International Tax Manager

Competitive Salary + Bonus, 27 days holiday, Free onsite gym

Malmesbury - with some ad-hoc travel to overseas locations

Description

The International Tax Manager is part of Dyson’s Tax & Treasury team, which provides support to all areas of the business.

The individual will take the lead in managing the Dyson’s trading group international tax compliance in continental Europe and the Americas (19 territories in total).

Market Overview

Today, there are Dyson machines in over 65 countries around the world. Dyson is now the world's number one vacuum cleaner manufacturer in the UK, US, Japan, Europe and Australasia.  Research, design and development of new technologies and products is at the heart of Dyson and the company has grown from one man and one idea to a technology company with over 1,500 engineers worldwide engaged in the development of new technologies, which have led to the development of products such as the Air MultiplierTM bladeless fans, purifiers and humidifiers and the Dyson AirbladeTM hand dryer.

Function Overview

Working closely with everyone at Dyson – from sales and finance, to legal, marketing, RDD and more – our Tax & Treasury team develop critical knowledge of the business, and our future plans. Relying on this understanding, and their deep expertise, to ensure that our tax commitments are met, while managing Dyson’s cash liquidity and foreign exchange positions. As custodians of our corporate and legal structure, they also support Dyson operations in territories around the world. And as we grow, this challenge – and the team’s need for dynamic people who don’t shy away from them – grows with it.

Accountabilities

  • Ensuring that the corporate tax compliance arrangements are monitored and reviewed in each country and they are operating effectively, reviewing from a tax perspective their local statutory accounts and corporate tax returns prior to them being signed and submitted to any tax authority.
  • Ensuring that compliance documents are prepared and filed by the required statutory deadline and any payments made.
  • Managing the relationship with Dyson’s Global outsourcer, other advisors, the overseas finance teams and our European Shared Service Centre to support in these objectives.
  • Work with the global outsourcer and local Dyson entities to produce the tax provisions for inclusion in the group tax charge annually.
  • Work with the local Dyson entities and advisors to ensure that local tax audits are managed effectively and in-line with group policies.
  • Work with the local teams and advisors to understand the business and the tax issues that arise and need to be managed.
  • Building a relationship with our European Shared Service Centre and the international finance teams to ensure that tax is included in the decision making process where necessary.
  • Work with the employment, VAT, group tax reporting and customs advisors to ensure that any related tax issues are handled correctly.
  • Monitoring the inter-company loan positions with regards to thin capitalisation and ensure withholding tax is properly accounted for on any interest paid under those loans, obtaining treaty clearance in order to apply the lower rate of withholding tax where necessary.
  • Reviewing dividend repatriation opportunities and making these where possible, ensuring that all necessary paperwork is generated to support both the tax computations and dividend payments.

Skills

Technical:
  • Degree qualified and Qualified Accountant or Tax Advisor.
  • Ideally four years’ post-qualification experience in industry.
  • Good working knowledge of the corporate tax regimes in the US and several in Continental Europe.
  • Strong appreciation of how tax fits into the wider business context.

Behavioural:

  • Tenacious.
  • Able to juggle many projects simultaneously.
  • Effective and diplomatic in dealing with colleagues in other countries and departments and with third party advisors.
  • Good communication skills including being able to pitch information at the right level.
  • Able to grow with the role as the group itself grows.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.
  • Working independently with markets without needing detailed support.

Benefits Overview

Dyson monitors the market to ensure competitive salaries and pension contributions. Beyond that, you’ll also enjoy a profit-related bonus, generous leave and life insurance. But financial benefits are only the start of a Dyson career. Rapid professional growth, leadership development and new opportunities abound, driven by regular reviews and dynamic workshops. And with a vibrant culture, flexible working hours, the latest devices and a relaxed dress code reflecting our engineering spirit, it’s an exciting team environment geared to creativity, innovation and ambition.

Posted: 26-Jan-2018

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