In House Tax Accountant

Cheshire Permanent
  • Opportunity to join In House Tax function of a global business
  • Attractive salary and wider benefits package

About Our Client

International property and construction company looking for an in-house tax accountant to join their team, focussing on both direct and indirect taxes

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Providing ad hoc support across all taxes on both tax compliance and tax project work
  • To prepare an initial draft of the monthly VAT returns for review by the Senior Manager Indirect Tax Manager, and to undertake control checks.
  • To begin the preparation of corporation tax returns through inputting trial balances onto Onesource - this is subject to experience, and it is envisaged that, with training, the individual will continue to develop and gradually undertake more technical corporate tax responsibilities.
  • Managing the VAT and corporation tax records and dealing with HMRC correspondence
  • To assist with CIS and NRL returns
  • To assist with all tax compliance through communication with HMRC eg, VAT registrations and Options to Tax
  • To help maintain robust tax records and processes, and to assist in the continual monitoring and review of process/risk register for the purposes of SAO and other governance requirements
  • To get involved in wider group advisory projects which may include for example - tax technology, site acquisitions, funding new site developments, disposal transactions.

The Successful Applicant

The ideal candidate will have/be the following (although strong candidates with a willingness to learn and initial tax knowledge should still get in touch)

Essential experience

  • Fully or part qualified ATT and / or CTA or equivalent qualification by experience
  • High level knowledge of VAT - ideally in the Real Estate industry (but not compulsory if willing to learn)
  • Practical experience of dealing with complex VAT issues
  • Experience or awareness of Corporate Tax

Desirable experience

  • An awareness of CIS, SDLT, Customs and / or NRL
  • An awareness of accounting
  • An experience of Onesource for corporate tax
  • Experience with Sage ERP systems


  • Willing to learn and keen to develop technical knowledge
  • Ability to work to deadlines and take ownership over processes
  • An ability to research a tax issue and provide a clearly documented conclusion
  • An ability to look for improvements and to proactively follow these up
  • Confident using new technologies (with support where necessary)
  • Hard working, diligent and able to take ownership of tasks
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Word/Excel

What's on Offer

The successful candidate will receive:

  • Competitive salary package which will depend on experience but reflect the market rate
  • Study support
  • Onsite restaurant serving free breakfast and lunch
  • A collaborative, welcoming, and inclusive office culture
  • Flexible working
  • 22 days holiday per year rising 1 day per year of service up to 25 in addition to a Christmas shutdown
  • Perkbox account
  • Free onsite parking
  • Regular social events, charity events, and in-office events (including regular Wellness events)
Ben Warman
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Phone number
+44 161 829 0396

Job summary

Job function
Tax In House
Contract type
Consultant name
Ben Warman
Consultant phone
+44 161 829 0396
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