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Tax Accountant

Location: EDINBURGH, MIDLOTHIAN, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 41,000.00-49,000.00 GBP (UK Pounds) Per annum, inc Benefits
Sector: Finance Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: 2
Posted: 7 months ago Reference: X3-238551

Reed Finance are delighted to be working with a leading Scottish University in search of a Qualified Accountant to join their finance team as a Financial Accountant (Tax & Compliance).

This a great opportunity for a candidates who want to become part of a very exciting time for the university. Joining the team as a permanent member of staff you will quickly become an integral team member. With some superb benefits whilst working in a central location this is an idela opportunity for candidates interested in the following;

Tax & Compliance

·         Responsible for timely co-ordination and completion of corporation tax returns for the group

·         Responsible for timely completion of VAT returns for the group, including PESM, RCV, CGS and any other schemes as required

·         Responsible for correct accounting entries and balance sheet reconciliations for all VAT and tax accounts

·         Responsible for reporting of all VAT and Tax, and providing support to relevant committees (e.g. Audit & Risk Committee)

·         Provision of advice relating to VAT, TAX and employment status queries, international tax, supporting HR and payroll where necessary

·         Working with professional advisors as required to ensure compliance with all tax and VAT requirements

Statutory Reporting and Accounting

  • Support the preparation of the University’s consolidated annual report and accounts, notably in respect of VAT & Tax
  • Support internal and external auditors in their work and deal with queries and questions as required

UK and International Tax Compliance and reporting

  • Work with Capital accountant to ensure correct VAT recovery on qualifying assets
  • Provide in-house specialist advice on tax matters, working with external advisers.
  • Provide internal advice in relation to tax matters, including overseas taxation issues
  • Corporation Tax - Liaise with external advisers on the timely preparation and submission of annual Corporation Tax returns for the University and its subsidiaries
  • VAT - Liaise with external advisors, prepare quarterly returns, maintain policies and procedures, carry out month and quarter end reconciliations

Candidate

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Statutory accounts epereince
  • VAT knowledge & corporation tax experience
  • Advanced Excel & Oracle experience

Please contact Roddy Mackenzie to find out more – roddy.mackenzie@reedglobal.com

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