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This weblog is a news and views site for tax professionals within the UK and international in-house tax community.  You will find information about appointments and people moves in and around the in-house tax market, issues affecting the in-house tax professional, opinions on the state of the tax job market, updates on tax technology, and other general thoughts of the day.

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This site has been developed by Simon Godley, who also runs the niche tax recruitment company Talentpool Selection . Simon spends a lot of his time placing tax specialists into FTSE companies, large in-bound groups and some professional services organisations. He also recruits and is well networked around the UK tax technology and VAT markets.

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Tax Tech Market - Recent Appointments

Saturday, 8 September 2012

Here's a brief run down of a few key appointments that have occurred around the UK & European tax technology / systems market over the last 6 months:

Ernst & Young in London has recently recruited Philip Sproston as a senior Project Manager into their tax IT service delivery team, part of their global IT function. Philip joins from CCH Software in the UK, where he was the lead Project Manager on tax & financial software projects.
Earlier in 2012 Acorah Software Products Ltd appointed Simon Guest as their Chief Operating Officer.  Acorah Software supplies the award-winning TaxCalc range of products.  Simon has worked in the accountancy & tax software industry for over 20 years, most notably progressing his career over 16 years with IRIS Software, where he was Operations Director for the Accountancy Solutions market.
Longview Solutions has recently appointed Hanja Dorfling as their Director of Client Services.  Based in the UK, Hanja will be responsible for the delivery of Longview’s tax data management solution to clients within the EMEA region.  Hanja joins from KPMG in London, where she was a Senior Manager within their tax technology practice, and has worked in the tax software industry in the UK for 10 years.
Japanese pharmaceuticals group Takeda has recently appointed Ross Hay as their Global Head of Tax Operations, based in Zurich.  Ross joins from Deloitte in Zurich, where he was part of the Tax Management Consulting practice, responsible for the tax technology agenda including tax systems implementation and optimisation.

If you have recently moved to take up a new management role in the tax technology sector, and would like information or advice relating to recruiting or about broader market conditions, please call Talentpool Selection on 0870 46 056 46 or email:

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