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Senior Tax Manager

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Senior Tax Manager

JobID: 23339-1215849

Location: Basingstoke, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Support/Cross Services

**Position Title** Senior Tax Manager

United Kingdom - Hampshire


**Job Summary**

AECOM is seeking a

**Senior Tax Manager** to support the UK & Ireland region, as well as the wider Europe, Middle East, India and Africa (“EMIA”) geography. The role is based in our modern offices in Basingstoke working within the EMIA tax team.

The successful candidate will be the team member primarily responsible for ensuring the quarterly tax reporting to Corporate for EMIA is dealt with. There is a focus on ensuring that the reporting, particularly at year-end, is accurate and timely, and that we respond fully to all audit questions. In addition to managing the process to ensure that the current and deferred tax provisions are appropriate for EMIA entities.

The role is also responsible for co-ordinating FIN 48 provisions, tax audit status summary, change in tax law summary, and addressing questions from both Corporate and EY on the group tax reporting. The successful candidate will deal with the calculation of UK and Ireland taxes for the bulk of the UK and Ireland EMIA entities.

As well as the above further responsibilities include;

+ Co-ordinate the preparation and submission of circa 40 corporate tax returns in the UK and Ireland. Whilst the actual preparation and submission of the returns is outsourced the successful candidate will need to ensure that the relevant data is provided to the outsourced preparers. In addition the draft returns must be reviewed by the successful candidate, who will also deal with any questions from the outsourced return preparers, and also deal with questions and enquiries HMRC.

+ Provide input and review the tax numbers and disclosures included in the statutory accounts for the UK and Ireland entities.

+ On occasions assist in the merger and business transfers within the UK and Ireland to reduce the AECOM companies.

+ Manage the Senior Accounting Officer certifications required by HMRC

+ Provide advice and training to the billing team on what VAT needs to be included in invoices to clients, and support our Global Business Services Group on technical advice for VAT returns and dealing with any disclosures to HMRC.

+ Ad hoc support to the business outside UK&I


**Minimum Requirements**

To be successful in this role we are looking for a Qualified Accountant with the following skills and experience;

+ Strong UK Corporate Tax experience, and an appreciation of wider taxes

+ Experience in group tax reporting

+ Strong commercial acumen

+ Excellent organisational and planning skills

+ Effective communication, relationship building and interpersonal skills

+ Strong accounting and analytical skills

+ Ability to perform technical tax research

+ Ability to work on own initiative

+ Strong time management skills

+ Appreciation of difference between US GAAP and UK GAAP/IFRS

+ Advanced knowledge of excel

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Accountancy qualification, ACA, ACCA or equivalent.

+ Ideally Institute of Tax qualification or equivalent too.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Finance and Accounting_

**_Country_** _United Kingdom_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _173574BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._


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