UK Tax Assistant

Inchcape Retail
£28000 - £32000/annum Competitive Salary + Benefits
21 Jul 2017
20 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
UK Tax Assistant - Inchcape UK

Purpose of Role: To assist the Group Direct and Indirect Tax Managers with all aspects of UK Tax.

Job role and responsibilities:

Provision of VAT advice and clearance for sales to disabled customers and exports;
Assist with the preparation of (consolidated) VAT returns and the Capital Good Scheme calculations;
Submission of VAT returns, EC Sales Lists, Intrastat declarations and sales to disabled customers;
Assist with EU VAT refund claims;
Primary point of contact with Finance Teams for employment and CIS queries;
Helping to improve tax sensitive processes and manage risk
Technical research and review of developments in tax and employment law
Responsible for creation and maintenance of VAT and Employment Taxes policy documents
Ad hoc assistance for other tax projects
May involve a small amount of travel

Core skills and competencies required:

Good understanding of accounting and businesses processes;
IT literate, with intermediate Excel & Word skills;
Proactive with good organisational skills, and an ability to work to tight deadlines;
High level of accuracy and attention to detail;
Excellent written and oral communication skills and an ability to interact with all levels of the organisation including non-financial management;
Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to create effective relationships with stakeholders; and
Knowledge of automotive software packages (Autoline, Kerridge) an advantage, but not essential, as training will be provided.
ATT or equivalent qualification as a minimum

Personal qualities of integrity and credibility essential, and twinned with good judgement
Driven and passionate about people and growth
Approachable and values driven
Flexible and able to multi-task within an ambiguous, fast-moving environment, while seeking pragmatic solutions; and
A strong team player both within the tax department, and across the wider business.


As an employee of Inchcape you will receive a competitive salary, we also offer great benefits including:

· 22 days holiday, rising to 25 after 5 years

· Company pension scheme

· Life assurance

· Childcare voucher scheme

· Discount gym membership

· Vehicle purchase discount

· Employee Advantage - retail discounts with over 3000 retailers

· Cycle to work scheme

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