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Graduate Tax Assistant

Location: CAMBRIDGE, CAMBRIDGESHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 22,000-25,000 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Accountancy Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 18
Posted: 8 months ago Reference: X3-396949

Graduate Tax Assistant - Cambridge - £22,000-£25,000 per annum

An exceptional opportunity has arisen with one of Cambridge's fast growing and most successful technology companies, for an ambitious graduate to join the newly formed tax department, working alongside the recently appointed Head of Tax.

This role will see the successful candidate working on setting up processes and procedures, as well as carrying out compliance and more general accounting duties. Duties to include:


-To look after group Indirect Tax compliance and associated administrative activities

-To report US sales and US tax returns to the revenue authorities either directly or with help of external advisers

- To prepare and submit UK VAT and EC Sales returns

- To prepare and submit subsidiary indirect tax returns

- To ensure timely payment of all indirect taxes to the respective tax administration

- To reconcile the system reports to returns submitted and payments made

- Extracting accounting and financial data needed to prepare the returns 

- Reconciling the figures to accounting ledgers

- Preparing draft returns for sign off and submitting the final reports to the authorities

- Raising payment requests and gaining the necessary internal approvals

- Implementing internal tax controls and maintaining tax compliance tracker 

- Keep track of international tax developments in the area of indirect tax to ensure continuous compliance in light of continuous legal an regulatory changes 


This client is looking for a tenacious and driven individual - this is an excellent and rare opportunity to join a world leading organisation and you will ideally possess the following:

- Degree in Accounting, Business, Economics or related studies at grade 2:1 or above

- Strong A Levels (or equivalent) results

- A genuine interest in pursuing a tax related career

- Looking to study for ACCA, ATT, CTA 

- Excellent numeracy and administrative skills

- Proficient in the use of Excel, Word and Microsoft outlook

- Ability to manage multiple priorities and deliverables

- Good with working under strict deadlines and the ability to work with others to ensure timely completion of work

- Highly numerical with good attention to detail and a mindset to challenge and improve existing processes

- Confident in addressing and escalating matters with colleagues in order to resolve underlying issues


Please apply now for more information on this opportunity

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