Senior Tax Accountant

Redmill Resourcing
Edinburgh Technopole
13 Apr 2019
17 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Redmill Consulting world-renowned client is currently looking for a Senior Tax Accountant for an exciting permanent position. Based near excellent public transport links and with free-parking, this opportunity will ideally Financial Accountants who have strong VAT, tax and compliance knowledge.

Why work here?

  • Excellent salary
  • Flexible working hours including start and finish times
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Above average pension contribution
  • Strong progression opportunities


The job of Senior Tax Accountant will give you the opportunity to be involved with the following:

  • Responsible for co-ordination and completion of corporation tax returns for the group
  • Responsible completion of VAT returns for the group, including PESM, RCV, CGS
  • Balance sheet reconciliations for all VAT and tax accounts
  • Reporting of all VAT and Tax, and providing support to relevant committees (e.g. Audit & Risk Committee)
  • Provision of advice relating to VAT, TAX and employment status queries, international tax, supporting HR and payroll where necessary
  • Working with professional advisors
  • Statutory Reporting and Accounting
  • Preparation of the organisation’s consolidated annual report and accounts
  • UK and International Tax Compliance and reporting
  • Ensuring correct VAT recovery on qualifying assets
  • Liaise with external advisers on the preparation & submission of annual Corporation Tax returns
  • Investigate options and draft technical papers for presentation to Senior Managers
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities, involving process and/or system enhancements


As Senior Tax Accountant you will be skilled and/or qualified in the following

  • Professionally qualified Accountant
  • Statutory Accounts preparation
  • Preparation of VAT returns including RCV, PESM, CGS
  • Preparation of Corporation Tax computations and compliance
  • Balance sheet management including reconciliations
  • ERP Finance Systems knowledge
  • Operational experience in an organisation with overseas operations
  • Experience of drafting Financial Accounting opinion papers under latest UK GAAP
  • International Taxation experience
  • IR35 and employment status experience
  • Excellent organisational, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong IT skills

Should this role be of interest please apply by attaching your most up to date CV. Alternatively, please contact me directly for a confidential discussion about the vacancy.

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