Tax Technology Manager - Practice

London, London
£50,000 - £65,000 per annum
28 Sep 2016
26 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Position: Tax Technology Manager - Practice
Location: London
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Job Type: Full Time

The company client is a well established organisation who are actively looking to recruit a skilled Tax Technology Manager (TTM) to be responsible for ongoing management and the support of tax technical software and online resources used by the national tax stream. The successful candidate will hold a prominent role within a highly talented team based in London, managing a number of high profile, business sensitive projects including the firm's approach to HMRC's Making Tax Digital programme.

Job summary:

* The TTM is the main conduit between senior stakeholders in the tax business and IT service providers (both internal and external). They are expected to manage supplier relationships and contract negotiations for a portfolio of tax software platforms within a significant budget.
* Vendor Management :Tax Technology is a key business stakeholder with all tax software providers, working with procurement to manage renewals and purchase costs across the tax software suite including the Tax business' subscriptions to online libraries and research tools.

Key responsibilities for this job will cover different areas:

* Support, Maintenance & Training: The Tax Technology Manager is the main IT point of contact for tax staff nationally
* Tax technical software support
* Online Filing support and process management including:
o Tax Return completion and pre-filing validation
o Interpreting HMRC Rejections
o Tax Technical support calls with HMRC Online Services Helpdesk
o HMRC Agent ID & Password management

* Tax software training including:
o providing case studies and user guides
o arranging external training sessions
o introducing tax software to new graduates at induction

* Business testing of new/upgraded tax software prior to passing to IT
* Main point of contact for Tax software suppliers and account managers
* Identifying and interpreting impact of new legislation/technologies/processes on tax business
* Preparing monthly reports of issues, trends and any supplier escalation/training needed.

The TTM works closely with central IT Team who are responsible for:
* Software installs and account creation
* IT technical support of tax software
* Packaging and deployment of tax software upgrades.

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If you feel you have the relevant experience, then please apply for immediate consideration.