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Group Indirect Tax Manager

Mott MacDonald

Location: Greater London

Job Type: Full time


Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for its employees?

We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Indirect Tax Manager to join our Tax Team on a fixed-term contract basis for 12 months, with the potential for the role to become permanent.


  • Indirect Tax Compliance: Responsibility for UK VAT compliance ensuring timely and accurate filing of VAT returns.
  • Process Improvement: Building on a review performed by external advisors, identify areas for process improvement within the UK VAT compliance framework and work with stakeholders to implement streamlined and efficient procedures. Review Indirect Sales Tax compliance and accounting processes outside of the UK to identify areas for process improvement and work with local and Group stakeholders to implement these improvements.
  • Automation and Technology Integration: Lead efforts to leverage automation and technology solutions to enhance efficiency and accuracy in Indirect Tax compliance processes. Identify and implement software tools and systems that streamline data collection, reporting, and reconciliation for VAT and Sales Tax requirements.
  • E-Invoicing Compliance: Stay up-to-date with e-invoicing regulations and mandates in relevant jurisdictions. Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of e-invoicing requirements into the company's billing and accounting systems, ensuring compliance with all electronic invoicing standards.
  • Regulatory Updates: Keep abreast of changes in Indirect Tax laws, regulations, and reporting requirements in relevant regions, ensuring the company remains fully compliant at all times.


  • CTA qualified, or alternatively you will be a qualified accountant, with at least 5 years of indirect tax experience.
  • Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of local and international Indirect Tax laws, regulations, and compliance requirements. Experience of UK and worldwide customs procedures would be advantageous.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to analyse complex financial data, identify trends, and draw insights to improve tax processes and compliance.
  • Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail to ensure accurate tax reporting and compliance.
  • Project Management: Proven ability to manage projects, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.


How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • Pension matched up to 7%
  • Life insurance
  • Agile/flexible working - because life isn't 9-5
  • Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Wellbeing support including access to an independent Employer Assistance Scheme, wellbeing champions and access to learning and support resources
  • Access to our Advanced Employee Networks which support our LGBTQ+, gender, race and ethnicity, disability and parents/carers communities
  • The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute. If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can assist.