Tax Accountant

  • Up to £35000.00 per annum
  • Snodland, Kent
  • South East Water Hr Department

An opportunity has arisen for a Tax Accountant to join our busy team within the Finance department. You will be based at our Head Office in Snodland and will report into the Group Accountant.

The key purpose of this role is to provide tax and accounting support in ensuring tax compliance and the financial reporting of the business.

Main responsibilities will include the:

*Submission of corporation tax and capital gains computations and VAT returns to HMRC, including the preparation and maintenance of the underlying supporting records.

*Liason with HMRC and industry tax bodies and consultants.

*Preparation of approriate financial information to support compliance requirements and tax agreements held by the company- including FATCA, ATCA, WWDC, BEPS, group relief and Senior Accounting Officer reporting.

*Preparation and maintenance of the tax records, including deferred tax, to support the accounting entries for management, financial and regulatory reporting.

*Preparation of appropriate corporation tax and VAT forecasts and budgets.

*Provision of approriate support and advice to other departments with respect to general tax matters.

In order to fulfil this role, the successful candidate should have an up to date knowledge of UK tax legislation, possibly studying for a related professional qualification with a minimum of three years experience in a finance environment. You will have a conscientious, strong and positive attitude and hold excellent computer literacy and communication skills. You will be diligent with good attention to detail and have the ability to work to deadlines, prioritising your own workload.

This post is subject to a basic criminal record check and the Right to Work in the UK.

In return, we offer a competitive salary, a minimum of 25 days annual leave, a stakeholder pension scheme in which the maximum Company contribution is 10% and a life assurance scheme.

Please note, we reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible.

  • Advertiser: Direct Employer
  • Reference: REC0506