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Tax Director UK

Deutsche Bank
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jun 2, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Job Description:

Job Title Tax Director

Location London

Corporate Title Director

Group Tax's responsibility is to manage the Bank's worldwide tax position, with responsibilities ranging from advising on the tax consequences of transactions, ensuring compliance with local tax obligations, producing tax data for financial and other reporting purposes, handling tax audits and disputes, to working with industry and governmental bodies on the development of legislation and practice.

You will report directly to the Regional Head of Tax and will be based in London. As a senior member of the team you will form part of the regional leadership team.

What we'll offer you

A healthy, engaged and well-supported workforce are better equipped to do their best work and, more importantly, enjoy their lives inside and outside the workplace. That's why we are committed to providing an environment with your development and wellbeing at its centre.

You can expect:
  • Hybrid Working - we understand that employee expectations and preferences are changing. We have implemented a Hybrid Working Model that enables eligible employees to work remotely for a part of their working time and reach a working pattern that works for them
  • Competitive salary and non-contributory pension
  • 30 days' holiday plus bank holidays, with the option to purchase additional days
  • Life Assurance and Private Healthcare for you and your family
  • A range of flexible benefits including Retail Discounts, a Bike4Work scheme and Gym benefits
  • The opportunity to support a wide ranging CSR programme + 2 days' volunteering leave per year
Your key responsibilities
  • Providing tax advice and support to front office teams, other infrastructure functions and to other teams for various business divisions with a strong focus on Asset Management
  • Reviewing new products, fund launches and transactions and considering them for approval, in line with applicable internal policies
  • Maintaining processes and controls applicable to the Tax Advisory function
  • Monitoring significant changes in tax law and practice across the region and ensuring that relevant changes are communicated
  • Country coverage and overseeing tax legislative developments and tax advisory support in non-UK CE jurisdictions, including managerial responsibilities over foreign tax teams of approx. 3-4 team members
  • Providing sign-offs in relation to functional area of responsibility to support financial reporting,
Your skills and experience
  • Proven experience of tax advisory work within the tax department of a professional services firm or equivalent experience within the advisory team of an in-house tax function
  • A broad base of technical UK corporate tax knowledge. Banking tax experience and some experience of tax systems outside the UK is desirable but not a requirement
  • Able to attract, retain and develop diverse talent, leading by example to promote high standards of performance and conduct; ensuring tax technical knowledge is kept up to date across the team
  • Comfortable handling escalations, consistently communicating and upholding Group Tax requirements through engagement with senior stakeholders
  • Able to summarise complex technical subject matter, with clear conclusions and recommendations, for a non-technical audience, both in written form and in oral discussions.
How we'll support you
  • Training and development to help you excel in your career
  • Flexible working to assist you balance your personal priorities
  • A culture of continuous learning to aid progression
  • A range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your needs
  • We value diversity and as an equal opportunities' employer, we make reasonable adjustments for those with a disability such as the provision of assistive equipment if required (e.g. screen readers, assistive hearing devices, adapted keyboards)
About us

Deutsche Bank is the leading German bank with strong European roots and a global network. Click here to see what we do.

Deutsche Bank in the UK is proud to have been named a Times Top 50 Employer for Gender Equality for three consecutive years. Additionally, we have been awarded a Silver Award from Stonewall for two years running and named in their Top 100 Employers for 2023 for our work supporting LGBTQ+ inclusion.

Our values define the working environment we strive to create - diverse, supportive and welcoming of different views. We embrace a culture reflecting a variety of perspectives, insights and backgrounds to drive innovation. We build talented and diverse teams to drive business results and encourage our people to develop to their full potential. Talk to us about flexible work arrangements and other initiatives we offer.

We promote good working relationships and encourage high standards of conduct and work performance. We welcome applications from talented people from all cultures, countries, races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, beliefs and generations and are committed to providing a working environment free from harassment, discrimination and retaliation.

Visit Inside Deutsche Bank to discover more about the culture of Deutsche Bank including Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, Leadership, Learning, Future of Work and more besides.

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