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Group Tax Manager

Group Tax ManagerMorson GroupHQ – Manchester, M50 1RD With a unique 50-year heritage of innovative recruitment Morson are a diverse group with an outstanding reputation for delivering consultancy, design, technology, training and people solutions around the world.  With revenues of almost £1bn, and offices across the world, we place people into employment with some of the world’s biggest brands.Even as a business of true scale, we keep it personal and consistently go the extra mile. As a family, we celebrate the good times together and we look after each other.  We are technical innovators with people at our heart. We are ambitious for you and we care.We have an exciting opportunity for a Group Tax Manager here at our HQ in Manchester. This person will manage Group compliance with UK and overseas taxes, monitoring associated risk and keeping the Directors appropriately appraised. This role supports the Morson Group and additional recruitment businesses associated with the Group.This opportunity is ideally suitable for someone with a Recruitment/Managed Service/Shared Service environment who has insight into the challenges within this kind of environment.The role would suit a Manager or Senior Manager wanting to move their tax career forward from Practice to Industry - advising domestic and international businesses, or equally someone working in Industry looking for a change.UK taxesUK tax governanceConsider at all times the Group’s position under HMRC’s business risk review regime – a key aim of this role is to maintain a low-risk rating with HMRCMaintain a positive working relationship and act as key point of contact with Group HMRC CCM. Act as a point of contact between the Group and HMRC in resolving queries and assisting HMRC with inquiries as requiredReview and manage the Group’s obligations under the CCO regime, ensuring compliance both with the UK and overseas requirements.Actively maintain the Tax Risk Register.Co-ordinate the SAO process, work with Group Finance & Compliance Directors to provide critical assurance to the SAO (CFO) and recommending actions as required.Preparation and publication of online annual tax strategy document.UK tax compliance Corporation taxManage UK compliance process and tax accounting disclosures in conjunction with external advisorsPrepare Group CIR calculations and review with external advisorsAssist the Group FD with Group payment on account calculationsIndirect tax – Work with Group finance teams to ensure timely and accurate completion/submission of all Group VAT returns. Review processes and returns (at appropriate intervals to provide assurance) Employment taxes Work with Group HR to prepare and review Group P11DsWork with Group Finance teams to prepare/review Group PSAs, ensuring all available reliefs are utilised to optimise the tax positionSupport the Financial Operations Manager/ wider Group payroll managers/ HR with PAYE/ NI queries as requiredEnsure timely and accurate tax payments and filings UK tax advisory Actively review the operations of the Group against available tax reliefs, continually working to optimise the Group’s tax positionManage the Group’s R&D claims process, ensuring accuracy of claims and sufficiency of supporting informationAssist the Group with M&A and restructuring/ financing activity as requiredKeep the senior leadership team appraised of key tax developments, in particular through participation in regular legislation steering committee meetingsAssist the Group in preparation for key legislative changes International taxes Overseas tax complianceEnsure timely submissions of overseas tax returns, working with overseas finance teams where required/availableAct as a point of contact for the Group with overseas tax advisors, managing the Group relationship and ensuring kept up to date with relevant law changesBe key finance contact for setups and liquidations of overseas subsidiaries/ branches etc, liaising with in-country professional advisors and service providers to ensure full compliance with local taxes and regulations.Work with advisors to manage the Group’s withholding tax obligations Transfer pricing Work with advisors to review/optimise the Group’s tax position with regards to funding, including UK and overseas thin capitalisation requirementsReview the Group management charge calculation matrix and assist the finance team with calculations as requiredEnsure timely and accurate submission of the Group’s country by country reportMaintain and manage Transfer Pricing documentation and compliance Contractor compliance Assist the UK Compliance Director in ensuring employment tax compliance within the UK contractor base e.g., IR35, CIS, T&S, etcSupport the UK Recruitment teams in overseas placements – driving compliance whilst remaining commercial in approach, dealing directly with clients and candidates if requiredReview and report on overseas placements – quarterly report to the Board and weekly/regular checks of new bookings. Agree changes if any engagements not considered compliantManage the international PSL of overseas management companies, undertaking sample checking and ensuring compliance. OtherAd hoc support as required by the Directors, within areas of expertise.Experience and skills required: ACA, CA, CTA, ACCA or equivalent qualified with strong corporate tax and accounting knowledgeAbility to develop, coach and lead staff, as well as manage stakeholdersStrong interpersonal skills are required in addition to strong oral and written communication skillsWell-developed analytical skills and a commercial approach to resolving issues and providing advicePro-active in identifying and progressing business opportunities for the long-term benefit of both KPMG and the clientAbility to multi-task – to manage a wide range of projects and relationshipsHigh level of drive and enthusiasm with a positive attitudeAbility and willingness to keep up to date and develop technical knowledgeInquisitive with attention to detailPractical approach to problem solvingWillingness to adapt and be helpful to other areas of the businessStrong technical skillsDrive and curiosity are essential Come from any background, industry or sector, if you have the right attitude, some great experience and a desire to be part of our award-winning team, we’d love to hear from you.Morson Talent is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity. In order to apply for this role, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.The Morson Group is signed up to the Jobcentre employment service’s ‘Disability Confident Scheme’. This means that any applicant considering themselves to have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification) will be guaranteed an interview.We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to reflect the local community.Due to the number of applications we receive, it’s not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Recruitment Administrator

