Indirect Tax Manager - Maternity Cover
12h ago

Why Superdrug

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.

We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Here's the exciting bit a day includes

A.S.Watson (Health & Beauty UK) Ltd is the UK Group comprising of Health andBeauty retailers, Superdrug Stores plc, Savers Health & Beauty Ltd

Theprimary purpose of the role is to manage the VAT compliance and other indirecttax compliance processes and declarations and general strategy for the UK andROI companies.

Thisis an exciting opportunity for a dynamic VAT professional, with a background inindirect tax compliance, who has ideally already worked within the retailsector.

The candidate should be looking to progress their career in a fast-pacedindustry based role within a successful and profitable business.

Key Responsibilities

Leadthe AS Watson (Health & Beauty UK) Ltd Tax strategy for both Direct andIndirect taxes, with support from Group Tax, and third-party advisers, whereappropriate

Fullresponsibility for Indirect Tax compliance in relation to the UK and ROIbusinesses, including VAT returns, European Sales Lists and Intrastatsubmissions, ensuring that UK & Ireland VAT reporting / paymentrequirements are met on a timely basis

Identifyprocess and system improvements, and driving process change within the businessto enhance the quality of VAT / Intrastat / EC Sales reporting

Leadquarterly meeting of the Tax Committee and co-ordinate the SAO certificationprocess in respect of all taxes including the maintenance of tax risk registers

Workingcollaboratively with Tax Authorities in relation to Indirect tax matters anddealing with enquiries and audits as they arise with support from the wider Taxteam and external advisers

Activelyparticipate and lead in cross functional projects from a VAT / tax perspectivefrom scoping, through to implementation, being the point of contact for queriesacross the business

Ownershipof International Trade compliance processes and customs declarations

Manageand develop a Finance & Tax Analyst


Abilityto build strong relationships, influence and communicate cross functionally atall levels

Personalitytraits of credibility, integrity, initiative, determination, andresults-orientated

Abilityto understand the big picture strategically as well as having an eye fordetail

Ableto challenge the status quo, and look for creative solutions to issues

Self-starterand able to work independently

Strongpeople management skills

Experience and skills

ProfessionalUK VAT qualification with extensive experience of indirect tax exposure

Retailexperience preferable, either in-house or advising retail clients within a Big4 or Mid-Tier Accountancy firm

Handson' approach coupled with in-depth analytical skills

StrongExcel skills preferable

Educatedto degree or equivalent level


Superdrug Head Office, 51 Sydenham Road, CROYDON, CR0 2EU


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