UK TAX Manager (14 month Maternity cover) - London

  • Posting Date: 08-10-2019
  • Vacancy number: 23188
At a glance

The UK tax function is the primary source of tax advice for ABN AMRO in the UK. The function also has tax compliance responsibilities across business lines and entities. 

Your job

Mission of the Department Manage the UK Tax position and risks of the ABN AMRO Group through:  

  • Proactively advising and assisting all UK business lines in all tax related matters
  • Ensuring that the UK operates within the Group’s tax risk appetite and that a transparent, open relationship is maintained with HMRC
  • Ensuring compliance with all UK filing obligations across all direct and indirect taxes.
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with Group Tax and UK business lines
  • To ensure that the UK Tax function is trusted and respected by all internal and external stakeholders
  • The UK Tax Manager reports to the UK Head of Tax. The responsibilities of UK tax are broad due to the varied business lines and ABN AMRO UK being part of a wider international group;
  • The UK tax function has responsibility for advising all UK business lines on all corporate tax related matters including corporation tax, VAT, WHT and stamp duty, transfer pricing, payroll taxes, banking taxes, operational taxes (CRS), international tax

  Objective of the Function

  • The main objective of the UK tax function is to ensure that ABN AMRO UK discharges its responsibilities towards internal and external stakeholders in an efficient and effective manner for all tax related matters.
  • Undertaking UK tax compliance work in an efficient and timely manner across corporation tax, employment tax and stamp taxes in line with statutory requirements and Group risk management governance, policy and procedures
  • Taking responsibility for monthly financial reporting of UK group entities’ tax figures
  • Preparation of tax disclosures within UK financial statements and liaison with external auditors and colleagues in head office
  • Management of companies’ tax positions in an optimal way, making tax elections as appropriate
  • Participation in advising and assisting the businesses and supporting functions in all tax related matters as agreed with the UK Head of Tax
  • Build relationships with UK businessess and strengthen business knowledge (banking and commercial finance)
  • Ensure that the UK’s tax processes and procedures reflect changes to legislation,internal policy and changes to ABN AMRO’s UK businesses
  • Ensure that ABN AMRO UK operates in a tax efficient manner subject to the Group’s tax risk appetite
  • Keep up to date on UK tax technical changes and developments
Working Enviroment

ABN AMRO is a Dutch Bank offering a full range of services to retail, private, commercial and merchant banking clients. We are also active internationally in a number of specialist activities, such as Corporate and Commercial Banking, Asset Based Finance and Clearing. The culture we aim for within the Bank is one in which we strive to strengthen our clients’ position. Our success is based on our  client’s success. We want clients to perceive us as a trusted partner, professional and ambitious - our core values. At ABN AMRO UK we follow the Banks global strategy. We always aim to put our customers first and to create sustainable, long-term value for all our stakeholders – customers, shareholders, employees and society at large; it is our people that we rely on to help us achieve this ambition. We concentrate on our strategic priorities:Client focusInvest in our futureMaintain a moderate risk profileSelectively grow our businessesImprove profitability ABN AMRO UK is part of the Corporate Banking business line and operates the following businesses in the UK:Corporate and Institutional Banking – which includes  Corporate Banking, Clearing Global Markets - Sales & Trading, Escrow & Settlement, and Financial InstitutionsCommercial Banking which includes Asset Based Finance and International Desk, which provides transactional banking services
 Our business lines are supported by a number of functions such as Risk, Compliance, Legal, IT, Finance (Including Tax), Business Management and Human Resources. We currently employ approx. 380 individuals in the UK.

Your profile
  • ACA or CTA qualified tax professional with a minimum of 1-2 years PQE in financial services
  • Knowledge of UK tax legislation and case law, (particularly corporation and employment tax)
  • Practical experience of preparing corporation tax (preferred) and employment tax (PSA) returns
  • Understanding of financial services products and tax matters associated with these and wider cross border activities including transfer pricing, thin cap, in-pat/ex-pat issues and WHT
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Experience of managing a wide range of stakeholders

Are you interested?   Please apply via the button below.For more information please contact Niki Champion, Senior Resourcing Partner,, +44 203 192 9342.