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Senior Tax Advisor

  • Location:

    Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £68000 - £88000 per annum + + 40% bonus + 10% pension

  • Contact:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Kayley Haythornthwaite

We are working with a great business based in central Edinburgh as they look to appoint a Senior Tax Advisor on a 12-14month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. This is a great opportunity to join a well-known business in a role offering extensive involvement in both UK and international tax compliance and advisory work for the group.

This is a truly exceptional business, who are extremely well known in their area of expertise for offering a first class service. They have a really happy workforce, who are given a great working culture including flexible hours and a work life balance being a priority.

Duties will include;

-Review tax computations of active (and dormant as required) UK companies to submission level for final review by Group Tax Manager
-Review draft replies to any HMRC correspondence
-Review quarterly CT payment recommendations
-Ensure timely overseas compliance regarding foreign branch/entity (including any branch accounts filings)- involves liaison with overseas advisors and local staff
-Undertake initial research into new countries and advise on set up structure
-Review the tax in monthly/interim/ annual group forecasts and analyse movements
-Prepare monthly group current and deferred tax journals
-Review interim and year end current and deferred tax provisions and prepare tax notes for group and solus accounts
-Advise on VAT issues/ efficiencies
-Review inter-company loan agreements and advise on tax efficient group funding arrangements
-Review and maintain transfer pricing files for all relevant UK companies
-Provide assistance in project work, including any due diligence work, as required
-Advise Supply Chain department on tax clauses for procurement contracts both UK and overseas
-Ad hoc technical research and advice on UK and international corporate tax, VAT and employment issues
-Manage, coach, develop and support the Tax Advisor in role.

Suitable candidates;

-CTA Qualified or hold an accounting qualification with significant corporate tax experience
-Ideally Big 4 trained
-Good UK corporation tax knowledge, including PAYE/NIC and VAT issues; ability to deal with both compliance and advisory issues
-International tax experience is essential
-Familiarity with accounting (IFRS and UK GAAP)

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

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