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Group Tax Manager

emPowerment Financial Search & Selection

  • Kildare / Wicklow / Dublin
  • 75000 - 85000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 03/01/2018
  • Shane Power
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Would you like to utilise your Big 4 tax experience in a fast paced industry environment?


Job description

Our client, a leading Irish plc with global operations and a strong commercial focus, are seeking to hire a GroupTax Manager. The role will be broad and varied. It is a great opportunity for an accomplished and ambitious tax professional with an appetite for taking on responsibility and enhancing their professional development.

Candidates should be qualified accountants (ACA or ACCA) and/or should have a recognised tax qualification (AITI or similar) and have worked in a Corporate Tax Department in a “Big 4” accounting firm or as an in-house corporation tax specialist within Industry. Candidates with 1-3 years post qualification work experience are ideally suited, some of which should be at Manager level. Outstanding tax seniors who are near promotion to Tax Manager may also be considered.

The successful incumbent will work closely with a strong team including the Head of Tax, in addition to working closely with global external advisors in Tax, Company Secretarial & Legal and internally with Treasury, Group Reporting and the Senior Management team.

The information below only outlines some of the principal responsibilities of the role. The environment is dynamic with new projects/responsibilities regularly emerging.

Core Responsibilities:

· Researching and preparing detailed tax memorandums/step plans to support tax structuring projects (with assistance from advisors/global tax team)

· Managing ad hoc Revenue audits and seeking rulings on certain tax positions (with assistance from advisors/global tax team)

· Assisting with the review of the company’s global tax compliance, along with rest of the tax team

· Assisting with the annual tax provisioning preparation, along with rest of the tax team, culminating in the completion of the consolidated tax notes for inclusion in the Group's Annual Report.

· Liaising with external advisors on ad-hoc consultancy issues.

· High level knowledge of Transfer Pricing principles is helpful, but past experience in a transfer pricing role is not a requirement

· Engagement in the global intercompany recharge process including management fees, royalties, franchise fees and interest charges

· Some tax and financial accounting for Group's financing companies including reporting of management accounts on a monthly basis

· Day-to-day management of Group's financing companies including arranging Board Meetings, etc.

· General ad-hoc VAT and payroll tax queries


Key Competencies

  • Superb technical skills and detailed knowledge of Irish corporation tax principles including knowledge of all tax heads.
  • Solid accounting skills
  • High level of organisational/project management skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and within tight deadlines


  • AITI/CTA and ideally ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Strong interpersonal skills, drive and enthusiasm are pre-requisites for this role.
  • 1-3 years’ relevant post-qualification work experience.
  • Excellent computer skills especially Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Internet Explorer and Outlook.
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and on own initiative when necessary.
  • Flexible approach to work and people.


  • An attractive remuneration package commensurate with responsibility is on offer.

Contact Information:

For further details please do not hesitate to contact Shane Power FCA, Managing Director, EMPOWERMENT Financial Recruitment on: +353 1 6619234 

Shane has a strong track record with this client and can offer clear insights into the business, tax team and how to best impress at interview.

All communication will be treated in the strictest of confidence.


EMPOWERMENT Financial Recruitment is a niche recruitment firm helping the career development of finance professionals. We have excellent contacts across industry, financial services and practice and a reputation for sourcing the best talent in the marketplace.

Ref: AYDD-417032
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