Indirect Tax Manager

London, United Kingdom
26 days ago
Full time role


OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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FTC - 12-15 Months

Location: Hub based! London or Bristol

But you have the flexibility to work wherever suits you best

Team: Finance

Salary banding:  £55,000 - £75,230

Experience: Mid-level/Experienced

Working pattern: Full-Time

Reporting to: Samantha Pollintine, Indirect Tax Senior Manager

Sponsorship: Unfortunately we are unable to offer sponsorship for this role.

This role in 3 words: Ownership, Rewarding, Interesting

Top 3 qualities for this role: Proactivity, Accountability, Organisation


Everyone belongs at OVO

At OVO, we are on a mission to solve one of humanity's biggest challenges, the climate crisis. And we know it takes all of us to change the world. That's why we need diverse people from all gender identities, ethnicities, ages, sexual orientations, life experiences and backgrounds to join us.


Teamworking for the planet

Everything we do here spins around Plan Zero. So, naturally, the team you’ll be joining plays a gigantic role in making that happen.


This role in a nutshell:

You will be supporting the Senior Indirect Tax Manager to develop and implement the VAT controls and processes for the OVO Group of companies.  

This role will be key to ensuring that the OVO Group meets its indirect tax obligations, especially where new systems and platforms are introduced across the business.


Your key outcomes will be:

  • Work with the existing indirect tax team to continually improve indirect tax processes.
  • Pro-actively analyse the Indirect tax impacts of business changes and wider commercial initiatives with a view to integrating these into existing processes. 
  • Work with stakeholders, commercial and technology teams in the business to influence the design of systems that are being developed within the business to ensure they are compliant from an indirect tax perspective.   
  • Assist with continuously improving systems and controls.
  • Working with the wider Finance Team to raise awareness of indirect tax issues 
  • Assisting the Senior Indirect Tax Manager in partnering with the business to provide VAT advice on commercial initiatives and business operations.
  • Assist with correspondence and interaction with HMRC, including dealing with queries and preparation for VAT audits/visits
  • Keeping abreast of legislative developments and emerging risks which will affect the group.


You’ll be a successful Indirect Tax Manager here at OVO if you…

  • ACA/CTA qualified 
  • Excellent indirect tax technical knowledge
  • Strong systems experience, ideally including system development, Experience of Workday would be desirable.   
  • Ability to use initiative whilst working as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise workload and keep to deadlines
  • An ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) and present tax information to non tax colleagues with clarity.  
  • An ability to build relationships with a wide range of internal stakeholders raise the profile of the tax team within the organisation. 
  • Enjoy working in a changing environment.



Let’s talk about what’s in it for you

We’ll pay you between £55,000 and £75,230, depending on your specific skills and experience. If your expectations are a little different, have a chat with us!

We keep our pay ranges broad on purpose to give us, and you, flexibility to match your experience to our zero carbon mission.

You’ll be eligible for an on-target bonus of 15%. We have one OVO bonus plan that focuses on the collective performance of our people to deliver our Plan Zero goal. 

We also offer plenty of green benefits and progressive policies to help you feel like you belong at OVO…and there’s flex pay.  It’s an extra 9% of your salary on top of your core pay to use as you like. You can take it as cash, add to your pension, or choose to spend it on a huge range of flex benefits.

Here’s a taster of what’s on offer: 

For starters, you’ll get 34 days of holiday (including bank holidays).

For your health
With benefits like a healthcare cash plan or private medical insurance depending on your career level, critical illness cover, life assurance, health assessments, and more

For your wellbeing
With gym membership, gadget, travel and cyber insurance, workplace ISA, will writing services, DNA testing, dental insurance, and more

For your lifestyle
With extra holiday buying, discount dining, culture cards, tech loans, and supporting your favourite charities with give-as-you-earn donations

For your home 
Get up to £300 off any OVO Energy plan (when you pay by Direct Debit), plus personal carbon offsetting and great discounts on smart thermostats and EV chargers

For your commute
Nab a great deal on ultra-low emission car leasing, plus our cycle to work scheme and public transport season ticket loans

Want to hear about our full range of flexible benefits and progressive people policies? Our People Team can tell you everything you need to know.


For your Belonging

To find better ways to support our people, we need to listen to each other’s experiences and find ways to build a truly inclusive and diverse workplace. As part of this, we have 8 Belonging Networks at OVO. Led by our people, for our people - so when you join OVO, you can play a part - big or small - with any of the Networks. It's up to you.


Oh, and one last thing...

We’d be thrilled if you tick off all our boxes yet we also believe it’s just as important we tick off all of yours. And if you think you have most of what we’re looking for but not every single thing, go ahead and hit apply. We’d still love to hear from you! If you have any additional requirements, there’s a space to let us know on the application form; we want to make the process as easy and comfortable for you as possible..


OVO Energy is an independent energy technology company and supplier. The company was launched in 2009. OVO Energy is set ...

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