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Indirect Tax Senior Manager

Employer
London Stock Exchange Group
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 28, 2024

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Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
Reporting to the Global Indirect Tax leader, you will be responsible for assisting in the delivery and execution of indirect tax advice across the UK, LATAM and India regions.

ROLE SUMMARY:

In this position, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the indirect tax affairs of the organisation with primary focus on the UK, a critical market for the Group. As subject matter expert you will act as a proactive business partner on UK Indirect taxes ensuring that the Group's tax strategy is embedded in everything that we do and assist in managing risks within other regions the Group operates in.

WHAT YOU'LL BE DOING:
  • Provide strategic support to Global Indirect Tax Leader, offering guidance, technical inputs and direction.
  • Provide practical and commercially orientated indirect tax advice on projects and transactions undertaken by the Group within region. The focus is primarily on VAT but encompasses all other indirect taxes (e.g., Customs duties).
  • Build and maintain relationships with relevant business partners to ensure timely communications regarding any transactions that may have tax compliance consequences.
  • Support and guide the indirect tax reporting team in our Tax Centre of Excellence (Tax CoE) with compliance advisory matters to ensure VAT compliance, (including review of UK VAT returns, identifying risks, implementing controls, minimising VAT liabilities and compliance issues and identifying improvement areas).
  • Review UK Partial Exemption Methodology and continually ensure appropriateness.
  • Lead role in relationship with HMRC.
  • Partner with other tax colleagues (transfer pricing, direct tax) as well as cross functionally with commercial, finance, treasury, legal teams and other external advisers to ensure the indirect tax impact is considered when implementing projects and initiatives.
  • Prepare documentation and analysis on critical indirect tax positions and decisions made. Including the analysis of positions taken in respect of potential tax reserves for agreement with the Group's auditors.
  • Lead in the documentation and management of Group indirect tax policy.
  • Monitor and manage indirect legislation and its applicability to the Group, ensuring where relevant that the business is kept up to date and that the Group takes appropriate action to remain compliant.
  • Leading role in managing indirect tax relationships with tax authorities, advisers, and business partners.
  • Maintain excellent technical knowledge of indirect tax issues within the financial services/fintech sector and develop good commercial understanding of the industry to assist in delivering VAT training to the wider business, commercial and finance colleagues.
  • Partnering with the Tax COE to manage VAT/GST tax audits/enquires raised by tax authorities.
  • Assisting with statutory audits in relation to indirect tax.
  • Collaborating closely with third party advisors, as required.
  • Manage LATAM and India indirect tax matters remotely with support of local personnel and advisors.
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
  • Accredited ACA, CTA or equivalent Qualified Accountant.
  • Excellent technical ability and understanding of the UK VAT regime.
  • Experience in successfully managing HMRC relationships, UK Business Risk Reviews and Partial exemption negotiations.
  • Experience in strategic VAT matters and ability to demonstrate positive impact to business.
  • Exposure to taxes outside EMEA advantageous (e.g. LATAM, India)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to foster working relationships with various stakeholders and communicate effectively with a cross-section of the business at all levels.
  • Drive to take ownership and responsibility for own work and operate independently whilst also demonstrating the ability to work well in a team.
  • Proactive, strong organisational skills and ability to prioritise multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work in a fast-moving environment and manage other Indirect Matters (e.g. LATAM, India) remotely.
WHAT YOU'LL GET IN RETURN:
  • Outstanding career opportunity and welcoming environment
  • Generous compensation and comprehensive benefits package
  • A range of opportunities to develop and grow personally and professionally.
  • Opportunity to work in a diverse and inclusive environment where your ideas and contributions are valued
  • Work life balance and employee assistance program
We recognize that to attract the best talent, we need to be flexible, and we are open to discussing work arrangements with you. We take a hybrid approach to workplace, this role is Blended.

ABOUT US:

LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a dedication to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies around the world to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. It's how we've contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years. Through a comprehensive suite of trusted financial market infrastructure services - and our open-access model - we provide the flexibility, stability and trust that enable our customers to pursue their ambitions with confidence and clarity.

LSEG is headquartered in the United Kingdom, with significant operations in 70 countries across EMEA, North America, Latin America and Asia Pacific. We employ 25,000 people globally, more than half located in Asia Pacific. LSEG's ticker symbol is LSEG.

LSEG is a leading global financial markets infrastructure and data provider. Our purpose is driving financial stability, empowering economies and enabling customers to create sustainable growth.

Our purpose is the foundation on which our culture is built. Our values of Integrity, Partnership , Excellence and Change underpin our purpose and set the standard for everything we do, every day. They go to the heart of who we are and guide our decision making and everyday actions.

Working with us means that you will be part of a dynamic organisation of 25,000 people across 65 countries. However, we will value your individuality and enable you to bring your true self to work so you can help enrich our diverse workforce. You will be part of a collaborative and creative culture where we encourage new ideas and are committed to sustainability across our global business. You will experience the critical role we have in helping to re-engineer the financial ecosystem to support and drive sustainable economic growth. Together, we are aiming to achieve this growth by accelerating the just transition to net zero, enabling growth of the green economy and creating inclusive economic opportunity.

LSEG offers a range of tailored benefits and support, including healthcare, retirement planning, paid volunteering days and wellbeing initiatives.

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer. This means that we do not discriminate on the basis of anyone's race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. Conforming with applicable law, we can reasonably accommodate applicants' and employees' religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs.

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