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Corporation Tax Assistant Manager

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About the Team.

Our purpose is simple. We create and protect the future of the Very Group. And we do it by innovating in finance. We’re more than number-crunchers. 

We work in an agile way to create change fast. We care about outcomes, not perfection. 

We create high-performing teams made up of the right people, whatever department they’re from. It means we always offer new experiences. 

And we do it because we value personal development. Whether it’s through our mentoring programme, our learning guilds or the challenges and opportunities we rise to every day, we help everyone grow.

About the Role.

As we look to reinvent our approach to embedding Tax within the business, there couldn’t be a more exciting time to be joining The Very Group Tax team. As a key team member, you will be responsible for maintaining compliance with group’s corporation tax obligations and corporation tax cash flows.

Key Responsibilities

  • Delivering overall global corporation tax compliance including preparation of tax returns and group reporting requirements
  • Preparing accurate income tax disclosures within the financial statements
  • Ensuring the accuracy of tax forecasting
  • Ensuring appropriate tax governance
  • Providing effective, timely business advisory service

About you.

We are seeking a passionate, ambitious and down-to-earth individual who is looking for an environment where they will have the opportunity to accelerate their knowledge, skills and development within a high performing team.

We are also looking for the below skills & knowledge.

  • Tax and or accounting qualification (eg. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CTA) with 2/3+ years PQE
  • Corporation tax knowledge of UK headed groups with global presence ideally in a listed environment
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge with experience in accounting for income taxes, with the ability to review new legislation and ascertain the impact of any changes in accounting and reporting legislation on the Group.
  • Strong self-starter with desire to improve processes and implement appropriate change
  • Proven interest in learning a business quickly and ability to take an overall view as well as delving into areas of specific detail where needed.
  • Strong project management and change management skills including a strong ability and confidence to hold others to account
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to analyse data and identify emerging issues and trends from incomplete data

Why join us?

  • Grow with us: We’re part of three huge industries (retail, tech and financial services), which means we offer plenty of opportunities to build a career as unique as you are.
  • Feel included: We love to stay connected; our weekly virtual meetings bring the whole finance team together, and our cross-finance squads welcome and bring everyone's unique perspectives and skills together to deliver for our customers.
  • Feel well, work well: Our hybrid working model is here to stay. Enjoy the flexibility of making the working week work for you, and take advantage of our wellness programmes that help you feel great at work.
  • Make good things happen: We love to support our charity partner and personal charity links through a jam-packed events calendar, meaning there's lots to get involved in.

Benefits

Some of our benefits

  • Flexible, hybrid working model with option for part-time (30 hours)
  • £6,500 flexible benefits allowance to suit your needs
  • 30 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Bonus potential (performance and business-related)
  • Up to 25% discount on Very.co.uk

How to apply

Please note that the talent acquisition team are managing this vacancy directly, and if successful in securing this role, you may be required to undertake a credit, CIFAS and CRB check.

What happens next?

Our talent acquisition team will be in touch if you’re successful so keep an eye on your emails! We’ll arrange a short call to learn more about you, as well as answer any questions you have. If it feels like we’re a good match, we’ll share your CV with the hiring manager to review, and then be in touch to move to the interview process. Our interview process is tailored to each role and can be in-person and remotely. We will always look to make the adjustments you need to bring your best self to interview.

About us

We’re The Very Group – home to Very.co.uk and a 3,250-strong team of super talented people, all passionate about making good things easily accessible to more people so they can live life well. We combine amazing brands and products with flexible payment options that help people say yes when it matters most.

Equal opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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