Group Tax Manager
Rutherford Cross
November 9, 2023
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Glasgow
Industry and Commerce
Commercial Finance
Salary Guide


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working exclusively with a Global organisation with a base in Glasgow to recruit for the role of Group Tax Manager. The company offer a really exciting package for the role, including high levels of flexibility and work / life balance. This is an in-house Tax role with high levels of interaction across the business to understand commercial developments and the tax impacts.
The role combines mixed tax compliance (corporation tax, VAT) and ad hoc projects / technical queries. It is well-suited to a qualified accountant from a corporate tax background, either coming out of practice into their first industry role or transferring from another industry role. This post offers the responsibility of being the principal tax specialist within the Group and provides opportunities to learn within a dynamic environment.
A summary of the main responsibilities will include:
  • Preparing group current and deferred tax provisions for inclusion in the year-end / interim group and subsidiary accounts
  • Liaising with UK corporate tax advisors to finalise corporate tax returns. Liaising with overseas advisors and bureaus where necessary to facilitate with the finalisation of overseas corporate tax returns
  • Owning Group VAT process, involving review of return preparation and liaising with respective advisors across various jurisdictions to ensure VAT returns are accurate and submitted / paid on a timely basis
  • Calculating transfer pricing recharges in line with Group transfer pricing policy and completing annual country documents, maintaining interco loan agreements across the Group
  • Liaising with advisors to assist with the completion of UK R&D tax claims, estimating RDEC credit for UK group subsidiaries
  • Applying for residency certificates and monitoring compliance across the group, reconciling amounts suffered with treaty rates
  • Assisting on any tax enquiries / inspections across the Group, for example, Corp tax / VAT / Transfer Pricing / PAYE / etc
  • Corporate Criminal Offence (CCO) Ownership of CCO risk register, annual review of group processes and controls to identify any updates to the CCO risk register
The role will also include the opportunity to be involved in a number of interesting projects relating to Corporation Tax, Employment Tax and Tax input into Commercial decision-making.
For this role, the company are seeking a Qualified Accountant or Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA) ideally coming from Corporate Tax background. Experience of preparing IFRS current and deferred Tax accounting disclosures, as well as exposure to other Taxes (VAT, WHT) and relevant corporate tax sub-disciplines (Transfer Pricing, R&D) preferable. The role will suit a proactive individual with good leadership ability who is able to support the Heads of Finance and the CFO.

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