Morson are the UK’s leading technical recruitment agency, with over 40 years’ experience, a turnover in excess of £800 million and offices across the world, we supply engineers and technical expertise to some of the world’s biggest brands.We are looking for a driven, enthusiastic Recruitment Administrator to join our team based at our Head office in Trafford Park. Supporting our busy team, the purpose of this role is to provide an efficient and effective administration support service. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Liaising with contractors and candidates on a day to day basisSupporting the team with any recruitment activitiesMaintaining the candidate database and associated recordsReceiving and handling incoming queries via email and telephoneScanning and electronic filing of relevant documentsLiaising with payroll and billing departments at Head Office in order to administer the payroll processGeneric administration dutiesAny other ad-hoc duties as required The suitable candidate for this role will have excellent organisational and communication skills, the ability to work to deadlines, and excellent attention to detail. Previous experience in a fast-paced administration role is essential. Ideally, we are looking for someone with experience in a recruitment environment. Other essential skills and experience are: Excellent Microsoft package experience including word, excel and outlookStrong communicator and interpersonal skillsAbility to manage challenging workloadFlexible and adaptable approachProven experience within a fast paced office environmentTeam playerCan-do attitude Commitment and hard work is rewarded with a competitive salary, 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays), great benefits, an employee health and wellbeing programme. Our company culture is second-to-none, with a real family ethos and focus on looking after every single employee.Morson International is an equal opportunities employer and respects diversity. In order to apply for this role, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK.The Morson Group is committed to equal opportunities.The Morson Group is signed up to the Jobcentre employment service’s ‘Disability Confident Scheme’. This means that any applicant considering themselves to have a disability and who meet the essential criteria for the job (see person specification) will be guaranteed an interview.We are actively seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to reflect the local communityDue to the number of applications we receive, it’s not always possible to contact unsuccessful applicants. Unless you hear from us within 14 days of your application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

