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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.

Tax News

Senior VAT Automation Manager - UK or Brussels

Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Opportunity: Senior level VAT Automation Project Manager
Salary guide: Up to Euro 150k 
Location: UK South East or Brussels
Excellent new SAP project management role has arisen within a quickly evolving indirect tax automation business, based in the UK.  This role will have a first mover advantage within the business, and will lead on SAP based tax technology implementations for blue chip clients.
This role will act as a management consultant to large end corporate clients – the scope of the role will need to understand the indirect tax determination and compliance processes of the group, work with the client during the sales solution process, and then to lead a team on the implementation of bespoke software solutions through to go-live.
You will ideally have a SAP FICO consulting background, now operating at Senior Manager / Director level, preferably having a background from one of the top tier global IT consulting companies.  You will preferably have an overview knowledge of how indirect tax and VAT can configure and automate within an ERP / SAP Financials / FICO framework.  You do not need to have detailed tax or VAT technical knowledge.  You will also be a proven project manager, with preferably some form of certification in project management.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a very innovative IT solution company at the start of a growth phase in Europe, and thus scope to reap high rewards for success in the medium to longer term.
For more information or to apply to this role, please click through to our recruitment website

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Senior Tax Technology Consultant - Netherlands

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Position: Senior Tax Technology Consultant - Netherlands
Salary guide: Up to Euro 130k + Benefits
Our client is a rapidly growing international tax compliance software business with very innovative tax solutions for multinational clients.  Due to success in other countries, they are now looking at hiring and developing a team in the Netherlands market.
A new role has been developed, seeking a senior level leadership candidate that can take on a key tax product focused role in the Benelux & Nordic market.  The purpose of the role is to act as a key resource supporting the sales and BD teams, and being the client-facing tax software product specialist.
Key responsibility areas of this role will be:
  • Meeting and presenting to prospective clients, demonstrating the key benefits and positioning of the tax compliance solution
  • Working closely with clients and IT consultants on implementing and bespoking the product to client requirements, acting as a solution consultant to the client
  • Being seen as an ambassador for the product, and attending other marketing seminars with clients and other channel partners
Your background:
To match with the needs of this role, a combination of the following background and skill areas is desirable:
  • Accounting, corporate tax or indirect tax background and training – highly desirable from a Big 4 / consulting environment
  • Operating at Senior Manager or Director level within a Big 4 firm and/or an experienced Tax Manager with a multinational in-house tax team
  • Experience in implementing tax software systems (i.e. installation/training) and preferably corporate or indirect tax systems – this is highly desirable but not essential
  • University graduate
  • Genuine interest in technology and how tax technology can greatly enhance finance performance
  • Ability to deal with issues under a high pressure environment;
  • Enjoys working in a small team environment;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Dutch and English; knowledge of at least one other foreign language;
  • Demonstrated experience of building collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Ability to troubleshoot and offer alternatives to deliver the most effective solutions for clients;
  • Likes self-learning and is a self-starter;
  • Works collaboratively and develops strong cross-functional relationships;
  • Strong hunger for success, a spirit of exploration and a sense of fun
This is a truly excellent opportunity to join an established and growing tax software business at an exciting time of his development, and with a first mover advantage into a new territory and team.
For more information or to apply for this position, please click here to go to our Talentpool recruitment site

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