Head of Tax
Award-winning Multimedia Group
- c.£110,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Our client is an award-winning multimedia group and a globally recognised brand, synonymous with quality, credibility and authority. It is renowned for the integrity of its analysis, perspective, opinion and insight, delivered to a discerning audience.
Reporting to the Group Financial Controller and working closely with the Chief Financial Officer, the purpose of this role is to drive the tax strategy and ensure global regulatory compliance in support of the company’s growth objectives. You will be responsible for all areas of tax including corporation tax, indirect tax and employment tax together with the associated tax governance and SAO requirements. You will develop excellent working relationships with a variety of stakeholders to communicate and drive forward the tax strategy, manage tax risks and maintain high standards of tax compliance. To deliver the above, you will have one direct report and relationships with appropriate advisors.
As part of the senior finance team, you will support the CFO, Controller and Risk Director in driving forward the finance agenda, in particular with regards to governance and compliance matters in the area of tax. This is a fantastic opportunity to take on a hands-on role driving operational excellence, their values and employee development.
We are seeking a tax professional who brings a combination of experience from both the advisory community (Big 4 preferred) and an in-house tax function. Medium sized company experience will be a significant benefit. Media sector experience is preferable, but not compulsory. It is essential that you are able to demonstrate strong leadership and communication skills in order to build close relationships with the senior leadership team.
Please note that due to the expected volume of applications we will only be able to respond to those candidates whose experience matches the requirements of our client. If you have not heard from us within the next ten working days, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.
Walker Hamill has been a specialist finance and strategy recruiter for over 30 years. We have an extensive client group, including major multinational listed organisations, private equity-backed businesses, and privately-owned companies. We recruit across all sectors and have particularly strong client relationships in media, retail, pharma, biotech, technology, property/real estate, leisure, and business services. Headquartered in London, we have additional offices in continental Europe. For more information, please see www.walkerhamill.com.