Tax Accounting Senior Officer, HMRC, Stratford - £45, 170 + substantial pension

Specialism:
Corporate Tax Jobs, Audit/Accounts Jobs
Job Title:
In House Tax Jobs, Tax Accountant Jobs
Region:
UK & Ireland Tax Jobs
Location:
Greater London Tax Jobs
City:
East London Tax Jobs
Salary:
£45,170 to £45,170 per annum
Posted:
02-Sep-22
Job Ref:
234893

*** Tax Accounting Senior Officer***

*** Salary £45,170 ***

Apply before 11:55 pm on Thursday 15th September 2022

Summary

At HMRC, we are committed to creating a great place to work for all our colleagues; an inclusive and respectful environment that reflects the diversity of the society we serve.

We want to maximise the poten

tial of everyone who chooses to work for us, and we offer a range of flexible working patterns and support to make a fulfilling career at HMRC accessible to you.

Diverse perspectives and experiences are critical to our success, and we welcome applications from all people from all backgrounds with the experience and skills needed to perform this role.

Job description

As our Tax Accounting Senior Officer, you’ll be working within a team of 15 lively and hardworking people who are based in Stratford. They will provide you with a unique insight into how HMRC undertake the collection of taxes and the production of our Annual Report and Accounts.

This role provides an excellent opportunity for enthusiastic individuals to develop both their inter-personal and finance skills.

Responsibilities

Here are some things you would be responsible for in your role:

Effectively leading a small team to plan and deliver elements of the HMRC Tax Accounts within resource and timescales as detailed in the Business Plans.
Supporting the production of published accounts and financial statements through the assurance of tax accruals data, providing analysis and challenging anomalies to ensure the integrity of the data; drafting explanatory notes and other narrative; collaborating with stakeholders and managing risks to ensure agreed timescales are met.
Overseeing a critical review of the current General Ledger reconciliation processes, identifying and implementing improvements as well as ensuring that there are effective and ongoing controls in place.
Working collaboratively with colleagues across HMRC and other partners to build effective relationships; developing appropriate assurances on data provided for financial accounts and driving forward operational improvements.
Managing audits conducted by the National Audit Office; driving forward audit recommendations and providing timely updates to the Audit & Risk Committee.
Producing appropriate briefs for senior managers to enable relevant assurance of the accounts and highlight key issues.
Supporting HMRC activities to move all taxes to one general ledger (SAP) ensuring accounting requirements and general ledger codes are structured in line with reporting requirements.
Driving and supporting continuous improvement within the team.


Essential criteria:


Qualified in one of the following accountancy qualifications: ACCA, CIMA, CIFPA, ICAEW, ICAI or ICAS.
Experience in financial data analysis, showing ability to identify trends and investigate potential errors.
Experience in the use of Microsoft Excel.

Benefits

Learning and development tailored to your role
An environment with flexible working options
A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity
A Civil Service pension with an average employer contribution of 27%

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