Tax Assistant

Recruiter
Sheridan Maine London
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a banking group based in the UK and they are currently recruiting for a Tax Assistant to join their finance team. The role is responsible for supporting the Tax Team by preparing returns in respect of various Taxes, including Corporation Tax, Income Tax & VAT. This will include preparation of the CT Returns for the Bank, PSA Returns, Motor Finance VAT BDR, Intra-stat Returns, and arranging Tax payments to be made. Duties and responsibilities: -Assist in the Preparation of the Annual Corporation Tax Returns for UK and Irish entities -Prepare the monthly Intrastat returns and EC sales lists -Prepare the Annual PSA returns -Prepare the Quarterly VAT BDR Calculations for Motor Finance -Ensure that tax payments are made accurately and on time to the relevant tax authorities as required -Respond to tax related queries from internal or external stakeholders on a timely basis and in a practical/ commercial way e.g. tax advisory to business on a new product or queries from HMRC -Provide support to the finance function during reporting periods such as the year end including preparation of detailed taxation calculations -Ensure that adequate controls are in place including those required by the Senior Accounting Officer regulations and keeping documentation and risk registers up to date -Ensure that all Governance and Compliance requirements are adhered to and all reporting and reviewing activities required by the Regulatory Bodies are carried out to the standards required Essential skills • Degree level or equivalent qualification