Head of Tax
Thames Valley Housing
2 months ago
The role

About Us

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing has a vision that “everyone has a home and the opportunity to live well”; that means working with partners to create sustainable and vibrant neighbourhoods where our customers want to live. With 57,000 homes and more than 120,000 residents and customers we have a real opportunity to make that vision a reality. Our people care, dare and collaborate to ensure we achieve this People Powered Living.

This role

Reporting to the Director of Financial Services the Head of Tax will have responsibility for ensuring the Tax Strategy and Tax Policy is adhered to across the MTVH Group. They will provide tax risk management, together with deep, technical expertise across corporation tax, VAT, SDLT and CIS in both an advisory and compliance capacity, ensuring the MTVH Group is fully compliant with all tax laws and regulations.

This role will provide the successful candidate with the opportunity to liaise with stakeholders at senior levels in the organisation and provide assurance on tax risk matters to the Board of MTVH.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will have significant and proven tax experience at a senior level (either head of tax or tax director), together with the proven ability to communicate clearly with Board members, senior stakeholders, and explain complex technical issues in plain language. They must have demonstrable ability to exercise judgement in complex tax matters and in negotiating with HMRC. The person will be responsible for ensuring the highest levels of tax compliance across the MTVH group, have a demonstrable commitment to quality and leading a small tax team.

Expected Interview Date: 24 August 2020

What you'll get in return

You’ll be working in a fast-paced environment where you can benefit from our comprehensive in-house training to continue developing your skills. We offer excellent benefits, including:

28 days annual leave plus public holidays and an additional Belief Day, with the option to buy or sell up to 5 days leave
Healthcare cashplan
Matched contribution pension scheme (up to 9%)
Enhanced maternity, paternity and adoption leave
Salary sacrifice schemes and season ticket loans
Life assurance scheme
Paid volunteer days
Plus lots of voluntary benefits including cash back and discounts from high street names

Our promise

All employment decisions at MTVH are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race or religion, sex or sexual orientation.

We are proud to have been recognised by Disability Confident for our commitment to disabled people and those with long term health conditions by providing fair and equal opportunities for all applicants enabling them to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

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Department: Finance

Last updated: August 6, 2020

Job ref: MTVH100049