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Tax Lead - 12 Months Fixed Term Contract


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Oct 7, 2021


London, United Kingdom

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Job Description

As we continue along our strong growth trajectory at Rapha we are looking to hire a highly motivated individual to join the Finance team. The Finance team operates at the heart of Rapha as a multi-functional, business facing department, providing support to the business to help it make decisions and continue our growth as a world class omni-channel retailer.  We are currently seeking to recruit a Tax Specialist within the Finance team to ensure the Company remains compliant with all relevant tax legislation globally. Areas of activity will include researching, analysing and proactively interpreting changing tax legislation in both the UK and overseas.  THE ROLE Indirect tax responsibilities; Review monthly UK VAT submissions made via NAV using making tax digital API Take the lead on indirect tax projects Support the business through the Brexit transition by providing guidance on EU-wide indirect tax matters including de/re-registrations Input into the design of the VAT forecasting model - output will be used as part of internal cash flow forecasting and longer terms Balance Sheet forecasts Assist with the ongoing direct cost work Finance are performing to improve our internal reporting and decision making process for these cost lines Other specialist tax projects to support the business achieve trade efficiencies in the next 6-9 months  Corporation tax responsibilities; Lead a project to overhaul the Rapha Transfer Pricing policy and the resulting intercompany relationships and transactions Staying up to date with regulatory changes from the OECD which may impact the Transfer Pricing policy Point of contact for tax related deliverables and queries from our auditors Team coaching and development; Identify opportunities to coach and upskill the wider Finance team on VAT  Develop and deliver a structured training plan THE CANDIDATE  We are looking for a Candidate who is proactive and determined. We're open to a wide variety of backgrounds and skill sets which may fulfil the requirements in a similar way. Candidates may possess the following skills: CTA qualified  Working knowledge of indirect tax and corporation tax Ability to understand complex and technical business requirements and good project management / planning skills to scope out and manage the required work Understanding of the different types of Incoterms and how these can impact trading for retail businesses Strong communication and influencing skills WORKING AT RAPHA We are continuously looking into ways to invest in our employees and build a better working culture and environment. Here are just some of the internal benefits we offer.  Flexible working hours  Hybrid working with remote working and working at our London office. No meeting Fridays - giving you time back for things like personal development Free barista coffee and Friday afternoon social drinks in the office Monthly department social events and quarterly office social away days We offer a flexible riding benefit to allow you to go out riding on a Wednesday morning with colleagues or learn to cycle to cycling through our Getting Started Scheme.  We offer all our employees a 50% apparel discount An annual clothing allowance  Discounted membership to the Rapha Cycling Club  Company Pension Scheme Enhanced Parental Leave      At Rapha, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds. We are always working to create an environment that is focused on equality, inclusion, empowerment and respect. As part of our continued commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion, we would like to invite you to answer a set of voluntary demographic questions. If you choose to answer, the responses will only be used to help us identify areas for improvement in our hiring process and to measure our efforts to recruit diverse and under-represented talent. Your responses, or your choice not to respond, won’t be associated with your specific application and won’t in any way be used in the hiring decision.  This information will be kept confidential and will be treated according to Rapha’s Privacy Policy, available here.
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