Head of Tax

University of Cambridge - Finance Division

We are looking to appoint a Head of Tax for the University. Reporting to the Director of Finance the Head of Tax will be responsible for tax and tax-related compliance and strategy for the University, working closely with the local tax teams of Cambridge Assessment and Cambridge University Press. The role maintains and manages the University's relationship with HMRC and other jurisdictions.

Assisted by and leading a small team, and engaging external advice as required the post-holder will ensure compliance across a range of taxes - VAT and other indirect, international and corporate, and employment taxes - and design and implement tax strategies for projects such as property developments and new academic ventures in the UK and internationally.

This is a complex role requiring strong technical tax knowledge and the ability to establish networks though the University group to ensure that the tax position is optimised and compliance requirements met.

Applicants will be educated to degree level or equivalent and hold Chartered Tax Adviser qualification or experience to this level.

This advertisement is a continuation from the previous advertisement of the vacancy.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a basic disclosure (criminal records check) check and a security check.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/15855. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 5th February 2018

Please quote reference AG14095 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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