Tax Accountant

Recruiter
Change Recruitment
Location
Livingston, West Lothian
Salary
42000 - 47000
Posted
13 Jun 2018
Sector
Accounting
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Change Recruitment are delighted to be working with a FTSE 100 company in order to recruit a new Tax Accountant for their shared service centre based on the outskirts of Edinburgh. You will be joining their tax department primarily focusing on corporation tax compliance within the UK and Ireland

Your key responsibilities will include:

· Produce corporation Tax Returns for review by Group Tax in HQ
· Managing a small team in the production of Corporate Tax Returns;
· When required dealing with HMRC directly on Corporation Tax Return queries;
· Providing leadership and education to Scotland based Finance staff on Corporation Tax matters;
· Maintaining robust control over the accuracy of information and the documentation supporting the returns;
· Driving process efficiencies in the production of tax compliance outputs. Look for opportunities for continuous improvement by increasing automation and eliminating current non value-add processes;
· Supporting wider Corporate Tax, Indirect Tax and Employment Tax projects and initiatives, as required

Ideally the successful candidate will have the following skillset/experience

· ACA or ACCA qualified
· Currently in a tax role in practice or in-house role.
· Proven previous tax compliance experience at a large UK business
· Strong tax knowledge and solid accounting skills
· An appreciation of the importance of SAO controls
· Experience of working in a shared service environment (Not Essential)
· Ability to work on own initiative and to drive continuous improvement across the business areas that impact tax outputs
· Strong desire to demonstrate ownership of the tax compliance agenda and all related outputs
· High-level attention to detail, good judgement and commitment to an open and transparent way of working
· Ability to communicate clearly to financial and non-financial stakeholders

For a broader overview of the role please get in touch with Oliver Stevenson for more information.

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