Tax Manager, open to flexibility

London (Greater)
10 Mar 2017
24 Mar 2017
Contract Type

Basic qualifications: 
• Qualified ACA or Equivalent
• Experience in IFRS and UKGAAP Principles
• UK Tax experience
• Accounting expertise
• Flexible individual, who is able to provide pragmatic tax advice


Preferred qualifications: 
• Pharma Industry experience


GSK are a science-led global healthcare company. We research and develop a broad range of innovative products in three primary areas of Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare, dedicated to our mission to help people do more, feel better & live longer. We have a significant global presence with commercial operations in more than 150 countries, a network of 86 manufacturing sites in 36 countries and large R&D centres in the UK, USA, Spain, Belgium and China.
We currently have an exciting opportunity within ViiV Healthcare, our global specialist HIV company dedicated to delivering advances in treatment and care for people living with HIV. 

The Tax Manager role will assist the Head of Tax and Tax Director with the day to day running of the group’s tax affairs, ensuring compliance obligations are met and the group’s ETR and tax risks are appropriately managed. ViiV is established as a small dynamic team and working with the ViiV commercial, accounting, legal and supply chain will be a key aspect.

Key Responsibilities:

Tax planning and partnering with the business - Monitoring changes in the tax environment, for example BEPS project and challenges around the patent box, in order to understand their impact on the group.

M&A - Business Development and Corporate Development projects – work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to develop projects and ensure they are structured in a commercial and tax efficient manner. 

Forecasting - Work closely with the business to develop forecasts, both so that tax numbers can be reflected in order for tax payments and dividend flows to be forecasted. 

Transfer pricing - Assist the Tax Director with developing and maintaining the group’s transfer pricing strategy and policies, including responsibility for the preparation of any intercompany recharges or profit adjustments required. 

Compliance and Reporting - Become the day to day contact point for our compliance outsource providers (KPMG) to support them in their work on preparing tax disclosures and computations, including initial review of their output.

What we offer:

At GSK we are all inspired by the difference we make and challenge ourselves every day to improve the lives of patients and consumers. That’s why we have created an environment where everyone feels valued, able to develop, contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve.

To support you in achieving your role and career ambitions you’ll be given the opportunity to:

• Play an important role in delivering our mission
• Be an essential part of diverse, global team
• Develop others as part of your own professional growth

You’ll also receive a competitive salary package including on target bonus, shares, private medical insurance, Company Pension Plan, 26 days annual holiday, private healthcare option, bonus scheme and a share purchase scheme plus a personalized career development pathway.

Interested in Joining the Team?

Take a look at the requirements and apply via our online portal using your cover letter and CV to tell us more about you and why you’re the perfect person for the role.

The closing date will be the 17th of March.

Please note:  If you require an adjustment for a disability, once you are selected for interview you may contact:

Thank you for your interest in this opportunity.



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