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Head of Tax

REF J43154
Location: Dublin City
Employment Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable

Head of Tax

Our client is a global insurance organisation based in Dublin city centre, they now are looking to hire a Head of Tax. The successful candidate will manage all local and cross-border taxation issues and obligations in relation to both corporate and policyholder taxes. This role reports to Chief Financial Officer.

The job:

•Build an effective team within the wider finance department
•Be the primary person responsible for the design of appropriate processes to ensure the smooth operation of all company and policyholder tax related issues
•Ensure that the company’s own tax obligations are met
•Review potential tax saving opportunities at the corporate level
•Keeps the business updated for any changes in tax law and revenue guidance
•Assist with new product and market development
•Identify tax planning opportunities at policyholder and company level
•Liaise with Group, as appropriate, in relation to tax matters
•Provide regular update to Board of Directors on relevant tax matters

The candidate:

•A qualified accountant with at least 5-10 years post qualification experience
•Tax Experience gained within the Financial Services Industry and preferably within the Insurance sector
•Proven track record in implementing a control focused environment to minimise tax risk
•Ability to work on own initiative and take ownership for all assignments and bring to conclusion
•Show a willingness to assume additional responsibilities and tasks
•Display initiative and take a proactive approach to work
•Excellent organizational and time management skills
•Strong communication skills

For a more detailed job spec, contact Anne Keys and send an updated CV to

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