Tax Accountant

Red Eagle
20 Mar 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
TAX ACCOUNTANT to £40,000 with superb benefits

Red Eagle Recruitment is looking for an experienced Tax Accountant for our major blue chip client in Folkestone

Tax Duties:

* To assist managing day to day compliance obligations for all taxes paid or accounted for by the group and ensure all legal requirements are met

* To provide tax accounting support for company and group accounts under UK GAAP and/or IFRS

* To be an initial point of contact for ad-hoc tax advice for the Business and covering all principal taxes

* Ensure annual corporate tax compliance cycle is completed accurately and within agreed time frames

* Be responsible for all corporate tax bookkeeping ensuring it reflect latest known position, including updates for prior years

* Provide support to the PSA process and ensure tax paid on time and in line with contract

* Complete quarterly tax returns as required

* Assist as required with acquisitions, disposals and reorganisations

* Provide tax advice across all taxes as required

* Undertake monitor and review work to allow completion of annual SAO certificates

* Liaise with auditors in respect of tax provisions and notes in the annual accounts

* Provide training to support embedding tax within company processes

Treasury Duties:

* Cash management cover - manage Group wide bank account balances each day

* Assist with completing month end divisional and Group reporting packs

* Cover FX spot, forward and swap trading on behalf of the Travel businesses in line with Group policy

* Produce weekly and monthly Group operational cash flow and reconcile position

* Good commercial awareness essential

* Excellent communication skills with ability to communicate well at all levels

* Keeps others fully informed and the expression of different or opposing views to ensure full understanding and engagement

* Acts proactively to improve customer service. Improves lines of communication

* Helps and encourages others to learn and develop and takes a proactive approach to own development in current job

* A good negotiator, with the ability to debate thinking to get to the best commercial outcome

* Thinks laterally to identify new or untried solutions leading to business benefits

* Ability to inspire others and commands respect. Willingness to roll up sleeves to sort out issues and meet deadlines. Leads by example

* Identifies relevant information and evaluates the issues to make sound decisions in highly complex or sensitive situations

* Instigates and drives change.

* Open to new ideas

* Improves team effectiveness by providing a sense of purpose and values, and by involving team members

Education & Qualifications:

* Part Qualified ACCA/CIMA/ACA, willingness to study CTA and / or ACT

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