Cooper Lomaz have a fantastic UK Tax Accountant role in Peterborough for one of the UK's most recognisable brands. This hands on, technical role will initially be offered on a 2 year contract to support an overhaul of Corporate Tax processes, ensuring compliance with new legislation, whilst also improving reporting efficiencies within the business. As the organisation continues to adapt to it's ever changing market, the complexity and volume of the UK Tax returns increases and with recent legislation changes there is a need to update a number of reporting processes to create efficiencies. Reporting into the Head of Tax, the UK Tax Accountant will support these on going projects whilst also ensuring delivery of all Direct Tax reports and returns to the business.
Whilst the role will be diverse and challenging with a number of projects taking place, the key responsibilities will include:
- Preparation of UK Corporate Tax returns and ensure all returns are produced under new compliance guidelines
- Support the modelling/forecasting of implications associated with changes to UK Tax legislation
- Complete end of year Tax return fillings and support all Tax audits
- Identify opportunities to improve the accuracy of and efficiency of tax reporting
- Ad hoc project based work
The successful candidate will ideally be a qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA or equivalent) or a qualified Tax accountant (ATT/CTA or equivalent). The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an excellent up to date knowledge of UK Tax legislation, specifically affecting Direct Tax and will also have experience of producing a high volume Tax returns. Strong communication skills and the ability to discuss Tax across a wider Finance team will be key given that the Tax team within the organisation is very business facing. Candidates will also demonstrate an ability to work with great autonomy and will challenge the business from a Tax perspective. For the right candidate, a longer term/permanent role will be considered as the contract progresses.