Tax Accountant

  • Competitive salaries
  • England South East London
  • Permanent
  • Automotive
Our Automotive client is seeking a Tax Accountant to work on a permanent basis in London (client will need someone in their office 5 days per week)

The Tax Accountant will be responsible for ensuring the accurate and timely submission of all required direct and indirect tax returns for the  Group covering multiple jurisdictions, including transactional data review and reconciliations, as well as supporting the Financial Accounting Manager more generally with periodic and ad-hoc work as appropriate.

  • Responsible for maintaining indirect tax compliance reporting processes, in addition to being responsible for the implementation of appropriate adjustments to reflect external changes introduced by relevant tax authorities i.e., VAT in the digital age (“VIDA”) and the associated domestic agendas
  • Responsible for the complete, accurate and timely preparation and submission of the Group VAT compliance obligations, including VAT returns, Intrastat, and EC Sales Listings, as appropriate, together with supporting analysis for management review.
  • Collate and finalise Group Tax pack in support of the annual Corporate Income Tax returns and computations.
  • Support with the preparation of R&D tax claims and any other tax incentives as appropriate.
  • Experience required
  • The jobholder will be joining during a period of development of their ERP system (SAP S4 Hana) and will be expected to play a role in this development, including the integration of a tax engine solution. They will also need to support the wider business in understanding and adhering to new processes.
  • Required knowledge
  • Accounting qualification (fully qualified AAT or ATT, part or fully qualified ACCA/ACA/CIMA, or relevant degree).
  • Experience in the preparation and submission of both UK and overseas VAT compliance submissions, as well as Corporate Tax returns.
  • Experience of working across multiple countries / regions would be preferable.
  • Strong excel and financial systems skills (including SAP would be desirable), as well as strong analytical skills, a proactive approach to problem solving and meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Able to work in a busy team environment and adhere to strict deadlines, as well as being self-motivated and able to prioritise deadlines.
  • Some Automotive industry and/or Manufacturing experience would be desirable but is not essential.

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