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Tax Specialist

Job Location: London

Regional Description: United Kingdom

Job Number: 00598080

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- Job description

Role: Tax Specialist
Location: London
Salary: up to £45,000  dependent on experience  + excellent benefits
 
Introduction:
Join Accenture and help transform leading organisations and communities around the world. The sheer scale of our capabilities and client engagements and the way we collaborate, operate and deliver value provides an unparalleled opportunity to grow and advance.
 
Join Corporate Functions and you will become part of a diverse team which offers the essential expertise that enables all our employees to deliver high performance to our clients. Our Corporate Functions professionals work in areas such as Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Marketing and Communications, CIO, Information Security, and Geographic Services.
 
Whether you work directly with clients or manage important internal initiatives and efforts, you’ll find amazing opportunities to make a measurable difference.
 
What responsibilities will you have?
 
The successful candidate will support the control of compliance tax risk in the EALA (Europe, Africa, Middle East and Latin America) region, the provision of advice on the tax efficient implementation of client engagements, and the implementation of country tax planning opportunities.
 
The job has a wide range of responsibilities, ranging from routine consultation and review to assisting in the tax technical aspects of the structuring of significant transactions.  Tax planning and advisory activities encompass advice of client engagements and corporate acquisitions and the implementation of both local and global tax planning initiatives. Compliance activities are limited to the maintenance of processes that monitor and review tax filings, tax and dividend payments and the review of all global reporting of tax information.
 

The role requires the ability to:

  • Work effectively within the EALA Tax team, interact effectively with both tax and non tax colleagues, the Client (as required), Corporate Development and Transaction Services, Country Controllership, Legal, Treasury, Client Financial Management and external advisers
  • Assist in the development and efficient maintenance of processes to manage compliance and reporting  activities within the region
  • Assist in the development of tax planning proposals
  • Effectively manage/coordinate the projects assigned.
  • Support and provide technical advice to Country Controllership as required.
  • Manage the input of external professional advisers
  • Support Tax leadership in the successful implementation of global initiatives across EALA
  • Work with other tax groups to ensure a harmonized approach of in country tax matters. e.g. Client Tax Matters and Individual Tax Matters.
 
What skills & experience are we looking for?
 
The job requires a background equivalent to a newly qualified tax professional in a Big 4 tax department, law firm or corporate tax department.  In addition, the job requires the following attributes:
 
  • Strong analytical and technical skills;
  • Good written and verbal communication skills;
  • Language skills are an advantage
  • Ability to work as part of a team and manage a number of diverse projects;
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications ( Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Commitment to excel as an international tax professional.
What academic qualifications do you need ?
 

University degree and a recognized post graduate tax qualification.

 

What’s in it for you?

 
All our Corporate Functions professionals receive comprehensive training covering business acumen, technical and professional skills development. We offer a variety of formal and informal training programs at every level to help you acquire and build specialised skills faster. Learning takes place both on the job and through formal training conducted online, in the classroom, or in collaboration with others. The sheer variety of work we do, and the experience it offers, provide an unbeatable platform from which to build a career.
 
On top of this, we have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, gym subsidies, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
 
What are the next steps?
 
If this sounds like the ideal role, career and company for you, click below to apply.
 
About Accenture
 
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialised skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity or any other basis as protected by applicable law.
 
Closing Date for Applications 31/07/2018
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found
 
 

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