UK (Hybrid) - International Tax Manager, Finance

Term: Permanent
Reports to: Head of UKIME Group Tax
Practice group: Finance
Location: UK (Hybrid)
Purpose of role

The position of International Tax Manager is within the Partnership Tax Team in the Finance Department of Dentons UK and Middle East LLP. The International Tax Manager will work alongside the UK Tax Manager reporting to the Head of UKIME Group Tax with the potential for the team to expand to include Tax associates/assistants and an Indirect Tax lead.

The International Tax Manager will take responsibility for all non-UK related tax compliance matters including non-UK partnership tax computations and overseeing corporate/income tax returns for entities in the Middle East, Egypt, and Ireland.  This role will work closely with the UK Tax Manager and collaborate on mobility/remote working queries and lead on the adherence and reporting under transfer pricing legislation. 

Responsibilities

Compliance

  • Oversee and manage the efficient completion of all Firm’s tax compliance obligations for the non-UK based entities (within Dentons UKIME Group) including income and corporation tax computations and returns, tax balances in statutory accounts, tax provisioning, payroll, double tax relief claims, and tax payments.
  • Liaising with relevant tax authorities where appropriate.
  • Lead on the adherence and reporting under transfer pricing legislation and collaborate with the UK Tax Manager for UK transfer pricing purposes.

Advisory

  • Responsibility for the tax strategy of Dentons UKIME international operations and interaction with the Firm's overall position.
  • Collaborating with the UK Tax Manager and external advisors on other significant taxation policies, documentation, and implementation.
  • Assessment of the impact of new legislation on the Firm and putting in place measures to effectively manage the tax risks and impact.
  • Work with the UK Tax Manager on global mobility and remote working queries.
  • Liaising with colleagues from a non-tax background, both within the finance team and the wider business, to ensure tax is understood and factored into decision-making across the business.
  • Opportunity to collaborate with colleagues and external advisors on tax planning and analysis queries e.g., partner hoc tax queries, capital/cash repatriation, cross-border transactions, new offices/operations/legal structures, and various ad hoc projects for the firm.
  • Assisting Fee earners and the Finance team with efficient structuring of client billing and revenue remittance arrangements (e.g. withholding tax matters) to maximize the profitability of transactions.
Required experience, skills and attributes
  • Good Excel skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Methodical approach to work with a strong focus on accuracy 
  • Can clearly explain problems and issues to others and contribute to their resolution
  • Able to prioritize and multi-task, particularly when working under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Able to interact positively and confidently at all levels, including with partners and the management team, and a good team player
  • A flexible and proactive approach to work
  • Can demonstrate confidence and resilience to overcome obstacles to deliver what is required
  • Experience working in a law firm or a professional services environment would be an advantage
  • Ideally CTA, ACA, CA, or equivalent.

How we work

This is a Hybrid role – your place of work is one of our offices, however, there is no minimum (or maximum) number of days you must work from this office. We give you the freedom to decide with your team how efficiently and effectively you can deliver the best service to our clients, work with your colleagues, and progress your own personal development whilst recognizing the need to adjust plans where circumstances require. We encourage you to discuss this with our recruitment team and your interviewers to see how the team you are interviewing with is working. You will have an allowance to create a workspace in your own home, as well as the kit to utilize the desks at any of our offices.

The firm

Dentons is the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner, and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Global Referral Network. Dentons' polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work. www.dentons.com.

Diversity & Inclusion

Essential to our success as a global law firm is our ability to attract and retain the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We want a work environment where everyone can reach their potential and we have an inclusive culture that respects individual differences.

We undertake and support a number of internal and external initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession and we encourage all our partners and staff to get involved. We welcome you to learn more about diversity and inclusion at Dentons.

Equal opportunities

Dentons is committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and support those in the workplace who have a disability. Any disability disclosure will be dealt with confidentially and sensitively and if you want to speak directly to a member of our team, please email recruitment.matters@dentons.com.

 

Important update regarding job applications:

As part of program of continued global investment in our people, the Firm is switching to a new job application system on February 20th, 2023.

This role may be reposted on February 20th. If so, it will include a note of this reference number: AH1916 to allow you to avoid duplicate applications.

If you have any questions you can read more here https://www.dentons.com/en/careers/careers-in-the-united-kingdom or contact the team at recruitment.matters@dentons.com if you require any assistance.

 

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

If you are interested in applying for this position, we welcome direct applications via our careers page, but if you have any questions beforehand please email recruitment.matters@dentons.comEnquiries only please, applications will not be accepted via email.

Please note that we will not accept unsolicited CVs sent to the business, nor will we accept any associated terms of business.