Tax Assistant

Posted 13 November by Page Personnel Finance
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Page Personnel are delighted to be partnered with our highly respected client in recruiting a Tax Assistant.

Client Details

Our client is a market leading shipping company. This role is based in Clydebank.


The successful candidate will most likely have the following responsibilities:


* Work with HR to ensure monthly payroll deadline is met, assist with any queries/checking of UK payroll Monthly Payroll Costings and other required reporting

* Pension reconciliation, ensuring contributions are correct, submissions to various pension providers, registering of new members and annual submissions

* Payroll related remittances i.e. wage arrestment, manual salary payments

* Ensure monthly funding is in place for payrolls

* Manage HMRC PAYE accounts

* Maintaining company cars record and ensure reported to HMRC correctly

* PSA calculation, ensure correct gathering of reportable items

* P60 submission, P11D submission

* Ensure correct implementation of IR35

* Ensure all new HMRC regulations are adopted in a timely manner

Vat responsibility

* Vat submission for 2 VAT Groups

* Ensure correct VAT treatment is applied within UK Group.

* Provide training to Finance Department of application of VAT rules

* Understand customs requirements for imports/ exports.

Corporate Tax responsibility

* Assist Financial Controller with UK Tax reporting and answering Finance Business Partners queries

* Ensure all Group relief balances are settled in a timely manner

Transfer Pricing

* Responsible for completion and maintaining Masterfiles and Local files for the UK entities.

* Assist Head of Tax with CBC reporting where required

You may be asked from time to time be asked to undertake other tasks that are considered to be relevant to your position.


The successful candidate will most likely have the following characteristics:

* Professional qualification in accounting or similar

* Previous knowledge of working in a Tax role

* Strong technical ability

* Able to communicate with colleagues

* Demonstrate up to date PAYE, VAT, Transfer Pricing knowledge.

* Knowledge of ERP and IT financial systems.

* Good commercial knowledge and sound understanding of financial issues, including current accounting standards

* Pro-active in achieving results with a track record of delivery

* Highly organised individual

* Highly motivated

* Team player

Job Offer

This role offers a competitive salary of £20,000-£30,000.

Required skills

  • Tax Assistant

Reference: 39353336

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