Tax Manager Tax Manager …

Fitch Ratings
in London, England, United Kingdom
Self Employed, Full time
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Competitive
Fitch Ratings
in London, England, United Kingdom
Self Employed, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Fitch Ratings
Tax Manager

Job Title: Tax Manager

Location: London

Competitive salary offered

Closing date: 20th December 2019

 

 

Company Overview:

 

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.

 

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research.  Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise.  The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

 

As a global credit rating agency, Fitch Ratings gauges the ability of entities and instruments to meet their credit obligations.  Investors and financial market participants rely on multiple sources, and the credit rating - indicating how an issue or transaction is likely to perform over time - is one of their key inputs.  In this way, we help investors to better understand potential credit risks.

 

 

Company Overview:

 

Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.

Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research.  Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise.  The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.

As a global credit rating agency, Fitch Ratings gauges the ability of entities and instruments to meet their credit obligations.  Investors and financial market participants rely on multiple sources, and the credit rating - indicating how an issue or transaction is likely to perform over time - is one of their key inputs.  In this way, we help investors to better understand potential credit risks.

Department Overview:

The Finance Department in London is a team of around 60 members of staff with responsibility for all financial and accounting requirements of the Fitch Group's UK and certain European subsidiaries.  In addition, it has responsibility for oversight and consolidation of Fitch's other entities in EMEA, APAC and Latin America. 

Role & Responsibilities:  

The role requires a post qualified tax professional (ACA or the equivalent or CTA) looking to obtain further experience across tax both domestically and globally (e.g. corporate tax, indirect tax and transfer pricing). The individual will need to be able to work to applicable deadlines, to operate autonomously where required, and be comfortable working with both finance and non-finance staff.

 

Scope of role includes:
  • Statutory reporting
    • Calculate UK quarterly tax payments.
    • Preparation of UK statutory account tax disclosure notes.
    • Liaison with external advisors for the preparation of UK tax returns, to include review of foreign tax credits, CFC, capital gains and Corporate Interest Restriction.
  • Group reporting
    • Quarterly tax provisioning:
      • Review of Asia / LatAm entities.
      • Preparation of UK / EMEA entities.
    • Monthly reporting:
      • Review of international tax cash flow.
      • Calculation of UK tax provisions.
  • Transfer Pricing
    • Monitoring applicable BEPS / CBCR notification and filings requirements.
    • Preparation of the existing Transfer Pricing financial models.
    • Assistance in preparing/review of global master file and local country documentation

 

 
  • Internal controls
    • Assist with the relevant Senior Accounting Officer / Sarbanes Oxley process documentation requirements.
    • Assistance on various US tax reporting requirements, including FIN 48, 5471 and FDII queries.

 
  • Direct Tax
  • Exposure to ad-hoc Permanent Establishment issues; M&A activity; and internal restructuring / rationalisation initiatives.  Dealing with revenue related queries from within the department, other departments and group subsidiaries.

 

Indirect taxes

 
    • VAT return data processing
    • Middle East return reporting

 

Qualifications and experience:

Post qualified professional ACA or the equivalent or CTA

Good Excel skills and aptitude with other software packages.

Good level of general education. You should have a finance focused degree

Previous experience with the SAP accounting packages an advantage.

Previous experience in an accounts department an advantage

Flexible approach to tasks essential.

Must be able to work as part of a team and independently

Ability to juggle a number of different tasks and priorities

Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines 

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer that employs people across the full spectrum of society. Fitch works hard to create a workplace with an emphasis on inclusion, innovation and merit. By valuing diversity and equality in our workplace, we believe it adds strength to our business.

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.

For more information about this policy, please visit the Code of Ethics and Conduct page .

 

 

Fitch is an equal opportunity employer that employs people across the full spectrum of society. Fitch works hard to create a workplace with an emphasis on inclusion, innovation and merit. By valuing diversity and equality in our workplace, we believe it adds strength to our business.

 

Fitch is committed to providing global securities markets with objective, timely, independent and forward-looking credit opinions. To protect Fitch's credibility and reputation, our employees must take every precaution to avoid conflicts of interests or any appearance of a conflict of interest. Should you be successful in the recruitment process at Fitch Ratings you will asked to declare any securities holdings and other potential conflicts for you and your Family Members prior to commencing employment. If you, or your Family Members, have any holdings that may conflict with your work responsibilities, they must be sold before beginning work. In certain roles, employees and their Family Members may be limited to investments in diversified mutual funds only.

 

For more information about this policy, please visit the Code of Ethics and Conduct page .

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