Tax Officer

H M Naval Base
11 Nov 2017
10 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Tax Governance Analyst Are you the kind of person who has an eye for detail and who prides themselves on being an excellent team player? Did you know that Specsavers is the world's largest optical retailer represented in 10 countries globally? Not only that but we have over 450 finance professionals across our 3 key support hubs who complete the full end-to-end finance accounting process. This is an ideal & rare opportunity for an individual educated to degree level who is looking to forge a career in tax, whilst working within a market leading company who will be committed to providing you with the tools and support required to aid you in building your professional career. This role will be part of our Technical team and is a great opportunity for someone looking to specialise in Tax and gain experience of a multi-disciplinary environment including but not limited to VAT, Customs Duty, Corporation Tax and Senior Accounting Officer (SAO) Compliance. The role will be split between compliance and technical work. Key duties of the Tax Controls Analyst will be: Calculation, preparation and submission of Tax/VAT returns Deliver compliance duties as and when required, including completion of the UK/ROI Tax and VAT group company compliance To remain up to date with current legislation and consider the impact for the business Assist with the execution of the SAO testing plan including but not limited to regular reviews of expenses, accounts payable and receivable Assist the SAO Controller with the management of Customs Duty across the UK ensuring that import risk is minimised and the correct amount of duty is paid by the UK operation Assist the Tax Technical team with any responsibilities given including project related work Assist with Group Year End compliance work each year ensuring the strict deadlines are met Actively work to improve process frameworks and make control recommendations to the teams Ensure all statutory and legislative deadlines Provide VAT and Corporation Tax support where appropriate to meet statutory obligations As the successful applicant you will be: Degree qualified Looking to specialise and pursue a career in Tax A self-starter, self-confident, dependable individual who is adaptable with excellent attention to detail Capable of building relationships at all levels and ability to work within a team. Capable of interacting at all levels within the business Have excellent data interrogation skills and able to clearly explain complex issues Have excellent written, verbal and presentation skills Be a dynamic, personable and results driven individual Be organised & creative with excellent problem solving skills and possess the ability to think outside the box Prepared to travel where appropriate we have offices in Fareham, Nottingham & Guernsey You will be 'systems orientated' and hold good Excel skills. A genuine interest in Tax and developing your career in this arena is essential. If this sounds like the role for you then apply today! - provided by Dice DEGREE