In-House Tax Accountant

Job Title: In-House Tax Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Maidenhead, Berkshire
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: NH PLC SLD17/10/209_1571322338
Contact Name: Nicholas Hughes
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 17, 2019 15:25

Job Description

Primary responsibilities
This is a highly flexible role which will demand strong organisation and communication skills. The business is going through a significant period of change and the new role will evolve over time but primary responsibilities will include:
* Assist in the tax reporting process though working closely with the group accountants and local controllers.
* Assist in the tax compliance process and the completion and review of entity "tax packs"
* Assist in the tax department's external audit process.
* Responsible for oversight and compliance, through recently acquired Insight tax software, of the group's tax documentation, positions and risks.
* Co-ordinate information requests from tax authorities and ensure deadlines are monitored and met regarding tax audits
* Other Ad hoc requests such as withholding tax compliance, tax risk management etc.

Requirements, skills and qualifications
* Strong organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks
* IT literate with strong Excel skills.
* Exposure to Corporation tax and an understanding of basic tax principles
* Accountancy background ACA/ACCA/CIMA - an advantage
* Tax accounting experience - an advantage
* Experience of managing change.
* Given the international nature of the role language skills (such as German - where the group has significant operations) would be beneficial.

Leadership attributes
* Operates in an honest, ethical manner in all dealings; acts with integrity
* Team player willing to assist where needed
* Willingness to learn and embrace change
* A pro-active individual
* Ability to quickly build relationships
* Located in Maidenhead.
* Hours of work 9:00 to 5:30, extended at peak times such as Year End & Interim Reporting

What you'll get in return
* Experience of working in an International Tax department for a listed UK Plc
* Modern hi-tech offices in Maidenhead.
* Opportunity to make a significant difference in a market leading UK listed Technology Company.