Corporate Tax Accountant Job, 6-12 month contract, Financial Services, Edinburgh, £250-£300 day rate
Your new company
Our client is a well-known and highly reputable Financial Services organisation with substantial operations across the Globe. Due to internal reporting developments, Hays is assisting the business to recruit a Corporate Tax Accountant contractor for 6 months plus on a generous day rate.
Your new role
Reporting into the Corporate Tax Manager, the successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring the daily completion of EMEA Corporate Tax compliance and accounting activities. You will collate and provide the necessary data for non-UK EMEA and UK CIT returns, and prepare and review the computations and submissions. You will ensure the timely payment of all EMEA Tax liabilities when required and handle USGAAP Tax accounting on a monthly basis, including reconciliation of the balance sheet accounts. Further to this, you will assist with annual statutory reporting and deal with CIT queries from various stakeholders. The successful individual will operate closely with the Tax Policy team and external advisers.
What you'll need to succeed
The ideal applicant will be a qualified Accountant or Tax Adviser (e.g. CA, ACCA, CIMA or CTA) with a strong knowledge of Corporate Tax compliance and operations. Those without the qualification, but with a proven track record within Corporate Tax, will be considered. You will have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, to allow you to efficiently liaise with various business areas and external advisers. You will also be highly organised with strong attention to detail, whilst managing various deadlines.
What you'll get in return
Working 35 hours per week, you will receive a generous day rate of between £250 to £300. While this contract is initially 6 months it is likely to be extended up to 12 months, and the opportunity to become a permanent member of staff, should you wish, may occur.
What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to Madeleine French now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. Equally, refer a Tax professional for the chance to win up to £300 in retail vouchers.