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Financial Services Tax Adviser - Glasgow

£Excellent Salary (DOE) + Benefits - Tax
Ref: 3929 Date Posted: Tuesday 21 Jan 2020
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Financial Services Tax Adviser required for the growing compliance team of this Big 4 Chartered Accountants With the option to be based in Glasgow or Edinburgh, this is an exciting opportunity to join a specialist team in offering comprehensive compliance and reporting services to some of the world's leading financial services businesses.

Working closely with Partners, Directors and colleagues, you will learn to build and develop trusted, long-term relationships with a range of clients from retail and investment banking, asset management, debt-purchasing and insurance. You will also work with other specialists departments across Europe and globally in order to deliver the highest quality of tax reporting and tax audits, specifically designed around clients’ relevant tax risks.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing tax reporting services under IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP - including group reporting, company-only numbers and interims
  • Acting as a tax specialist on audits, reviewing client tax accounting and managing other specialist input (including transfer pricing, R&D, transactions, debt advisory), identifying and addressing risks to reach conclusions around uncertain tax positions;
  • Coordinating with both offshore and nearshore teams to maximise quality and efficiency;
  • Proactive management of audit, client and statutory deadlines, billing requirements and effective delegation to the team
  • Managing and developing existing UK and international relationships both internally with the firm’s audit team and externally with clients, and encouraging new relationships;
  • Contributing to the development of technical and operational skill-sets of junior team members

You will be a professionally qualified Tax Adviser (CTA/CA) with practice experience within a similar function. Good knowledge or interest in the financial services sector would be advantageous. Previous experience in statutory audit and preparing reporting schedules and tax accounting disclosures under UK GAAP and IFRS would also be benefical. You will be commercially minded with exemplary communication skills and the motivation to develop your existing tax technical and operational skill-set.

£Excellent Salary (DOE) + Benefits. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0)141 530 4333 or