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Belfast, Northern Ireland

Closing Date

2024-09-30 23:00:00


Tax Accountant

  • This role is primarily responsible for supporting the UK based tax team in meeting compliance and reporting obligations across EMEA; as part of a US head-quartered group. The appropriate candidate will be pro-active, organised and have an interest in developing their knowledge across the full spectrum of direct, indirect and operational taxes.

    • Assistance in the preparation of the VAT returns inline with the HMRC MTD requirements

    • Assistance in the preparation of the UK CT returns
    • Assistance in the preparation of corporate and indirect tax returns in any other locations where compliance is managed in-house.
    • Assistance in managing the outsourced direct and indirect tax compliance relationship with our third-party service provider across EMEA.
    • Working with the team on areas of legislation that need particular focus and performing reviews or modelling as required (e.g. controlled foreign companies, transfer pricing, VAT partial exemption etc).
    • Working with finance to prepare balance sheet reconciliations for both direct and indirect taxes.

    • Preparation of tax notes for the annual statutory accounts for international entities including liaising with external advisors and auditors.
    • Preparation of tax instalment payments and working with others to ensure timely payment processes are in place.
    • Providing support to an international tax manager to collate, analyse and distribute the data required for direct and indirect tax returns.
    • Assistance in the quarterly reporting process, as required.
    • Supporting the tax team to meet Senior Accounting Officer requirements and developing more efficient and robust processes/controls.
    • Supporting the tax team to meet operational tax requirements e.g. FATCA, withholding tax treaty clearances, residence certificates
    • Supporting the tax team throughout the transition in general ledger software including reconciliation of tax accounts and some profit and loss analysis.
    • Willingness to learn new skills – particularly in relation to our financial systems - and assisting with projects as they arise.

    • Strong personal organisational skills with attention to detail, quality and control.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks.
    • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
    • Conscientious, self-motivated and goal orientated.
    • Great team player.
    • Ability to develop new skills and understand new technology as required
    • Skilled in Microsoft applications software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc).
    • Experience in using OneSource Corporate Tax and/or OneSource Tax Provision software an advantage but not essential.
    • Experience using Workday an advantage but not essential.
    • Relevant accounting or tax qualification (or part qualification with preparedness to fully qualify, with support available)
    • Demonstrate experience in the area of corporate taxation


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