Tax.

An outstanding opportunity to join this global financial services group in this role where you will report directly to the global tax change lead and be responsible for the elements of the tax change portfolio relating to Indirect Tax.

Your role as Indirect Tax change lead is critical to the successful delivery of the Group Tax multi-year strategy. It requires a detailed knowledge of the principles of Indirect Tax, and awareness of other taxes, an understanding of evolving tax authority strategies for direct interrogation and manipulation of data and an ability to comfortably and seamlessly operate with; Tax SMEs, Data & IT Architects, Data Security and Control Specialists, IT Developers and external Solution Vendors.

You will be responsible for supporting the tax function in meeting their change objectives in respect of Indirect Tax, working with them to prioritise and manage the Indirect Tax portfolio as part of the wider tax change group, whilst maintaining acceptable risk levels and achieving the required delivery.

As part of this, you will act in the role of senior Business Analyst and Architect in respect of Indirect Tax programmes from start to finish; overseeing the definition of problem statements and success criteria, creating and documenting requirements, engaging with other stakeholders/ business partners, overseeing delivery and managing transition, go-live and adoption.

As the change professional responsible for the Indirect Tax change portfolio, you should have a detailed understanding of change principles and Indirect Tax:

  • Detailed understanding and experience of business analysis, business process design, business architecture design and control framework design, ideally in respect of tax;
  • Experience within CFO / Group Tax functions of banks;
  • Understanding of CFO and Group Tax operating models, data architecture and core applications in, particularly how they relate to your tax area;
  • Strong knowledge of Indirect Tax;
  • Experience of project management;
  • A proven track record of successful project delivery;
  • A good understanding of data principles;
  • Understanding of sourcing models and experience delivering third party solutions (cloud and non-cloud);
  • Outstanding communication skills (written, verbal and presentational) with developed soft skills. Extensive experience of stakeholder/ business partner management at senior levels;
  • Focus on outcomes and delivery. Proven ability to manage work well under pressure; and
  • Dedication to fostering an inclusive culture and value diverse perspectives

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