Tax Accountant
£55,000 - £60000 + Bonus + Benefits
Central London

They are a global investment management firm managing in excess of $250 billion AUM for institutions. They now have an opportunity for a qualified tax accountant to join their London finance team. Excellent exposure will be gained in this role.

Reporting directly to the Global Head of Tax and also a dotted line to the CFO, the role covers both corporate tax and VAT compliance for 13 European entities and liaison with local accountants. The role requires somebody that is willing to get involved in all aspects of the tax compliance functions. This is a "roll your sleeves up type of role" and you will be the sole tax accountant in the team. The role will give you a significant profile within the organisation and give you a lot of varied exposure to different taxation matters. Your responsibilities include:

  • Calculation of effective UK tax rate for group reporting to the US
  • Prepare UK corporation tax and VAT returns
  • Produce tax notes for the UK financial statements
  • Assist in the review of European corporation tax and VAT returns
  • Liaise with the finance team to make monthly tax payments
  • Prepare tax payment schedules
  • Produce month end balance sheet reconciliations
  • Prepare tax journals
  • Ad hoc projects

To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:

  • 3-5 years tax experience and ideally tax or ACA/ACCA qualified;
  • Good team player with excellent interpersonal and organisational skills;
  • Ambitious, driven with a "can do" attitude with a "roll your sleeves up" mentality;
  • Strong analytical skills;
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word, Power Point (tax software experience preferred but not necessary)