Finance Manager

Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire Salary: £45 - £49 per hour
Sector: Pharmaceuticals Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Sam Davies

Finance Manager

Finance Manager needed for a multinational Pharmaceutical organisation based in Maidenhead who are looking to employ an experienced Finance Manager with an in-depth knowledge of VAT, internationally.

The successful Finance Manager will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will receive a payrate of up to £49.50 per hour.

What the role entails: This role is an integral part of the EAME Centre of Excellence and is an outstanding opportunity for a Tax analyst to join a multinational company. The role is responsible for timely and accurate preparation and submission of the countries' Indirect Tax return.

Some of the main duties of the Finance Manager will include:

* Ensure compliance with state and local indirect tax laws and regulations, being the expert for your selected countries
* Manage the completion of the VAT, Intrastat and Other Tax returns, working with fiscal reps as required.
* Manage all the month/quarter/year end activities performed on time.
* To assist with the management of indirect tax audits conducted by state and local tax authorities.
* Implement modifications to systems in response to Indirect tax changes.
* Work with the Local Country COE Tax colleagues on Indirect Tax queries and changes.
* SAP VAT power user.
* Drive process improvements end to end, both system and manual
* Review/prepare indirect tax balance sheet reconciliations t as the first point of escalation for database support to the 24x7 operation of the production environment ensuring that Service Delivery meets the required standard.
* Deliver professional 2nd-3rd line database support, performing in-depth root cause analysis or request fulfilment.
* Installation, administration & maintenance of SQL Server instances.
* Setup environments for use within the end to end software delivery lifecycle.
* Create users & assign permissions based on the level of database access the user would need.
* Define, design & implement control procedures to maintain "fit for use" access model.
* Continuous improvement of database backup and restoration strategy.
* Monitoring of backup completion and continuous improvement identification.
* Troubleshoot various problems arising in day-to-day work and fix these issues.

What you need to be the successful Finance Manager:

* Fully qualified accountant or an international qualified accountant equivalent, with 2-8 years post qualified financial experience
* Fluent English essential.
* Other languages within the EAME region advantageous.
* Minimum of 6 years work experience within financial environment with a minimum of 3 years indirect tax experience
* Experience in communicating with senior management and with multiple business partners
* People-management experience
* Takes personal responsibility for delivering results
* Demonstrates a clear bias for action on priorities
* Works to keep updated on the Tax legislation
* Seeks opportunities to learn and grow professionally
* Shows an appreciation for the talent and potential in others
* Accepts responsibility for and learns from his/her own mistakes
* Demonstrates ability to work with teams and individuals
* Actively seeks feedback
* Bounces back quickly from disappointments and mistakes; learns and moves on quickly

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Finance Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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