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The Columbia Threadneedle Investments EMEA region Tax department is part of the Columbia Threadneedle Finance and is responsible for managing and oversee all the ongoing tax obligations of the UK Group in liaison with Ameriprise Financial Inc. tax team who report to the Ameriprise Financial Inc. Chief Financial Officer. As part of the overarching risk management framework, the UK tax team works closely with the business and is informed and consulted on business changes, in order to proactively identify tax risks and to ensure that the level of risk is well understood and within acceptable parameters.
Columbia Threadneedle Investments EMEA region comprises a significant London and Luxembourg presence, with offices in various European cities and an expanding presence globally.
In this role you will take the lead on providing an efficient and robust tax compliance environment both in the UK and to the US parent, as well as liaison with auditors. The role is part of a 4 person tax team based in London.
Ideally you have previous experience working within the Asset Management industry or have an understanding of the multi-jurisdictional tax reporting regime with multiple statutory requirements.
You will have an opportunity to involve in various tax projects and gain greater exposure to wider international tax issues."
How you'll spend your time...
Preparation of accounting provision information for accounting and reporting purposes, and in liaison with the wider finance team ensuring that the tax position is accurately recorded in the accounts.
Tax compliance, including the preparation of corporation tax computations and returns for all relevant UK entities.
Facilitating and ensuring that direct and indirect tax compliance, including reporting is maintained for overseas entities of the group. Assisting in the monitoring of the status of offshore operation, including PE issues, and providing explanations and analysis as required.
Assist with implementation and maintenance of Transfer Pricing arrangements across the group, and ensure that the group Transfer Pricing policies are adhered to and that reporting and analysis accurately reflects the underlying business agreements and needs.
Ensure that all claims and elections are made as appropriate.
Preparation of VAT returns and related compliance, as well as providing advice and explaining implications of potential decisions as required to the wider business on VAT treatment across the UK, EMEA and Asia.
Provision and analysis of technical information to the US parent as required.
Liaison with external auditors as required.
To be successful in this role you will have...
Qualified tax professional with 3+ year's relevant experience.
Accounting background, experience of producing tax provisions and statutory disclosures, tax compliance, and providing advice to business leaders.
Use of One Source, Longview systems beneficial.
Confidence to communicate effectively and build relationships with colleagues and auditors.
An interest in developing expertise in all tax related matters applying across the UK and other jurisdictions in which the business operates.
Internal Number: 6542015
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