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Tax Manager (Advisory)

Employer
Comcast
Location
Isleworth, West London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 13, 2024

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Job Role
Tax Compliance
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.
Job Summary
The tax department enjoys a high profile within the wider Comcast group and this role will involve regular contact with senior personnel in key operational areas of the business. The role will suit candidates with detailed knowledge and experience of UK tax matters who are able to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, who have the ability to generate value-adding solutions to tax issues, have good project management skills, and a desire to learn and develop in an exciting and stimulating corporate environment.
Job Description
Comcast brings together the best in media and technology. We drive innovation to create the world's best entertainment and online experiences. As a Fortune 50 leader, we set the pace in a variety of innovative and fascinating businesses and create career opportunities across a wide range of locations and disciplines. We are at the forefront of change and move at an amazing pace, thanks to our remarkable people, who bring cutting-edge products and services to life for millions of customers every day. If you share in our passion for teamwork, our vision to revolutionize industries and our goal to lead the future in media and technology, we want you to fast-forward your career at Comcast.
Comcast is a global media and technology company with three primary businesses: Comcast Cable, NBCUniversal and Sky. Comcast Cable is one of the largest video, high-speed internet, and phone providers in the US under the Xfinity brand. NBCUniversal operates global news, entertainment and sports cable networks, Universal Pictures, and Universal Parks. Sky is Europe's leading media and entertainment business , serving 23 million customers across six major European markets .
In our drive to be the best at what we do, we want to run a world-class service that is ready for new challenges. Our Tax Department is no different. We aim to deliver a best in class tax service across Comcast's international footprint. T his role is principally focused on the Sky business, offering plenty of variety in terms of UK tax advisory and project work in a fast-paced and demanding environment.
Key

responsibilities:

The tax department enjoys a high profile within the wider Comcast group and this role will involve regular contact with senior personnel in key operational areas of the business. The role will suit candidates with detailed knowledge and experience of UK tax matters who are able to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences, who have the ability to generate value-adding solutions to tax issues, have good project management skills, and a desire to learn and develop in an exciting and stimulating corporate environment.
Your key responsibilities will include:
- Helping to manage specific UK and cross-border tax projects and initiatives, including in relation to the UK patent box regime and R&D tax incentives , reporting to the Senior International Tax Manager;
- Identification of tax opportunities and risks relating to product innovation and technology, including re structuring activities , working alongside the existing tax team;
- Working with our transfer pricing team to support the intercompany processes for technology, product development, including collaboration between Sky and Comcast;
- Providing effective tax support and advice to the business, including advising on the tax implications of ad hoc projects, external contracts , supply chain changes and other transactions
- Analysis of the tax implications of legislative changes
- Support in responding to HMRC queries
- Working with other members of the tax team on projects as required
The successful candidate should have the following capabilities:
- Professional qualification - ideally ACA or equivalent - with 2-3 years PQE
- Strong UK corporate tax technical knowledge and experience (in particular around R&D)
- Strong verbal and written communication skills - ability to explain complex issues clearly and simply to non-tax experts
- Personal accountability and a high level of attention to detail
- Focus on delivery, with excellent time-management skills
- Confident and self-motivated, with ability to work on own initiative
- Good team-player, who is able to build personal networks across Tax and Finance, and with other stakeholders in the business
- Strong IT skills, including excel
- Experience of and an interest in the media or technology sector would be helpful
You will be based in Osterley (West London). Travel between Sky & other Comcast group sites in the UK may be required from time-to-time .
Comcast is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law.
Education
Bachelor's Degree
While possessing the stated degree is preferred, Comcast also may consider applicants who hold some combination of coursework and experience, or who have extensive related professional experience.
Relevant Work Experience
5-7 Years
Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Comcast provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a Commission under the terms of an applicable plan, while most non-sales positions are eligible for a Bonus. Additionally, Comcast provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most, and should help you care for those who matter most. That's why we provide an array of options, expert guidance and always-on tools, that are personalized to meet the needs of your reality - to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life. Please visit the compensation and benefits summary (https://jobs.comcast.com/life-at-comcast/benefits) on our careers site for more details.

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