We are hiring an exciting newly-created Senior Tax Accountant position, working for a fast-growing, dynamic PE-backed Media business. Reporting to the Finance Director, with exposure to the senior management team, you will be working in their London Headquarters and will be working in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. You will lead on all aspects of tax accounting, strategy, compliance, and control, preparing quarterly VAT returns, tax forecasts, and be the liaison between the parent company and their European affiliates. The Senior Tax Accountant will drive UK & European Tax compliance for all entities under their remit.
Calculation and submission of VAT returns for UK & European Entities (Currently UK, ROI & Switzerland)
Reconciliation and verification of all employment taxes including PAYE & NI
Collaborating with relevant departments to ensure all UK entities under our remit meet 'Making Tax Digital' government requirements
Work closely with the Senior Tax Manager at their parent company to deliver calculation and submission of corporation tax provision as per calendar and associated tax returns
Liaise with auditors and HMRC on all tax-related queries
Prepare and maintain tax calendar to ensure that all entities filing requirements are timely
Keep the senior management team informed on tax changes particularly in the digital industry and possible impact on the business
Perform ad hoc accounting duties and project-related work, when required
We are looking for an independent and result-oriented Senior Tax Accountant that is ACA/ CTA Qualified from a top 20 practice, with 2-3 years experience. You will ensure the Tax function is structured such that it allows the company to continue to grow in a fast but controlled manner.
You will provide vision and ideas and will tackle any problem that may arise as well as being able to roll your sleeves up and get involved. A good analytical and commercial mindset with previous experience working in a fast-growth business would be highly advantageous in practice or industry.