Tax Manager

Chelmsford, Essex
Job Description

Purpose: The Group Tax Manager will be responsible for oversight of the Groups tax affairs, co ordinating information for preparation of statutory tax returns, ensuring compliance and acting as primary contact for our tax advisors.

The Group Tax Manager will seek to improve processes to ensure the Groups tax affairs are in order and commercial position is protected. The Group Tax Manager should seek to develop strong, collaborative relationships within the finance team and across the wider business. The Group Tax Manager does not need to be an expert in every area, but must be confident in knowing when to ask.


Key Deliverables:

· Review all SAC papers to ensure tax implications of potential contracts are fully understood by the business ahead of contracting, ensuring documentation of this is complete

· Act as contact for any business queries on taxes

· Liaison point with advisors

· Review of statutory filings across all Group companies, including but not limited to VAT returns, GST returns, CIS returns, corporation tax returns including tonnage tax calculations

· Support in preparation of the financial accounts notes

· Review and submission of ONS returns

· Undertaken review of Senior Accounting Officer legislation to ensure compliance

· Review and update of transfer pricing arrangements

Qualifications, Skills and Experience



· Qualified accountant, with at least 5 years of post-qualified experience

· Offshore, engineering or project-delivery sector experience

· Experience in global taxes

· Excellent communication skills to be a partner to the Business Units

· Has the gravitas to operate at senior level

· Attention to detail

· Able to see things through to conclusion

About The Company

The Global Marine Group is an innovative market leader in offshore engineering with an enviable track record of successful project execution. The Group consists of four business units; Global Marine providing fibre optic cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets, CWind delivering a range of project services, CTVs and GWO-accredited training courses to the offshore wind industry, Global Offshore delivering cable installation, repair and trenching services to the offshore renewables, utilities and oil & gas markets and OceanIQ providing unparalleled subsea cable data, survey, route engineering, permitting and consultancy services for telecom and power cable installation projects.

The Group also demonstrates its global reach with two successful joint ventures, SB Submarine Systems in China, and CWind Taiwan.

With a global workforce of over 850 talented individuals, together the Group has installed over 300,000 kilometers of subsea telecoms cable and more than 1,500km of power cables, performed maintenance operations on 33% of the worlds fibre optic cables and offered  engineering services, assets and highly qualified personnel for projects at more than 50 wind farms globally.

The Global Marine Group team is full of passionate people, sharing a wealth of knowledge and constantly achieving excellence. Together the Global Marine Group is committed to engineering a clean and connected future.