Thursday , May 30 2024

Asos Jobs – Head of Tax

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Job Description:

Our finance function operates at the heart of ASOS. Say goodbye to preconceptions of bean-counters and hello to a multi-functional, business facing department. Our finance team controls the cash within the business and also provides support to the business to help it make decisions to – Lead us to being a global online fashion destination. The finance team is very well respected and recognised here at ASOS. The function plays a huge role in our company performance and they are full of ideas to take that even further with a growing and dynamic team.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for corporation tax compliance along with Group’s R&D tax credit process
  • Accountable for ensuring customs and duty compliance across ASOS’ global operation to enable speed to market of the Group’s products and services
  • Accountable for indirect tax compliance in multiple jurisdictions, including filing of returns, advising on structure and tax planning as well as utilising technology to reduce time spent on compliance activities while maintaining financial control and accuracy of submissions
  • Supporting the Payroll team to ensure that ASOS remains compliant from an employment tax perspective, including responsibility for ensuring the submission of the PSA and oversight of the P11d process
  • Accountable and responsible for all elements of the P&L and Balance Sheet for tax items
  • Defining the Group’s global tax strategy and identifying any direct or indirect tax inefficiencies, along with correcting processes and controls
  • Managing the Group’s global tax risk and minimising the impact of that risk on both ASOS and its customers
  • Accountable for providing tax provisions and supporting disclosures in support of the year end and half year processes, including audit queries and completion
  • Reviewing and developing methods of working and reporting systems to maximise efficiency and reduce tax liabilities wherever possible within the legislative framework
  • Reacting quickly to legislative changes around the globe and ensuring that ASOS build the right systems and processes to ensure that ASOS can remain compliant with legislation

Job Requirements:

  • Ethical team player with good influencing skills and the ability to communicate complex tax matters to a non-tax audience
  • Strong knowledge in international tax matters, particularly in relation to the EU and the US
  • First class communication skills and ability to resolve conflicting interests and obtain co-operation
  • Experience in guiding tax-related projects and process improvement initiatives
  • A proactive and innovative approach to process improvement and simplification
  • A practical and commercial approach to problem solving
  • Strong people skills, with an ability to influence and manage people
  • Ability to work within and across teams, managing different priorities and expectations
  • Confident with offering constructive opportunity to colleagues concerning tax risk and compliance
  • Global tax, regulatory and accounting experience, with specific experience of international Corporate Tax, VAT and Duty/Customs CTA / ACA / ACCA qualified (or equivalent) with a background in IFRS tax accounting

Job Details:

Company: Asos

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Cambridge, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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