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Finance Manager: Tax and Compliance - Interim

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Finance Manager: Tax and Compliance - Interim

Contract type

Fixed term contract

Contract duration (in months)

3 month

Business Line specific context

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport, mobility, operation and maintenance services. Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.  

In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.


About the position:


We have an exciting newly created finance role for a Tax and Compliance Specialist looking for their next career move.

The new finance role specialising in tax and compliance matters will report directly to the UK CFO and participate as a senior member of the UK finance team. You will operate as a business partner alongside the UK operating unit heads, accountable for all tax and compliance matters relating to the activities of the Group within UK. A strong and positive relationship with the finance and senior management teams in the UK operating units will be essential in order to achieve your objectives.

Job description

 The role will be managing the new VAT registration of UK Holdings, implementing a robust controls environment across the UK shared services centre as it develops. As the scope expands the expectation would be that this role would then manage all tax and compliance requirements across the UK entities. The finance function is undergoing a period of transformation, including the implementation of a new reporting and consolidation system, so the right person would need to be a self-starter and willing to be agile and adaptable as the business needs change.


The role will involve excellent exposure to the wider Egis Group and finance teams, and requires the personal credibility to develop successful professional relationships with internal peers and external stakeholders



 The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Technically focussed finance specialist with ACCA Qualification
  • A specialist in VAT and corporate tax preparation
  • Internal audit and controls experience
  • High impact organisational skills
  • Stakeholder engagement skills working across a complex matrix organisation
  • Knowledge of corporation tax i.e., cash flow forecasting and calculating quarterly on account tax instalments
  • Experience of business transformation
  • High level MS Excel skills - including pivots, chart production, index match and look up functions


The role will be based at our offices in London (Waterloo) one day per week, with the rest of the week largely working at home with occasional trips to other UK offices.


This position is on an interim 3 month basis, however we are happy to explore temp to perm candidates.



We are committed to our planet


In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.


Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.



Equality Diversity and Inclusion


We are an Equal Opportunities employer and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.


Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required