Timely review of accurate Value Added Tax Returns and Intrastat returns for all Afton companies' registrations with Europe.
Preparation and/or review of UK Corporation Tax Returns, including review quarterly estimated tax payments and Research and Development tax credit. Preparation of other UK filings, including Annual PAYE Settlement Agreements and annual reports of packaging consumption for the Environmental Agency.
Accounting for tax matters under U.S. GAAP, including direct and indirect taxes, preparation of quarterly and annual information for the U.S. parent company, and support the preparation of statutory financial statement.
Review the quarterly tax provisions for the EMEAI region and have oversight over the tax and transfer pricing work being completed by EMEAI controller's group colleagues.
Supervise and develop UK tax accountant on UK tax matters. Consult on and review EMEAI tax matters with EMEAI controllers.
Support business initiatives while seeking opportunities to maximize shareholder value, reduce risk, and reduce tax liability.
Identify opportunities to simplify non-value-added processes to increase capacity, including increased automation of work papers to speed tax compliance and close process and increased use of SAP functionality.
Consult with various external financial statement and tax auditors, as needed, and provide accurate and timely responses to inquiries.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of tax law changes and company changes in the EMEAI region. Provide expert tax assistance to internal customers as needed.
Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and Senior Accounting Officer controls; review and update controls at least annually.
Monitor requirements of the OECD's Base Erosion Profit-Shifting project and resulting or related legislation, including the Mandatory Disclosure Regime, local transfer pricing disclosures, Diverted Profits Tax, and disclosure of tax strategy.
Educate colleagues on Criminal Finances Act of 2017 on an annual basis and document compliance with the Act, as required.
Research and analyse various tax issues, including VAT, customs and excise duties, Corporation and property taxes to support the business. EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE MINIMUMS:
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE PREFFERED:
- University degree
- 8+ years of corporate tax experience required
- Proficiency in direct and indirect tax
- Understanding of tax accounting laws and the application of those laws in a business environment
· Qualified ACA/ACCA (CTA qualified is a plus)
Appropriate combination of experiences that will support the required skill base may replace one or more of the specific experience requirements above.