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Nuveen Investments Group Finance - Indirect Taxation Manager, Temporary Contract, Based in London in London, United Kingdom

This is an interesting and varied role with a healthy balance of VAT technical compliance and advisory work. The successful applicant will work with various parts of the business at both corporate and fund finance level. Initial focus will be on UK affairs with scope to support and get involved with European and ROW once the UK role is established. Â

Key responsibilities will include:

Fund VAT

  • Manage the operational indirect taxation compliance for approximately 10 UK registered funds (allocation to be agreed). This involves working closely with our team of fund finance accountants who prepare the VAT returns using Avalara VAT reporting, providing a detailed technical review of each return and lodging returns to HM Revenue and Customs. Â

  • Actively monitor any change in use of assets held by funds or changes to business activities, partial exemption and or Capital Good Scheme position.Â

  • Deal with day to day VAT queries and miscellaneous VAT matters.

  • Manage all related HMRC VAT inspections and other correspondence with HMRC for designated funds.

  • Actively work with 3rd party property managing agents to ensure best practice is maintained related to VAT matters.

  • Provide transaction advice as appropriate for each fund and support 3rd party advisors and HOIT.

  • Deal with Option to Tax applications.

  • Monitor indirect tax developments or changes in legislation.

  • Support indirect tax training at fund level.

  • Support operations and fund teams with CIS support and supplier verifications.

  • Build strong relationships with fund teams across the London office and longer term within Europe/ROW

  • Monitoring MTD obligations.

  • Other related indirect tax/CIS matters. Â

  • Scope for European/Global indirect tax fund related advisory work once UK responsibilities are established.

  • Support fund managers and the finance managers, in their relationship with various on and offshore third party suppliers both in respect of UK and European funds

Corporate VAT

  • Duties to include:

  • Preparation of quarterly Corporate VAT return. This may be outsourced in the future.  Should this happen the candidate(s) will be required to assist with the day-to-day management of the outsourced provider.

  • Support HOIT to enhance the control environment.

  • Active review of partial exemption special method. If new method is necessary be involved in modelling and drafting new method proposal with HOIT and advisors.

  • Assistance with integration of newly acquired group.

  • Working closely with member of the corporate finance team/operations team.Â

  • Support indirect tax training roll out for corporate staff.

  • Involvement in project work at corporate level as new processes and procedures are introduced in the business.

  • Monitor indirect tax developments or changes in legislation.

  • Scope for European/Global indirect tax advisory work once UK responsibilities are established.

  • Liaise with Corporate Finance to achieve business targets.

Technical Skills & Qualifications Required

  • Commercial and/or practice experience necessary.

  • Be able to manage multi-discipline projects and delivering against deadlines.

  • Experience in a property and or property fund management environment is desirable.

  • Strong technical, accounting and systems skills.

  • Confident in ability and robust character.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • This role requires thought, understanding of commercial drivers, people and task management capabilities and willingness to interact at all levels

  • Desire to take responsibility for all deliverables.

  • Internal and external customer focus.

  • Very strong team player. Â

  • Innovation and continuous improvement.Â

This role requires no regulatory designation.

Nuveen is committed to providing equal opportunity across all employment practices and we believe our employees have a right to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Nuveen offers support for those who need assistance with our online application process to provide an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. Please contact ta@nuveenglobal.com (ta@nuveenglobal.com%20) should you require any assistance.


Company Overview

Nuveen is the investment management arm of TIAA. It is one of the largest global asset managers with specialist knowledge across a wide array of asset classes, including fixed income, listed equities and alternatives. Nuveen is driven not only by the independent investment processes across the firm, but also the insights, risk management, analytics and other tools and resources a truly world-class platform provides. As a global asset manager, our mission is to work in partnership with our clients to create outcome-focused solutions to help them secure their financial future. For more information about the firm please visit our website at www.nuveen.com

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