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Vacancy Details

Head of Tax

Kent, London, Sussex
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
22/11/2020 at 23:55 PM

Closing date for applications: Sunday 22nd November 2020 at midnight.

Interviews will be held via video conference due to social distancing measures.

Salary: £61,573

Location: Croydon, Kent or Sussex

If you’ve had a high degree of exposure to UK tax, and have excellent accounting knowledge, join Optivo as our Head of Tax.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll have full responsibility for Optivo’s group tax affairs and you’ll provide effective, accurate and tailored tax advice to a range of key internal and external stakeholders. An accomplished leader, you’ll take ownership of our tax strategy and policies, and implement best practices. This is an exciting time to join Optivo, and you’ll have the autonomy to review the tax function and facilitate improvement and efficiencies to all tax related processes.

What you’ll need

You’ll be commercially aware, and have practical experience of applying UK tax and tax implications to complex organisations.

You’ll have an ATT qualification or equivalent, supported by excellent technical accounting knowledge.

You’ll be a credible leader, with excellent communication skills, and able to explain tax issues to non-technical audiences.

You’ll have strong numerical and analytical skills to review contracts & transactions, and be able to provide advice on tax implications.

What’s in it for you?

You’ll enjoy a great salary and benefits package, including 27 days (rising to 30 days) plus bank holidays, and a day off for your birthday. You can also buy and sell leave up to 5 days. We have generous pension and life assurance schemes too, plus a cycle to work scheme and travel loans. Add in a healthcare cash plan covering dental, glasses, physiotherapy, vaccinations, 24 hour GP and more, plus various high street discounts, (not to mention flexible working and in house career development opportunities). If you are passionate about what you do and share our ambitions, we look forward to hearing from you

Equal Opportunities

At Optivo we work hard to create a diverse and inclusive culture and environment where people are respected for who they are. Encouraging inclusion is not just about protected characteristics, it’s about celebrating differences of thought, opinion, experience and perspective of each individual. We’re all different in our own way and we want our colleagues to feel comfortable, that they belong, and are safe to be themselves at work, without fear of being judged or excluded, but valued for their contribution to our One Team approach.

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