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Senior Tax Accountant

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My client is looking for a Senior Tax Accountant to join a dynamic and inclusive team in London. This role is perfect for an individual who thrives in a collaborative environment, possesses excellent communication skills, and has a strong background in accounting and tax, particularly VAT. The successful candidate will be responsible for organising the VAT return process, responding to VAT queries, supporting the preparation of tax returns, and completing group tax submissions

What you'll do:

As a Senior Tax Accountant, you will play a pivotal role in managing VAT processes, responding to queries, preparing tax returns, and completing group tax submissions. You will also be responsible for understanding the company's business activities and transactions, ensuring appropriate accounting treatments are applied in collaboration with accounting managers and SSC. Your role will extend to advising business departments on accounting/tax issues and monitoring the tasks of more junior accountancy staff. This position offers an excellent opportunity to apply your extensive accounting knowledge while working within a supportive team.

  • Support the VAT manager and organise the VAT return process
  • Respond to VAT queries from various offices and group companies
  • Support the preparation of the tax return and complete the group tax submission
  • Complete the accounting closing process of SPC companies
  • Understand business activities and transactions, and complete accounting treatments in collaboration with accounting managers and SSC
  • Advise business departments on accounting/tax issues
  • Monitor journal entries and tasks of more junior Accountancy staff

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Senior Tax Accountant position is an excellent team player who brings strong interpersonal skills to the table. She should have exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English. Proficiency in IT skills using Microsoft software (Excel, Word) and SAP is essential. The candidate should possess strong numerical and analytical skills with the ability to resolve complex problems within strict time constraints. She should have extensive accounting and/or tax experience (particularly VAT) for more than 5 years. An undergraduate or equivalent degree in Finance, Accounting, Maths, Statistics, Business or Economics is preferred along with accountancy qualifications such as ACCA, ACA or CIMA.

  • Excellent team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Proficient IT skills using Microsoft software (Excel, Word) and SAP
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills with ability to resolve complex problems within strict time constraints
  • Extensive accounting and/or tax experience (particularly VAT) for more than 5 years
  • Preferably an undergraduate or equivalent degree in Finance, Accounting, Maths, Statistics, Business or Economics
  • Accountancy qualifications such as ACCA, ACA or CIMA

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tax

Focus: Indirect Tax

Industry: Banking

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Associate

Location: City of London

Job Reference: 3MO13B-F4510AD1

Date posted: 04 June 2024

Consultant: Charlie Douds

Phone number:

charlie.douds@robertwalters.com

Charlie Douds

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