Role details

Indirect Tax Accountant

West Yorkshire   •   £40,000 - £45,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Fantastic retail business based in West Yorkshire
  • Opportunity to work for one of the UK's top employers

About Our Client

The Client is one of W. Yorkshire's top businesses to work for within the consumer goods industry they have a number of household brands and have a strong presence within the market.

Job Description

The Key responsibilities of the Indirect Tax Accountant will include but not be limited to:
* Proactively drive productivity and make informed decisions.
* Be the key interface between the tax department and wider finance function (especially the Accounts Payable and Compliance departments) and building relationships with key individuals.
* Identify KPI's and contribute to performance improvement through regular team and department meetings.
* Take full ownership of the integrity of the indirect tax balances, performing regular reviews and quick resolution of any discrepancies found, obtaining accounting support from the finance teams as necessary.
* Ensure consistent documentation of processes to support training and aid the removal of key dependencies.
* Assist the Tax Compliance Manager in providing coaching support to more junior members of the team.
* Actively involved in wider business projects to ensure that the needs of the tax department are considered.
* Assist the tax team on ad-hoc projects and deliver output within set deadlines.

The Successful Applicant

For the role of Indirect Tax Accountant, we are looking for these key skills:
* Fully/part qualified accountant/tax advisor with strong technical skills.
* Lead by example, working with an added value and risk focus.
* Ability to build strong relationships and work collaboratively across the wider Accounting Centre.
* Ability to recognise and adapt to changing priorities, whilst remaining focused.
* Strong written and oral communication skills and ability to present and communicate at a senior level.
* A solid working knowledge of Microsoft Excel to facilitate data analysis using v-look up, sum if and pivot tables.
* Delivery focused with the ability to "see the bigger picture" and ensure all key areas of the department are of an excellent standard.

What's on Offer

For this role the client is looking to pay between £40,000 and £45,000

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