job / tax adviser (inhouse) 4662

Tax Adviser (In-House) - Glasgow

Up to £40,000 (DOE) + Benefits - Tax
Ref: 4662 Date Posted: Thursday 12 Sep 2019
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Rare In-house Tax Adviser opportunity within the expanding Tax team of this Glasgow-based Group. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious tax professional to develop their career in a hybrid tax role in Indirect Tax (75% of role), as well as corporate and international taxation.

Reporting to the VAT Manager, you will be responsible for supporting the Group’s VAT compliance matters as well as having direct involvement with Indirect tax advisory work. You will also provide support with corporate tax compliance and build your exposure to International tax matters when dealing with overseas operations.

Key Responsibilities include:

Indirect Tax

  • Supporting with the preparation of all VAT returns, Intrastat and EC sales returns for the Group and subsidiaries;
  • Maintaining Indirect tax journals and reconciling related balance sheet control accounts;
  • Ensuring relevant tax payments are made to appropriate authorities on time
  • Maintaining tax settings on internal systems in line with best practice
  • Ensure review and oversight of the Group’s indirect tax compliance in respect of overseas operations
  • Support management with the management of key external relationships, including Tax Advisors, auditor and HMRC
  • Dealing with internal indirect tax enquiries and providing professional tax advice

Other Responsibilities:

  • Providing draft corporate tax provisions for subsidiary company financial statements
  • Completing corporation tax data packs and supporting analyses for submission to the Group’s external tax advisers
  • Reviewing corporate tax computations as prepared by tax advisers
  • Review draft personal tax computations and related returns as prepared by Group tax advisers and ensuring timeous submission
  • Dealing with tax enquiries, both internal and from external contacts, as well as disclosures and day-to-day correspondence
  • Providing professional tax advice on business development and change projects, ensuring compliance with existing framework and in line with effective tax planning

You will be a qualified Tax or Accounting Professional (ATT/CTA/CA/ITP) and have a minimum of 3 years’ Indirect Tax experience, or relevant financial accounting experience with developed VAT compliance knowledge. You will be comfortable managing large data sets and have demonstrable experience of presenting and explaining financial/tax data in a clear, understandable manner. Corporation tax experience is desired, but not essential. Strong communication and organisational skills are imperative.

Salary up to £40,000 (DOE) + Benefits. Study support will be considered for those wishing to pursue further relevant qualification. For more information please contact Lynsey Kerr on (0141) 530 4333 or