Flexible hours
Employment type
Full time
Key skills
Tax, Finance and Accounting
Competitive Salary

The Tax Manager will report into the VP Finance and would suit candidates who have a strong technical background, excellent team working skills as well as a commercial, problem solving mindset. 

Ready to shape tomorrow?

Currencycloud is somewhere where innovative thinking and the power of technology know no limits. We know that the success of the business depends on the people who keep it moving, which is why we are looking for exceptional talent to join our international payments revolution. 

About the role...

In this newly created position, the successful applicant will get the chance to take ownership of the tax function at Currencycloud as it continues to grow by moving into new markets and geographies.  The role encompasses responsibility for global compliance with tax legislation and collaborating with other teams across the business on areas where tax treatment is material to the company and our customers. 

The Tax Manager will report into the VP Finance and would suit candidates who have a strong technical background, excellent team working skills as well as a commercial, problem solving mindset. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead development of global tax strategy, including the corporate structure required to underpin international growth and transfer pricing

  • Work on projects alongside a variety of internal and external stakeholders, including tax advisors where required to identify tax opportunities and risks and implement process improvements resulting from them

  • Take responsibility for direct tax compliance in all territories where the Group has an operational presence

  • Manage the indirect tax reporting process, including preparing and submitting VAT returns and assessing current and future US Sales Tax obligations

  • Provide support to Payroll and People teams on employment tax matters, including those stemming from equity incentive plans offered to our staff 

  • Support tax aspects from any in Due Diligence exercises, either for fundraising or M&A purposes

  • Monitor for any changes to tax legislation which affect the Group’s operations, assess their impact and implement change where necessary 

  • Manage the preparation of R&D claims 

  • Provide internal Technical advice to teams involved in product development and go-to-market strategy, such as whether new services would class as a taxable supply  

  • Support financial and statutory financial accounting

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Be a qualified CTA or have an Accountancy qualification with a tax background

  • Have a deep understanding of the UK indirect & direct tax environment, US experience is desirable

  • Have gained experience of working within practice or an inhouse tax department, experience within the payments/fintech industry is a plus

  • Be a proven self starter, able to take ownership of the Group’s risk function and set the agenda to support a fast growth, geographically diverse business

  • Able to demonstrate superb project management skills

  • Proficient in condensing technical information and communicating clearly with non-finance colleagues

  • Able to engage with and influence stakeholders and work collaboratively

  • Have an analytical mindset and be dedicated to finding the solution to complex problems


At the moment we are transitioning from an office based working environment to a remote first company, so we have adapted our already great benefits package to reflect this.

We now offer a day off each month for your mental health on top of the 25 days annual leave allowance and a day off for your birthday. Our comprehensive health care includes mental health support service access and we have live streamed health based activities like Yoga and Barre classes each week! We also run fortnightly company updates hosted by our CEO to keep employees up to date on developments and also include an open forum for employees to ask questions.

If you think your skills and experience match what we are looking for and you’d like to join a Fintech industry unicorn, please get in touch!

For recruiters: we aren’t currently looking for additional support on this role and won’t be accepting any unsolicited CVs

About Currencycloud

Currencycloud is a global payments platform built on smart technology that takes the complexity out of moving money. Developers use our API building blocks to build customised payment solutions. Whether you want to embed our payments infrastructure into your products or services, or build on top of it, we’ll fit into your business in a way that works for you. 

We take care of all the intricacies and regulatory hurdles involved with cross-border payments, giving you the tools to globalise your business.

Our cloud-based platform removes that complexity from international transactions, giving you clarity and control over your business so you can focus on the things that matter: your customers. With enterprise-class solutions for clients and partners such as Visa and Starling Bank, Currencycloud understands your needs and can help with market-leading products.

Flexible hours
Various work from home options