13 days ago
An opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join the finance team in our London office as a Tax Accountant, reporting to the Tax Manager.
This role will involve exposure to a broad range of taxes (both domestic and international), and a variety of tasks covering the UK and other Western locations. It should provide an excellent opportunity for someone looking to make a first move in-house, or equally someone already in-house looking for more variety and responsibility.
The successful candidate will take ownership for tax compliance, accounting, and reporting for the business, and well as providing advisory support on a range of tax projects. This role will also include providing support with month-end processes for the wider finance and accounting team.
Tax Accounting & Reporting:
Quarterly tax reporting including preparation of the UK taxpack, calculation of transfer pricing adjustments and tax provisions, review of the overseas taxpacks and tax consolidation
Liaising with external auditors on tax matters as part of quarterly group audit
Overseeing outsourced preparation of tax provision and tax notes for inclusion in UK statutory accounts
Managing compliance with global VAT/GST/Sales Tax obligations
Managing compliance processes and assisting the business with Customs matters
Overseeing outsourced preparation of UK corporate tax return; reviewing externally prepared overseas corporate tax returns
Managing withholding tax obligations and obtaining UK certificates of residency on request to minimise withholding tax costs
Ensuring compliance with employment tax requirements including preparation and submission of documentation related to the PSA, IR35 compliance and share options
Taking the lead on developing a new UK corporate tax budget process for POAs and tax compliance calendar
Assist on monitoring SAO and CCO compliance, including updating the tax risk framework and establishing best practice tax processes and documentation.
Providing support to the Tax Manager on tax projects as required
Acting as a business partner to assist with day-to-day tax queries from around the business across all areas of tax
Monitoring changes in tax rules that may impact the business.
Providing support to accounting team over month/year end as required, particularly with regards to digital revenue accounting
Assisting with preparation of UK statutory accounts
Assisting with other accounting tasks on an ad hoc basis as required.
Tax Manager, Senior Financial Controller, HR
Knowledge & Experience:
CTA/ADIT qualified or ACA/CA qualified with relevant tax experience
Understanding of broad tax issues facing large international businesses
Previous experience advising multinational businesses either in an accounting firm or in a previous in-house role
Dual tax (CTA/ADIT) & accounting (ACA/CA) qualified
Experience with indirect taxes & customs matters
Understanding of international tax and transfer pricing principles
Competencies, Skills & Attributes:
Team player with strong interpersonal skills, with an ability to build relationships across the business
Intermediate/advanced Excel skills
Self-starter who is keen to gain broad experience in tax, and is confident independently researching solutions to business questions
Commercial mindset, with a focus on finding pragmatic solutions to problems
Organised, analytical, pays attention to detail and able to manage multiple workstreams at once
Experience with ERP systems (Unit 4 Agresso, SAP or similar)
Interest in the video games industry useful but not essential French or German language useful but not essential.