UK Tax Manager

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cambridgeshire

Job Type: Full time

Posted


UK Tax Manager

Location: Central Cambridge, Luton UK

Competitive salary and benefits apply

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world's most serious diseases. But we're more than a leading pharmaceutical company. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - you are made to feel valued, energised and rewarded for your ideas and creativity.


Our dynamic in-house Global Tax Operations team are ready for a Tax Manager to join them. If you are a qualified accountant with significant UK tax experience, this is a great opportunity to experience and influence tax accounting and compliance in a FTSE 100.


Reporting to Senior Tax Managers and supported by our Tax Delivery Team, you will help our team, headed by a Tax Director, lead the delivery of all aspects of our group tax reporting and UK direct tax compliance. You will be an enthusiastic and technically capable individual with a strong commercial mindset and you are passionate about learning AstraZeneca’s business.

In this role you will:

    Prepare quarterly and year-end tax provisions for Group consolidation and ensuring compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley processes and liaison with statutory auditors. Input into group planning and forecasting cycles and monitoring progress.

      Preparation of tax provisions for UK statutory reporting purposes

        Preparation and review of UK corporation tax computations and other UK obligations, including significant claims e.g. RDEC, patent box and capital allowances claims. This includes delegation to and review of analysis to support tax activities prepared by finance colleagues

          Operate wider tax governance processes, e.g. Corporate Criminal Offence, Senior Accounting Officer.

            Review UK tax issues including corporate interest restrictions, Controlled Foreign Companies risk assessments, and Country by Country reporting.

              Keep abreast of changes in UK tax legislation, understand implications and design changes in processes

                Liaise with the various accounting departments within the UK to ensure accurate and timely delivery of information required for the tax computations and audit queries.

                  Prepare responses to HMRC audit queries and participate in meetings and negotiations with HMRC.

                    Provide day-to-day tax advice to the UK business and assess implications of projects on UK compliance and tax accounting.

                    Essential skills and experience

                      Qualified accountant or tax professional with strong accounting skills and knowledge of UK corporation tax.

                        Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills.

                          Ability to manage and progress numerous actions in a coordinated and organised manner.

                            Effective process management and delegation skills.

                              Ability to work to tight deadlines.

                                Strong analytical and research skills, and ability to utilise technology effectively to operate tax processes.

                                Why AstraZeneca

                                At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

                                So, what’s next?

                                Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

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                                AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

                                Date Posted

                                04-Nov-2022

                                Closing Date

                                30-Nov-2022

                                AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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