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Head of Tax
Wireless Logic Ltd
Part Time
Hurley, Berkshire
United Kingdom (Great Britain)
The role
We are looking to find a growing individual who is keen to demonstrate knowledge across corporate tax, transfer pricing and indirect tax to add value to the organisation immediately. In return we will offer a level of tax strategy ownership in a high-profile role within an expanding global business with a track record of extensive M&A activity.

As our Head of Tax, you will support our diverse and complex legal entities where you will provide best practice direct and indirect tax advice to all businesses. You will deliver accurate statutory reporting for UK consolidation and compliance purposes in addition to the Global tax strategy.

In this high-profile role, you will be responsible for managing the Global Tax Strategy including maintaining related transfer pricing documentation to meet central and local requirements. Maintaining good working relations with HM Revenues & Customs among other European tax authorities. Critically assessing the need to obtain external professional advice and to manage the delivery of this advice where necessary.

Implementing indirect tax controls to ensure accurate processing of VAT transactions and related reporting by the financial controllers.

Responsibilities include:
  • Produce calculations for UK consolidated tax position
  • Accurate and punctual preparation of the UK tax computations for submission to HMRC
  • Definition of central Transfer Pricing strategy and preparation of related documentation
  • Provide advice on tax implications of employee benefits, PAYE issues and contribute to appraise potential methods of reducing both employer and employee tax liabilities
  • Manage external relationship with HM Revenue & Customs and other authorities as needed in relation to all direct and indirect tax issues
  • Critically asses the need for external professional tax advice to provide advice on complex tax issues and manage this relationship as needed
  • Maintain relationship with local financial controllers and outsourced tax support in country, ensuring adequate controls and reviews are in place to keep up to date with local compliance
  • Support with reducing the number of legal entities within the Group
  • Integrate new businesses or companies acquired by the group
  • Preparation of the tax disclosure notes for inclusion in the statutory accounts of all UK entities, implementing processes and systems as needed

Skills required:
  • Extensive exposure to a wide range of tax issues effecting UK headquartered international companies
  • Ability to communicate effectively across borders
  • Understanding of IFRS tax reporting
  • Detailed knowledge of transfer pricing requirements
  • Exposure to the preparation of UK statutory accounts
  • Detailed understanding of preparing UK Tax returns
Education & Training:
  • Professional qualification in Accountancy or Tax - preferably both
  • Exposure to management of a professional team of accountants and tax professionals
Work Experience:
  • Likely to have trained with a significant accountancy practice in the UK
  • Exposure to working with or within a global company

Why work with us?
  • The opportunity to work for an entrepreneurial Company 
  • Full training, ongoing support, and the tools you need to grow and develop in your role
  • We are a company with a heart and who genuinely values and respects its employees

In addition, we provide the following benefits: 
  • 25 days holiday
  • Buy up to 5 days additional holiday
  • Birthday Day off
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Group Company Pension Scheme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Up to 50% off an annual Pure Gym membership
  • Dental cover
  • Doctor at Hand (online GP service)
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Onsite parking
  • Onsite gym
  • Access to a variety of online discounts on major retailers
  • Employee assistance program
Who are we?
Wireless Logic – IoT connectivity for any device, anywhere

We are a leading global IoT connectivity platform provider that simplifies and automates IoT management for any device, anywhere. With more than 10 million IoT subscriptions active in 165 countries and direct partnerships with 50 mobile networks, we provide reach into more than 750 networks across the globe and deliver value throughout the IoT connectivity chain. 

Our purpose-built platform offers a single window to securely connect and manage assets across any network and number of deployments. For our customers, this serves to simplify supply chains, accelerate time to market, lower the total cost of ownership and deliver connectivity that just works.

We are entirely customer and market-driven, meeting our 25,000+ customers where they are to help them innovate by providing industry expertise, service support and the most flexible, resilient and secure connectivity solutions in the market. Our broad sector expertise includes industry, agriculture, healthcare, security, transport, utilities and smart cities. 

We are backed by Montagu Private Equity, one of the world’s leading private equity-backed investors, giving Wireless Logic Group unrivalled financial strength.

Where do I apply?
If this sounds like a role, you are interested in please submit your application directly through our website including your CV.

By applying for this role, you are consenting for us to hold and process your data in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations. If you have any questions or wish to exercise your right to access, erase or restrict the holding or processing of your data please contact us and we will respond to your query as soon as possible.

As an equal opportunities employer, Wireless Logic is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Wireless Logic.

By applying for this role, you are consenting for us to hold and process your data in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulations. If you have any questions or wish to exercise your right to access, erase or restrict the holding or processing of your data please contact us and we will respond to your query as soon as possible. Wireless Logic Group are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.