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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 Technology (In-house implementing role) London

Friday, 9 November 2012

IT Systems Lead - Tax
London | £55,000 - £65,000 + Bens

Our client is a leading professional services firm with a very strong brand name and global reach.
An opportunity has arisen within their group IT Delivery team for a lead Manager to manage end-to-end delivery of tax systems programs for the tax business.  This challenging role will interact directly with senior decision makers on IT projects, and will have overall responsibility for scoping of projects and cost estimations, organisational change, project delivery and maximising on the firm’s processes.
Key aspects of the role are:
  • End-to-end delivery of programs and projects within the tax business lines
  • Provide oversight, project management and business analysis on each project
  • Assisting on development of the business case for system changes and leading on estimates
  • Delivering on solutions, making optimal use of shared resources (IT, enterprise tools, data systems)
  • Provide some support and incident management
This is a key IT service delivery role within a global organisation.  You will therefore require certain skill areas and in-depth understanding of projects to match the requirements of the role.  These include:
  • Excellent understanding of customer strategy (i.e. strategic use of tax systems within accountancy firms) and business processes
  • Very good grasp of operating within a global professional services firm and / or corporate IT environment
  • Demonstrated project / or program management experience
  • Good experience around applications and IT infrastructures
  • Experience of managing people and co-ordination of project teams
In terms of educational and qualifications background, it would be advantageous to have a degree in Computer Sciences or a related discipline.  It would also be highly beneficial to hold a certification in project management (e.g. PMI / PRINCE2) or ITIL qualified. These are desirable features, but not essential.
This role is based in London with some level of UK / international travel when required.
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a highly professional and proactive corporate IT team, and to get excellent exposure to the working of an international tax practice.

For more information on this, or to apply, please visit the Talentpool Selection recruitment website.

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