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Tax Assistant / Graduate Trainee

London, Greater London, England

£16,000-£18,000 per annum


Tax Assistant / Graduate Trainee

Location: Fenchurch Street

Salary: £16,000-£18,000 per annum

Hours of Work: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

About the Company:

Inchcape Shipping Services provides global strategic maritime, cargo and supply chain solutions to ship-owners and operators who span all geographies, market segments, vessels and asset types.

The Tax Assistant will provide support to the Group Financial Analyst and Head of Financial & Management Reporting on the month end, quarter end and year end reporting deliverables.

Tax Assistant / Graduate Trainee Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the monthly UK VAT return for review
  • Preparation of the ESL return
  • Maintain and reconcile VAT control account
  • Preparation of all UK tax computations and produce near final returns for submission
  • Preparation of all Jersey entity tax returns for review and submission
  • Assist in tagging of financial statements
  • Collate and prepare CBCR reporting returns for the worldwide group (over 100 entities)
  • Preparation of withholding tax forms and dealing with WHT queries from overseas finance managers
  • Maintain and update SAO complaint processes and documentation for annual sign off
  • Assist in drafting of transfer pricing documentation and policies
  • Develop understanding of accounting systems, Unit 4 and Tax software
  • Assist with automation of accounting reports and adhoc analysis
  • Study towards obtaining a Professionals accounting qualification ACA/ACCA

Tax Assistant / Graduate Trainee Requirements:

  • Educated to Degree level (ideally in accounting / finance / mathematics / sciences)
  • A Financial background would be beneficial
  • Previous basic tax knowledge
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of work effectively and efficiently.
  • Develop and maintain a strong control environment
  • Strong financial analysis and attention to detail
  • Solid systems experience
  • Strong IT skills particularly Excel
  • Ability to interface constructively with people in order to understand issues at a practical level
  • Experience with Alphatax (Desirable)
  • Experience working in a multi-national / international company (Desirable)
  • Experience with Dream / Unit 4 Financials (Desirable)
  • Experience with Hyperion (version used is ######### Desirable)

Tax Assistant / Graduate Trainee Benefits:

  • Holiday: 22 days paid holiday (goes up to 23 after 3years, 24 after 4years and 25 after 5years)
  • Life insurance: 4x annual basic salary
  • Pension Scheme: Employee 3%, Employer 5%

If you feel that you meet the Tax Assistant / Graduate Trainee requirements, please apply now!

Posted 15 days ago

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