Tax Accountant

England, London, City of London
Up to £51000.00 per annum + 25 days holiday and study support
13 Jun 2019
20 Jun 2019
Neil Goodall
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Reporting into the Senior Financial Accountant-Reporting, the purpose of this role is to assist in the delivery of a high quality financial reporting and tax service in accordance with agreed timetables.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare consolidated and individual statutory accounts within agreed timescales and specifications.
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of accounting standards and regulations to ensure statutory accounts are prepared correctly and to a high standard within agreed timescales.
  • Support preparation of year-end audit files for Group entities and support the Financial Accounting Team with delivery of the year-end accounts to agreed timescales.
  • Assist in the completion and submission of regulatory and tax returns in accordance with required timescales.
  • Undertake taxation work including VAT, Corporation tax, Construction Industry Tax and Employment tax for Group entities including tax planning, compliance and reporting.
  • Take an active role in the quarterly tax update meetings with external advisors.
  • Deliver financial accounting projects and prepare adhoc requests for analysis in a timely manner.
  • Support the production of the Annual Financial Statements.
  • Manage the inter-company reconciliation process and reporting timetable.
  • Develop the use of Company Finance Systems to improve financial reporting and deliver an efficient and effective service to internal and external customers.
  • Action all agreed internal and external audit actions within required timescales.

Skills/ Experience

  • Recent experience of statutory financial reporting and taxation compliance either in practise or industry role.
  • Good attention to detail with ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload to meet agreed deadlines.
  • Proven experience of leading on the preparation of financial statements for audit and the application of accounting standards.
  • Experience of reviewing and analysing financial information and reporting on results.
  • Experience in intercompany accounting and reconciliation.
  • Excellent oral and written communications.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Proven customer service experience.



CCAB or CIMA qualification.


ATT or CTA tax qualification.

What's on offer?

We offer an excellent benefits package that help make the com[any a great place to work. These include but aren't limited to:

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Medical expenses cover
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Benefits Portal - Everyone Lifestyle Benefits
  • Eye test vouchers
  • Aspire - £100 allowance per employee each financial year
  • Professional qualification support
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Purchase additional leave
  • Salary Sacrifice - Deduction of various benefits from 'gross' salary, before tax and NI deducted