Finance Business Partner (Tax)

Finance Business Partner


Have you gained experience in manufacturing?


Do you have a basic understanding of Tax?


Are you a qualified accountant or equivalent?


MacGregor Black is delighted to partner with a Renowned Global Food Manufacturer known for their commitment to quality, innovation, and sustainability. With a strong presence in the industry, we are seeking a highly skilled Finance Business Partner to join this dynamic finance team. This is a permanent role based in North Yorkshire or North East Lincolnshire.


As the Finance Business Partner, you will be responsible for the monthly UK VAT Group returns and the UK R&D tax incentive claims.


Key Responsibilities


  • UK VAT Group Return Management: Take ownership of the monthly UK VAT Group return, handling both preparation and review responsibilities in a 50:50 split. Ensure accurate and timely submission to tax authorities.
  • Tax GL Accounts and Reconciliation: Monitor, review, and reconcile all tax-related GL accounts, ensuring accuracy and compliance with tax regulations.
  • European Tax Incentive Claims: Manage and coordinate the European R&D and Patent Box tax incentive claims. Act as a business partner and project manager, bridging communication between sites and external advisors handling the claims.
  • Tax Payments and Cashflow Forecasting: Oversee tax payments and cashflow forecasting across Europe to ensure compliance with tax obligations while optimising cash management.
  • Tax Compliance Diary Management: Maintain and manage the tax compliance diary to stay on top of important deadlines and obligations.
  • Financial and Tax Business Partnering: Act as a business partner, providing financial and tax insights for new projects and initiatives across the organisation, ensuring tax considerations are taken into account.
  • Ad Hoc Project Support: Provide support for ad hoc projects as required, contributing your analytical mindset and strong technical ability.


What we are looking for?


  • A part or fully qualified accountant is desired but not essential.
  • Demonstrated excellent technical ability in tax and compliance matters.
  • A proactive self-starter, able to work independently and drive initiatives forward.
  • Strong communication skills and confident decision-making abilities.
  • Ability to build and maintain positive working relationships at all levels within and outside the organisation.
  • Proficiency in various systems and software related to tax and finance.
  • Effective time management skills to meet demanding deadlines.
  • Keen eye for detail and strong attention to detail in tax calculations and compliance matters.
  • Analytical mindset to analyse financial data and provide valuable insights.


Competitive salary + benefits.


Please contact Carl Maw for more information today.

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Carl Maw

Carl Maw

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