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Why Superdrug

Passionate about Beauty and Health? Want to be part of an innovative, trend setting retailer? Our vibrant Head Office, based by East Croydon station is a fantastic environment filled with hundreds of brilliant personalities.

We’re a team that puts our customers and our teams at the heart of everything we do. At Superdrug, we aim to be the best in accessible health & beauty, loved by our customers for value, choice, friendly advice, service and fun.

Our success comes from our people – they make the difference. We’re all about personality, we have fun, and we work hard to deliver That Superdrug feeling.

Here's the exciting bit…a day includes

  • Lead the AS Watson (Health & Beauty UK) Ltd Tax strategy for both Direct and
    Indirect taxes, with support from Group Tax, and third-party advisers, where appropriate
  • Full responsibility for Indirect Tax compliance in relation to the UK and ROI businesses, including VAT returns, European Sales Lists and Intrastat submissions, ensuring that UK & Ireland VAT reporting / payment requirements are met on a timely basis
  • Identify process and system improvements, and driving process change within the business to enhance the quality of VAT / Intrastat / EC Sales reporting
  • Support with the annual Corporation Tax return for the UK business units, working with external Tax advisors to review and submit returns. Assistance with month-end tax journals, including corporation and deferred tax
  • Co-ordinate quarterly meeting of the Tax Committee and manage the SAO certification process in respect of all taxes including the maintenance of tax risk registers
  • Working collaboratively with Tax Authorities in relation to Indirect tax matters and dealing with enquiries and audits as they arise with support from the wider Tax team and external advisers
  • Actively participate and lead in cross functional projects from a VAT / tax perspective from scoping, through to implementation, being the point of contact for queries across the business
  • Facilitate the international trade compliance process including customs declaration forms and intrastate submissions
  • Manage and develop a Finance & Tax Analyst

 What you’ll need to succeed

  • Ability to build strong relationships, influence and communicate cross functionally at all levels
  • Personality traits of credibility, integrity, initiative, determination, and results-orientated
  • Comfortable challenging the status quo and looking for creative solutions to issues  
  • Self-starter and able to work independently
  • Strong people management skills

 Experience and skills

  • Professional UK VAT qualification with 5+ years of indirect tax exposure
  • Retail experience preferable, either in-house or advising retail clients within a Big 4 or Mid-Tier
  • Accountancy firm Hands on' approach coupled with in-depth analytical skills 
  • Strong Excel skills preferable
  • Educated to degree or equivalent level

Here’s what’s in it for you

  • Benefits
  • Working in a stylish, modern and collaborative
  • On-site beauty treatments, table tennis and
  • Health and beauty giveaways

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