Tax Advisor

Posted 14 May by MERJE Ltd
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MERJE are partenred with a leading Insurer in their search for a talented Tax Advisor.

This is an exciting opportunity to join as a Corporation Tax Professional in the Group Tax team based in Ipswich. You'll be responsible for the tax compliance, reporting and advisory work for a portfolio of companies, whilst also providing support to other team members on larger companies and more complex tax issues.  

Reporting to the Head of UK Corporation Tax, you'll be responsible for ensuring high standards of service delivery and stakeholder relationships. This is a great opportunity for someone looking for varied and interesting tax work within a supportive environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone from a Finance or Tax background to develop a career in Corporation Tax within a large corporate with ongoing development and support.

What you'll be doing: 

  • Prepare and submit annual corporation tax returns, supported by appropriate analysis.
  • Support the provision of a corporate tax advisory service in respect of designated companies and help to maintain the profile of Group Tax.
  • Analyse the tax position for designated entities to provide timely and accurate quarterly and annual tax accounting numbers. Take an active role in projects and initiatives which could require tax involvement.
  • Work closely with and support peers within the department to work in a collaborative manner.
  • Develop self and contribute to team motivation. 

Our Ideal candidate

We know that some candidates may be discouraged from applying if they don't meet every requirement. If you're excited by this job, but you're not sure you tick every box, we'd still encourage you to apply.

What we're looking for:

-    Fully or partially tax or accountancy qualified.

-    Corporation tax experience highly desirable but not essential, however, a passion for a career in corporation tax is essential.

-    Will consider applications from those with strong accounting and academic qualifications prepared to study for a tax qualification. 

-    To be enthusiastic and knowledgeable on tax and accounting related matters.

-    Commercial/practical approach to the application of tax and accounting knowledge.

-    Confident communicator who enjoys meeting new people and building effective work relationships.

-    An enquiring mind, excellent problem-solving skills, and logical thinking.

-    Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.

Applicants must be located and eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship. Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days, unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful. In applying for this role, you may be registered on our database so we can contact you about suitable opportunities in future. Your data will be managed in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which can be found on our website. If you would like this job advertisement in an alternative format, please contact MERJE directly.

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