Tax Officer (F / M)
Following strong organic growth we are on the lookout for bright individuals to join our team; individuals who are smart, motivated and want to deliver excellence in fund and corporate services.
Since our inception in 2001 we have placed a strong emphasis on the personal and professional development of our employees, providing an opportunity for individuals to truly progress and shine.
This investment in the people behind our services has paid off and we are proud to have maintained an industry-leading employee retention rate for over ten years.
Reports to Tax Manager
The purpose of this position is to be responsible for the efficient and timely filling of the VAT, WHT returns on Directors Fees, Subscription Tax and Corporate Tax Returns of alternative investment structures and the management of the audit process in relation to tax.
Key responsibilities :
To work closely with our client teams, both accountants and administrators, to ensure appropriate delivery of client service
To undertake tax reporting services for a portfolio of alternative investment structures (SPV, Holding Companies, ManCo and Funds) under the supervision of the Financial Reporting Manager
Prepare tax working papers for a portfolio of alternative investment structures to facilitate tax reporting
Calculate tax liability and preparation of tax returns together with supporting documents, prior to submission for review
Complete required tax reporting in a timely manner and update internal VAT and accounting trackers to monitor progress
Perform analytical reviews and investigate any tax jumps or variances compared to previous period
Act as a point of contact point between Client and Tax Authorities
Communicate any tax updates to relevant team members
Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of tax, progressing with more complex cases as the number of the entities and accounting standards increase
Maintain pro-active communication to ensure that Directors are kept appraised
Ability to plan own workload and prioritise / manage time accordingly
Work closely with other teams (e.g. Financial Reporting Team, Administration / Client Service team) to ensure seamless and co-ordinated client service delivery
Adherence to standard policy and procedures of the Company
Be confident with tax journal processing and performing key reconciliations
Ability to clear reconciliation exceptions promptly
Maintain files in accordance with internal policies and procedures
Provide timely and professional responses to all client and internal enquiries
In addition to the duties listed above, the Tax Officer may be requested to perform other ad hoc duties or projects as requested by the Company
Skills, knowledge, expertise :
Attention to detail to ensure the delivery of consistent and high standards
Ability to plan and organise yourself to meet challenging deadlines
Good understanding of technical accounting skills
Ability to learn quickly and work within a team under the guidance of a manager
Relevant degree / qualification in a relevant field such as tax, accounting, finance, business, economics
Strong mathematical and analytical skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Access and MS outlook
Fluency in English, as well as other European languages, is advantageous
We will provide the training, both in-house for relevant technical knowledge and also professional qualifications to enhance your professional development.
You will need to be quick to learn new systems and great with people, as close working relationships between our colleagues and clients is at the heart of what we do.