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Corporate Tax Contractor - 12 Month Daily Rate Contract - Edinburgh

£480 per day (inside IR35) - Financial Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1828 Date Posted: Tuesday 10 May 2022
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Corporate Tax Interim Professional Required (hybrid working model)


Our client has an opportunity for a daily rate contractor to join their corporate tax team for a period of 12 months.


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, with some opportunity to experience other corporate tax-related projects and advisory work, where required.


You will be responsible for:


• 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

• Assistance with preparing key supporting computations for UK CIT returns

• Initial preparation of monthly US GAAP Tax provisions for allocated EMEA entities and associated reporting

• Reconciliation of monthly US GAAP Tax balance sheet accounts for allocated EMEA entities

• Preparation of annual statutory tax reporting requirements for allocated EMEA entities

• Preparation of tax workings for regulatory submissions for allocated EMEA entities

• Promptly responding to CIT queries from stakeholders whether these are from internal (other teams), external advisers, local tax authorities, or auditors, etc.

• Coordination of CRS and FATCA compliance processes in EMEA

• Ensuring timely payment of corporate tax liabilities for allocated entities as and when they arise throughout the year, with assistance and advice from external tax advisors if necessary

• Ownership of non-standard tax compliance matters, such the International Movement of Capital rules, and treasury withholding tax-based compliance such as Double Tax Treaty Passports, where these relate to allocated entities


Skills required:


• 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

• Be a self-starter and good communicator, able to work independently but also exercising sound business judgement to escalate issues where necessary

• Pro-active, highly numerate, quick learner, and a team player, with an ability to adjust to change and the desire to take on responsibility and ownership of allocated work

• Highly organised, strong attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple work-streams with delivery to agreed deadlines essential


About You:


Education: CA/ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualified with a strong academic record or Tax Exam qualified.

Will also consider candidates with strong practical Tax experience Skills and Experience: