Job Title:  Manager - Corporate Tax Specialist

Job Number:  15688

Country: United Kingdom
Function: Finance
Level: Experienced Professional
Appointment Type: Permanent

We are currently recruiting for a Corporate Tax Manager to be based in our HQ in London, reporting to the Head of Corporate Tax UK. 


The role is within the head office Tax Department responsible for group tax management. The role is in a UK tax role but with an international dimension due to the nature of the UK groups role in the business.  
The person will provide corporate tax support/advice/management for the UK’s next generation product business, RDEC, Patent Box, Exception process, DPT, facilitation of tax evasion and project work. 


Role Responsibilities


RDEC compliance process

•    Project manage service providers and R&D functions (including NGP) to ensure we claim our full entitlement to RDEC claims.
•    Assist with collection and maintenance of supporting evidence to validate claims with HMRC.
•    Ensure claims are correctly included in UK company computations.
•    Forecasting for R&D claims


•    Reasonableness check for 'NGP' company computations
•    UK profit forecasting for NGP
•    Ensure that UK NGP company’s accounting records can support tax compliance. This should initially be done as part of SAO process, the establishment of which predated NGP 
•    Recommend and implement any UK company restructuring for NGP
•    Organise bi annual NGP Tax Committee


Criminal Practices Act
•    Lead for tax departments involvement in compliance with Criminal Practices Act, principally assessing whether the group has adequate tax management process’ and controls. 


Patent Box Lead
•    Responsible for all UK Patent Box Deductions. This involves maintenance and claiming of current deductions, optimising position for the future and providing forcast information.


BATUKE Governance
•    Monitoring decision making process’ in one of the groups traders to ensure appropriate decisions are being made in correct place. 


LAT Committee
•    Tax department representative on the committee that manages document retention.


•    Groups technical lead for DPT.


Multilateral instruments/beneficial ownership
•    Develop the groups tax managements process’ to reflect developing environment of Multilateral instruments and interpretation of beneficial ownership.  


Exceptions Governance 
•    Manage the process of ‘exceptions’ to groups TP policies. 
•    Royalty & management fee waivers and support costs.
•    Collect applications for ‘exceptions’ from the business, arrange ‘exception committees’, report decision to other senior group governance forums 

Ad hoc project support
•    Will be required to participate in ad hoc initiatives as they arise.


•    Professional accountancy and/or tax qualification
•    An understanding UK Corporate Tax
•    Post qualification experience in a tax department of a professional firm or industry
•    Ambitious to develop career within a multinational company
•    Needs to deliver objectives without close supervision
•    Needs to interact with and influence others within department, company, advisors & HMRC.
•    Ability to challenge and innovate, whether to deliver financial benefits or process improvements



British American Tobacco is one of the world’s leading multinational companies, with brands sold in over 200 markets, made in 44 factories in 42 countries.

We are proud that we are consistently among the top 5 companies on the London Stock Exchange.

Our portfolio includes our world-famous Global Drive Brands – Dunhill, Kent, Lucky Strike, Pall Mall and Rothmans – along with many other leading international brands, such as Vogue, Peter Stuyvesant and State Express 555.

Alongside our traditional tobacco business, we are also developing products that offer consumers potentially less risky alternatives to regular cigarettes. Our Next Generation Products are already leading the way in the Industry of vapour and tobacco heating devices. We continue to develop a solid portfolio of consumer solutions which already include well known global brands like Vype, glo and Voke.

Contractual Legal Entity: BAT (Holdings) Ltd (GB70)

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