Role: Tax Planning Manager (12 month contract)
Salary: Upto £75,000 dependant on skills and experience plus excellent benefits
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The successful candidate will be a member of the Global Tax Group In UKI, working across a range of entity and client tax matters and will report to the UKI Tax Director. The role is a one year fixed contract to cover maternity leave and can be based in UK or Ireland.
As a Tax Planning Manager, you will:
Provide tax advice for the efficient implementation of client engagements and of country and regional tax planning opportunities, tax due diligence and acquisition structure for M&A, as well as support the control of tax compliance in UKI.
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 regional tax planning initiatives. Compliance activities involve working with our Dublin service center (AEE) in the maintenance of processes that monitor and review tax filings, effective tax rates, tax and dividend payments and the review of global reporting of tax information.
The role requires the ability to:
- Work effectively within the UKI Tax team, interact 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 management of tax enquiries.
- Effectively manage/coordinate the projects assigned.
- Support and provide technical advice to Country Controllership and AEE.
- Manage the input of external professional advisers
We are looking for experience in the following skills:
- Background equivalent to a qualified tax professional in a Big 4 tax department, law firm or corporate tax department.
- Relevant accounting or tax qualification, ACA, CTA, ACCA or equivalent
- University degree.
In addition, the job requires the following attributes:
- Highly committed and reliable professional;
- Strong analytical and technical skills;
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to work as part of a team and manage a number of diverse projects;
- Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint);
At Accenture in addition to a competitive basic salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes 30 days’ vacation per year, private medical insurance and 3 extra days leave per year for charitable work of your choice!
Flexibility and mobility are required to deliver this role as there will be requirements to spend time onsite with our clients and partners to enable delivery of the first-class services we are known for.
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services in strategy and consulting, interactive, technology and operations, with digital capabilities across all of these services. We combine unmatched experience and specialized capabilities across more than 40 industries — powered by the world’s largest network of Advanced Technology and Intelligent Operations centers. With 509,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture brings continuous innovation to help clients improve their performance and create lasting value across their enterprises. 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 2/03/2021
Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.
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