Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

Corporate Tax Analyst - Edinburgh

£35000-£38000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1612 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Sep 2019
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Wilkinson and Associates is working with a global asset management organisation based in Edinburgh. They have an excellent opportunity to join the finance team as they seek to hire an experienced Corporate Tax Analyst.

The individual will report to the Tax Manager and will be responsible for ensuring the day to day running of certain EMEA Corporate Tax compliance and accounting activities. The individual will also work closely with the Tax Policy team and third party advisors throughout Europe.

The role offers significant development and cross training opportunities on UK and global tax regimes and issues. Experience in Financial Services and preferably the Asset Management industry would be highly beneficial.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated able to work autonomously with excellent time management skills. This is an exceptional opportunity for an analytical-minded individual to grow in a distinguished global firm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring timely and accurate provision of data for non-UK EMEA CIT returns and liaison with third party advisors to prepare and then review the returns for submission.
  • Assist in the preparation of UK CIT return computations.
  • Ensuring payment of all EMEA Tax liabilities as and when they arise.
  • Preparation of USGAAP Tax provisions for all EMEA entities on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciliation of USGAAP Tax balance sheet accounts all EMEA entities on a monthly basis.
  • Preparation of annual statutory reporting requirements for all EMEA entities.
  • Preparation of quarterly statutory reporting requirements for certain UK entities.
  • Involvement in project work as required.

Required skills and attributes:

  • Good level of technical skills, in MS Excel and General Ledger applications (knowledge of Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management would be beneficial).
  • Experiences in preparing/reviewing Corporate Tax returns would be highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of current tax legislation/issues would be desirable (non-UK in addition to UK would be beneficial).
  • Ability to clearly and confidently communicate in verbal and written form. 
  • Self-starter able to work independently when necessary.
  • Organised and methodical, possessing attention to detail and good analytical skills.