Role details

Tax Advisor

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Exciting role at specialist insurance group with global network.
  • Opportunity to work alongside the Head of Tax on all tax matters.

About Our Client

The group is a specialist insurance group that underwrites risks at LLoyd's of London, the world's leading insurance and reinsurance market, and deploys specialist underwriters in all major insurance and reinsurance classes, including marine, energy, property, casualty and aviation. The company has a fantastic international network of offices, with headquarters in the City of London and offices in Scandinavia, Singapore and the United States.

Job Description

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparation and submission of group and syndicate quarterly VAT returns under the group PESM and management of relationship with HMRC.
  • Improving the VAT compliance process and providing advice in relation to VAT technical issues, e.g. cross border issues.
  • Preparation of UK corporation tax computations for companies within the UK tax group.
  • Involvement on tax advisory and planning work and other ad hoc projects as they arise, discussing new tax ideas with Tax Manager and US parent tax team.
  • Calculation of the tax provisions (including deferred tax) in the published accounts / Interim Statements of the UK group and on the quarterly consolidated management accounts and the subsidiaries of the group including Corporate members and the managing agency.
  • Calculation of UK corporation tax quarterly instalment payments under the group payment arrangement.
  • Preparation and submission of all syndicate tax returns and Lloyd's / HMRC submissions
  • Organising / co-ordinating processes and controls affecting the production of tax related financial information of group's overseas subsidiaries.

The Successful Applicant

The successful candidate will have:

  • Professional qualifications - CIMA/ACCA/CA and/or ATT / CTA.
  • Ability to deliver results under tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills.

Desirable experience includes:

  • Exposure to the Lloyd's market as an accountant/tax specialist.
  • Good knowledge of VAT, preferably in the Insurance sector.
  • Experience in producing and reviewing VAT returns.
  • Sound knowledge of accountancy principles, in particular, accounting for tax (including deferred taxation and accounts presentation.)
  • Experience of using Alphatax and/or Onesource.

What's on Offer

  • Highly competitive remuneration package.
  • Opportunity for progression and professional development.

Please do not hesitate to contact Connor Tostevin on 0207 269 2168 for further information about the role.

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