Professional Services Recruitment

Corporate Tax Associate - Edinburgh

£45,000 - £55,000 - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1821 Date Posted: Monday 21 Jun 2021
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a global asset management organisation based in Edinburgh to help source a Corporate Tax Associate.

This role presents a unique opportunity for the right candidate to join a high quality, high performing in-house corporate tax function with significant exposure to complex tax compliance and reporting work, gaining valuable experience of tax laws and rules across the region.

Additionally, there is opportunity to get involved and gain experience with M&A and restructuring projects, complex modelling for transactions, and other ongoing project work.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive individual to work in a role that provides a wealth of opportunity gaining exposure to complex tax issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring timely and accurate provision of data for any corporate income tax (CIT) returns allocated to the individual, and independently liaising with third party tax advisors to prepare returns for submissions
  • Preparation of key supporting computations for UK CIT returns, such as for the Controlled Foreign Companies, and Corporate Interest Restrictions rules
  • Ensuring timely payment of all EMEA corporate tax liabilities as and when they arise throughout the year, with assistance and advice from external tax advisors if necessary
  • Preparation of monthly US GAAP Tax provisions for EMEA entities and associated reporting
  • Reconciliation of monthly US GAAP Tax balance sheet accounts for EMEA entities
  • Preparation of annual statutory tax reporting requirements for EMEA entities
  • Preparation of tax workings for regulatory submissions for EMEA entities
  • Promptly responding to CIT queries from stakeholders whether these are from internal teams, external advisers, local tax authorities, or auditors
  • Coordination of CRS and FATCA compliance processes in EMEA, if required
  • Ownership of non-standard tax compliance matters, such the International Movement of Capital rules, and treasury withholding tax-based compliance

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • CA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with a strong academic record or Tax Exam qualified - candidates with strong practical tax experience also considered
  • High level of technical proficiency in Excel and General Ledger applications, preferably knowledge of Oracle and Hyperion Financial Management
  • Experience in preparing and/or reviewing CIT returns and calculations in the EMEA region
  • Knowledge of current CIT legislation and issues would be beneficial
  • Self-starter, good communicator, work independently but escalate issues where necessary
  • Highly numerate, quick learner, and a team player
  • Highly organised, strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple work-streams with delivery to agreed deadlines essential
  • Experience preferably in Financial Services beneficial