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Tax Accountant

Job Title: Tax Accountant
Contract Type: permanent
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
REF: TAXACCNT201017_1508515971
Contact Name: Dan Westmore
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Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Tax Accountant
£55-65k + Excellent Benefits

Our client, an impressive and rapidly growing company which have shown remarkable growth in an emerging market are looking to source a bright and highly ambitious Tax Accountant to join their ever-growing finance team. This FTSE 250 Company seek progressive individuals with a strong track record to date that are hungry to progress through the ranks within a fast-paced, ever-changing working environment to thrive in.

Key Responsibilities:
-Assisting in the formulation of tax policies for the Group
-SAO Compliance (Monitoring and reviewing the risk registers and presenting to senior management)
-Reviewing latest changes and writing technical notes on the impacts from a Group perspective
-Assisting in setting up new processes and controls (e.g. CIS registration & controls/checks)
-Responsibility for timely and accurate filing of the tax returns for all UK companies in close co-operation with the Group's tax advisors (5-7 entities).
-Ownership and responsible for pulling together the tax provision notes for the year end audited group accounts
-Lead and manage the contact with and providing assistance to the Group's auditors
-Liaising with HMRC on outstanding queries such as agreeing composite rates to changing prior year CT returns for ECA claims
-Lead & own the tax team's relationship with other finance teams (e.g. Carrier bag treatment, new commercial product launches, quarterly RDEC reporting, transfer pricing)
-Supporting the business in tax matters in commercial contracts (e.g. New warehouses, relocating of business activities)
-Assist on tax matters concerning the overseas R&D centres in Poland, Spain and Bulgaria (e.g. employment tax queries to withholding tax queries)

What we are looking for:
-Strong academic background with exceptional A-level results and a 2:1 degree or above
-ACA/ACCA/CIMA (First time passes) 2-3 years PQE
-Tax Qualified ATT/CTA
-Very strong analytical and reporting skills and have a strategical mind set
-Presentation skills and confidence in building relationships to business partner across the company and with senior management

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