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Group Head of Tax – Telecoms

  • Location: Americas
  • Job Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Industry: IT & Telecomms
  • Job Source: EU3-1492
  • Job Source: External

Group Head of Tax 

Our client is a leading telecommunications company with a strong presence in the Americas. With a commitment to excellence and innovation, we are seeking a Group Head of Tax to join our Group Finance Function and play a crucial role in guiding our tax strategy and compliance efforts.

Role Overview: As the Group Head of Tax, you will be a senior member of the Group Finance Function, serving as a strategic advisor to the Group CFO, CEO, and executive team. You will oversee all tax matters across the Group’s operations, ensuring compliance with tax obligations and providing expert guidance on tax-related business decisions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a strategic thought partner to executive leadership on tax matters impacting business decisions.
  • Oversee all tax matters across the Group’s operations in the Americas.
  • Manage a team of Tax Managers, Direct Tax Analysts, and an Indirect Tax Controller.
  • Ensure compliance with tax obligations in all jurisdictions and liaise with tax authorities and professional advisors as needed.
  • Provide leadership and expertise in dealing with complex tax matters and implementing tax strategies.
  • Collaborate with Finance and Tax Technology teams to leverage tools and systems for efficient tax compliance and reporting.
  • Stay abreast of changes in tax laws and regulations across jurisdictions and advise on potential impacts to the business.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives in tax processes, systems, and controls.

Requirements: To excel in this role, you should possess:

  • Professional Accounting and Tax qualifications.
  • Leadership and management experience in an in-house tax function of a large multinational organization.
  • A minimum of 15 years of progressive experience, with at least 3 years as a financial leader in a complex multi-location service business.
  • Experience dealing with tax authorities and professional advisors on complex tax matters.
  • Strong knowledge of tax compliance requirements in multiple jurisdictions.
  • Prior experience working with Finance and Tax Technology tools.
  • Relevant industry expertise in Telecommunications is a plus.

Location and Benefits: This is a permanent position with a negotiable base salary, and benefits will vary depending on the location of the base. 
Please contact dvoice@eutopiaonline.com for more details.

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