Senior Tax Accountant

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: Based on Experience

Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 02/07/2021

Senior Tax Accountant

– Cheltenham 

– Monday – Friday 

We are working with our client based in the Cheltenham area who are looking for Senior Tax Accountant to support the Group Tax Manager in managing the global tax affairs of the group. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a direct tax background to gain further experience and develop themselves in a vibrant business. The role would be suitable for someone making their first move in-house or joining from within a large, listed business to progress their career.

Main Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Support the Group Tax Manager in the day to day running of the tax department including taking the lead on ad-hoc projects.
  • Proactively manage Group tax policies and transfer pricing to ensure a joined up and future-proofed approach.
  • Implement appropriate tax governance controls with the support of the Group Tax Manager.
  • Assist the Group Tax Manager with HMRC risk reviews and other international tax audits.
  • Assist the Group Tax Manager with reviewing current Group transfer pricing policies, ensuring the policies are adhered to while working on the implementation of adjusted policies.
  • Manage the Group direct tax compliance obligations for multiple jurisdictions. This will primarily involve acting as a contact point for external advisors, agreeing submission timetables which work both internally and with our external advisors together with providing all necessary data required to complete the direct tax filings.
  • Assist the Group Tax Manager with the preparation of Group IFRS tax provisions and FRS 102 tax provisions for the UK statutory accounts.
  • Work to ensure that tax advice and updates are communicated and implemented throughout the business, liaising with the most suitable teams and building an internal network.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A qualified accountant and / or tax accountant (ACA, ACCA, CTA) with post qualification experience in industry or practice (Big Four or leading Mid-Tier environment).
  • A technically strong tax professional with in depth experience of Corporation Tax and tax accounting together with a broad general awareness of all other taxes. Whilst some level of VAT experience would be advantageous, it is not essential for the role.
  • A highly organised, diligent person with exceptional attention to detail.
  • A strong communicator able to present confidently within the business.
  • A team player able to work effectively and collaboratively across the business.

If this role sounds of interest to you, apply today.

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RE Recruitment would like to thank you for applying for the above role. We do try to come back to all applications however if you haven’t heard from a consultant within 5 working days, this unfortunately means that you have been unsuccessful.


SalaryBased on Experience
Job ReferenceSHSTA
Contract TypePermanent
Closing Date02/07/2021
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted25/06/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Samsul Hussain

Recruitment Consultant


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