3 days per week.
Brilliant part time role in a growing in-house tax team. They seek an enthusiastic tax professional who holds the Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) qualification to support the Director of Tax in managing the indirect tax compliance process and in tax project work. Based in amazing Head Office in Crewe, Cheshire (with gym, subsidised food and lots of benefits).
Your responsibilities day to day will be…
Responsible for all UK and European indirect tax filings – VAT, EC sales lists, Intrastat etc
Review indirect tax submissions for other territories including Malaysia, Singapore and Australia
Support introduction of software to produce US sales tax filings
Subject matter lead on indirect tax matters – resolve queries from finance and business
Responsibility for product matrix – ensure all sales are assigned correct VAT codes in invoicing system
Maintain STARS system – this is third party software used to support the VAT return process
Support move to electronic invoicing
VAT process improvements – monitor and reduce error rates
Day to day contacts with advisors on outsourced returns
Deal with tax enquiries from tax authorities;
Assist the Director of Tax in project work as required. Typical projects could involve determining the correct VAT treatment of new products and services.
Work on acquisitions including review of due diligence to identify any potential tax risks, and after acquisitions are made, you will need to bring the new company into line with existing tax processes.
What do we expect of you?
CTA qualified, or alternatively you will be a qualified accountant with at least 5 years of indirect tax experience.
Experience of preparing indirect tax returns either in practice or another in-house role.
Exposure to European VAT systems would be an advantage.
Ability to research technical topics which you have not previously seen.
Supervising junior staff and helping them to develop their own skills and knowledge.
Ability to build a strong rapport with members of the Finance Team and the wider business teams;
Problem solving skills.
Excellent attention to detail.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Able to work under pressure and effectively prioritise to achieve strict deadlines and targets.
Ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
Thrives on challenge and accountability.
Influencing skills to deliver results from colleagues.
Great part time opportunity in a rapidly expanding international group.