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Mandarin speaking Tax Manager- financial service - Ref: 1605-27

  • Location: London - London
  • Salary: up to 55K depending on experience
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Languages: Chinese Mandarin
  • Categories: Financial Services


Job title: Mandarin speaking Tax Manager- financial service

Key skills: excellent understanding of UK Tax regulation, previous experience in a similar role.

Salary: up to 55K depending on experience

Status: Permanent

Location: London

The Role

In conjunction with the Legal and Investment Team, to provide quality and timely tax advisory services in relation to direct investments (during the acquisition, asset management and disposal phase of the investment cycle), to coordinate strategic tax initiatives for all investments across Europe, and to comply with the group tax policy and maintain an acceptable level of tax risk.

Key Responsibilities

-          Monitoring tax structure in the company's portfolio. Regularly review tax structure with a view to optimizing it

-          Advising management of the impact of relevant new or proposed legislation, decisions, regulations and rulings in tax

-          Managing correspondence and potential disputes with the relevant tax authority in conjunction with external advisers and have oversight of review/audit activities

-          Taking into account the Group's global tax considerations and liaising with the HQ where necessary to coordinate cross regional issues including but not limited to:

"          Debt/equity mix

"          Transfer pricing

"          Tax shelter management

"          External service provider engagements

"          Tax risk management framework and considerations to governance

"          Tax planning initiatives

"          Tax filings and compliance

-          Providing advice to different parts of the operation including review of major transactions and capital investments and recommendation of optimal tax structure

-          liaising with external advisers and counterparties on tax related matters in all transactions,

-          Reviewing and participating in negotiation of the transaction documents relating to tax

-          Coordinating the tax DD

-          Managing and coordinating the timely delivery of tax consulting services for day to day tax issues relating to investments and structure maintenance including cash repatriation through the investment structures

  -        Ensure tax filing and compliance are met and in good order

Key Requirement:

          Degree qualified, CA/Masters of Tax or Chartered Tax Advisor

          Experience in Tax Advisory and Real Estate/infrastructure transactions with, if possible, a Pan European structuring background

          Experience in tax due diligence, tax audit and on-going tax compliance a bonus

          High level of commitment and enthusiasm in supporting a dynamic team

          Judgement/analysis and problem solving skills

          Positive 'can-do' attitude and approach with strong team working/collaboration

          Ability to effectively evaluate tax risks, balance risk with business objectives and make recommendations that are objective, practical and technically appropriate in support of business objectives

          Ability to work under pressure, multi task and meet deadlines

          In-depth European tax knowledge and practical experience

          A thorough knowledge of general corporate tax issues

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