International Tax Director

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About the role

Mangata Networks is looking for an International Tax Director who will be responsible for providing and leading the implementation of tax structuring, planning, transfer pricing, compliance, and tax audit for the Mangata group, as well as the structuring and integration of geographic expansions to support the businesses growth plans. This strategic appointment will also be responsible for building and managing an ultimately global team.


The role would suit an experienced Tax professional who has previous experience in industry having moved from practice earlier in their career, who is comfortable being around the table in strategic C-Suite discussions, and who has a blend of technical tax expertise and a commercial outlook to bring to bear in such discussions. The role will be based in London and will directly report to Mangata’s Chief Financial Officer.


Requirements for the role


  • Commercially experienced and qualified corporate tax expert

  • Track record of developing an inhouse tax team

  • First class manager that leads and develops their team capabilities and career advancement

  • Able to manage multiple complex projects and deliver in a timely manner

  • Attention to detail without losing sight of the big picture

  • Growth mindset, highly professional, great communicator

  • Excellent academics together with recognised tax and/or accounting qualification

  • Ideally have worked in an international role in industry (a bonus if this is in communications) or a role where you have developed deep expertise in global direct and indirect taxes across multiple tax jurisdictions

  • Experience of working in a leadership position in which you are proactive in developing and facilitating the career paths and professional development of those within your team.



You'll be working on things like:


  • Building a clear international tax strategy (including tax planning, forecasting and optimisation) for the group and leading the implementation of this.

  • Setting up a robust tax-efficient method of structuring transactions largely associated with the development, construction, and/or financing of a communications business

  • Leading negotiations with relevant tax authorities and negotiating advantageous tax positions in each operating country

  • Hiring, developing, and leading a team, to develop and design reporting and analysis of tax data as required, to help formulate strategy and provide insight into the underlying data

  • Managing a strong transfer pricing policy, ensuring appropriate documentation is in place and appropriate inter-company charging takes place

  • Making sure tax risk is managed appropriately across all jurisdictions and structures

  • Setting up a global tax control framework to meet tax compliance reporting requirements, as well as monitoring and adapting to changes in relevant legislation

  • Establishing scalable solutions primarily for all taxation matters including, VAT and corporate income tax, but also for withholding tax and other local taxes

  • Partnering with stakeholders throughout the company to provide tax advisory in the initiation of new business activities



We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help shape the way the world interacts with information. Our values at Mangata are: Courage, Teamwork, Commitment, and Getting Stuff Done. If you have the drive, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's go near, far and beyond.

About Mangata


Mangata is a Swedish word for the path of light that the moonlight draws on water, a universal symbol sung in many cultures. 


Mangata is more than just a satellite-enabled telecommunication services company. We work to enable people’s dreams by creating the needed connectivity infrastructure, services, and user experience at a cost people can afford. This, all the while building and operating a successful business. For that, we have created a clever proprietary architecture and brought together a team of remarkable professionals who all want to pave the path, resolutely.   


Mangata is deploying a satellite network using highly elliptical and medium earth orbits to provide network connectivity globally.   We will be developing innovative products for our customers to take advantage of our global network.