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UK Tax Lead

16 May 20222022-05-16
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We are supporting an international oil services company to source an experienced Tax professional to join their team as UK Tax Lead. This is an ideal role for someone looking for a step out of practice or their next step in industry. All flexible working arrangements will be considered.

You will be responsible for overseeing and ensuring compliance with corporate, employment and VAT taxation matters for the UK Group of companies. The role will be hands on with the preparation and review of returns or tax packs but also requires proactiveness in order to see the larger scale business agenda.  You will need to ensure the company is not only compliant with regulations but are ahead of the curve with legislation demands and changes.


  • Coordinates and manages the timely and accurate filing of all tax returns for the UK group prepared by third party consultants
  • Oversees outsourced tax working paper preparation and manages any correction measures required with shared services function based overseas
  • Review of RTA and TBBS in respect of UK tax returns for US GAAP purposes
  • VAT processes within the UK group
  • Work with third party consultants to ensure RDEC claim is maximized and quickly monetized
  • Managing the relationship with HMRC alongside educating the wider group on any tax legislative changes and associated impact
  • Manage the response and resolution of tax enquires/audits
  • Compliance with transfer pricing regulations and the preparation of transfer pricing documentation as required
  • Tax support to the UK business
  • Recommend process changes/additions in response to legislative developments. Support SAO
  • Work with Western Europe Tax Manager on issues such as CCO, DPT, BRR+ and ad hoc international projects


  • Professional accreditation: ICAS/ACCA/CTA or similar
  • A bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, business administration or related qualification from college or university
  • 5+ years tax experience
  • Strong tax foundation with reporting and compliance experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Can adapt to a fast-paced organization
  • Exercise initiative to improve accounting routines and financial reporting
  • Strong analytical review skills (finding and researching data)
  • Large company experience or large client exposure if currently in practice
  • Corporate/VAT Tax
  • Oil and Gas experience (preferred)

To discuss further, please contact me on or 07849 087 947.