The Department / Team:
The focus of the role is to assist with Corporation, VAT, PAYE and withholding tax issues in the EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Region. The role is based in London and will include a mixture of tax compliance and project work. The position offers a good opportunity for a candidate with a keen interest in a career in tax to be involved in a wide range of issues, covering multiple countries, within a global company.
The Role / Responsibilities:
Assist with preparation of quarterly calculations of current and deferred tax provisions for US GAAP reporting. Reconciliation of statutory to management reported tax for GAAP adjustments
Assist with preparation of UK Corporation tax returns
Preparation of the UK VAT Returns and UK EC Sales Lists
Preparation of PAYE Settlement Agreements for companies in the UK group
Assist with day to day VAT and withholding tax queries from other departments
Upkeep of the Tax payment and Tax Return calendar
Assist the EMEA Tax Department as required with special projects including tax research and other initiatives.
Relevant tax experience; specifically related to corporate and VAT (preferably in a large multi-national company or in a major accounting firm).
AAT/ ATT (or equivalent qualification) is preferable.
An understanding of US GAAP would be advantageous
Knowledge of Microsoft Office.
Knowledge of a major financial system
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Excellent organizational skills, analytic skills, and attention to detail