Project Control Lead

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Project Control Lead to join the team with our prestigious client BAE SystemsJob Description As a Senior project Controller you will ensure CAM and Operational area scope of work is defined and maintained. This role will involve assisting the technical work package leads, Operations’ Managers and CAM in developing and maintaining project level plans and reports and establishing the project control processes, enabling you to take responsibility and prioritise your own workload. T&E Project Control team work as a Central team supporting 4 Warton based Operational areas, 1 at Brough and 1 at Filton. Ensuring establishment and adherence to project control processes, including Earned Value Management, Risk Management and the use of robust reporting of achievement Reviewing project performance, including decision-making and out turn predictions based on trend analysis Managing project change through the formal Baseline Change Process Supporting the CAM and Operations’ Manager in developing a robust quarterly forecast for each project Supporting Head of T&E and Operations’ Manager, in managing the cost base (review, re forecast, etc.) Through to Project Closure. As a Senior project Controller you will ensure CAM and Operational area scope of work is defined and maintained. This role will involve assisting the technical work package leads, Operations’ Managers and CAM in developing and maintaining project level plans and reports and establishing the project control processes, enabling you to take responsibility and prioritise your own workload. T&E Project Control team work as a Central team supporting 4 Warton based Operational areas, 1 at Brough and 1 at Filton. Ensuring establishment and adherence to project control processes, including Earned Value Management, Risk Management and the use of robust reporting of achievement Reviewing project performance, including decision-making and out turn predictions based on trend analysis Managing project change through the formal Baseline Change Process Supporting the CAM and Operations’ Manager in developing a robust quarterly forecast for each project Supporting Head of T&E and Operations’ Manager, in managing the cost base (review, re forecast, etc.) Through to Project Closure. Responsibilities The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following: Knowledge and experience of applying a range of Project Control processes and tool sets for example: • Planning and schedule management and management reporting within a project environment. • Knowledge and practical experience of the application of Earned Value Management, including the ability to analyse data to support variance reporting and use of the data to support forecasting • Knowledge of project control reporting standards and practices and practical experience of developing CAM reporting packs • Understanding of R&O management principles combined with practical experience of the process of defining and managing R&Os in a project environment. • Applied knowledge of project forecasting techniques and change management processes. • Knowledge of Commercial, Finance and Procurement processes and practical experience of their interrelationships with project control processes. • Understand and interpret resourcing data to help inform Operation’s Manager The Individual In addition the candidate will Financial Responsibility: The job holder is responsible for being able to provide advice and assistance in the control of budgets within the CAM. The job holder should have awareness of the cost implications of their own actions, and seek to question working practices and processes to ensure maximum efficiency within the role. Business and Customer Awareness: The job holder is required to have awareness of internal Customers, UK Customers, internal and external suppliers, UK and International partners, and other divisions of BAE Systems The following is essential : Good people and stakeholder management skills Ability to work with the Capability teams to extract Project Control data / Information / statuses Ability to work effectively in a team and complete defined tasks with less need for direction from line management Ability to put forward own recommendations to influence others Demonstrate ability to provide support and coaching to other team members Ability to work autonomously with little support from management, and demonstrate proactive approach to workload Approaches work with a can-do attitude Communication skills - Oral: exchange of factual information, responding to enquiries, providing simple explanations, providing advice/discussing ideas on a daily basis. Will need to be able to chair and lead reviews. Written: layouts, non-standard communication, originating reports on a weekly basis originating materials for others Performing the job: - the job holder will typically need to have contact and interaction with others in the operational area and within T&E. Contacts are also made with their own work group. Further contacts are made with their own manager. Detailed working knowledge of project management / project control processes Practical experience of project control including planning and schedule management, principals, concepts and management reporting within CAM / project environment Knowledge and practical experience of the application of Earned Value Management and root cause analysis Excellent IT skills (excel predominately) The candidate must be good with Microsoft Office Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook Communication, Team Working and Motivation are Essential Recognising the restricted nature of the work  there is a requirement for the candidate to be eligible to obtain Security Clearance for this role.

Project Management Professional

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Project Management Professional to join the team with our prestigious client BAE SystemsJob Description This role will report into the F35 Production PMO Project Manager based at the Samlesbury site. To work as part of the core F35 LRIP (Low Rate Initial Production) Air Vehicle Project Integration Team, responsible for undertaking comprehensive project control related activities on production contracts. Responsibilities also include EVMS planning, analysis and reporting, planning and schedule management, baseline change management, Work Authorisation (WA), CSR preparation, support of quality metrics and reports and other general project control duties as required. The role holder will be responsible for supporting effective integration of processes and toolsets in a multi-contract, multi delivery stream environment. Responsibilities • Drive continuous improvement activities with respect to Earned Value (EV), planning and risk processes and the toolsets used within the team and across the programme • Processing, integration and production of project control performance data within a core programme office environment • Lead generation of Customer and Management reports involving programme and project level data • Maintenance of toolsets and databases that hold programme EV and risk and opportunity data • Processing and analysis of data using project control planning and analysis toolsets i.e. COBRA • Investigation of cost and schedule variances and identification of corrective actions and Baseline Change Requests (BCRs) as appropriate • Lead the monthly EV and risk cycle deliverables, including processing EV and risk data, generation of reports and integration of risk draw down and Baseline Change Requests as appropriate • Generation and tracking of contract opportunities through realisation • Ensure topicality of T&L Provision and necessary Work authorisation / directives are in the place in support of work load • Liaison with all the CAMs, IPTs, Contract Leads etc. as appropriate • Management of metrics measuring process maturity and compliance The Individual Experience • Working knowledge and application experience of all project control principles and practices • Experienced in analysing, summarising and presenting data to management • Previous experience in a PMO environment ideal Skills • Self-starter who possess the skills to identify problems and resolve them unilaterally • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal and able to communicate confidently and effectively at any level of the organisation • Strong organisational and analytical skills, capturing information, prioritising tasks, organising effectively and attention to detail • An ability to work collaboratively with challenging customers / targets across virtual and physical teams • Good levels of numeracy and ability to challenge / interrogate information, assumptions, dependencies and risks The candidate must be good with Microsoft Office Word, Power Point, Project and Outlook and have excellent Excel skills Communication, Team Working and Motivation are Essential Recognising the restricted nature of the work  there is a requirement for the candidate to be eligible to obtain Security Clearance for this role.