In House Tax Accountant

Job Title: In House Tax Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: City of London
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Contact Name: Rory MacSween
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 07, 2016 10:20

Job Description

Our Client is an international insurance and reinsurance business based in London.

They now require a Tax Accountant to work alongside the Head of Tax focusing primarily on the UK entities of the Group. With increasing changes in domestic and international tax legislation and a growing focus on tax risk the business is now recruiting a tax accountant to ensure the tax department has capability to respond to its needs.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Annual corporation tax returns; and syndicate tax return 
  • Correspondence and liaison with HMRC 
  • Quarterly tax reporting for the UK companies and the group, including preparation of tax charge, tax journals and group tax consolidation workings 
  • Tax disclosures for the UK company annual published account Provide tax support to the UK accounting teams where necessary 
  • Be responsible for dealing will all requests relating to withholding tax documentation

Key Requirements include:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CTA or equivalent experience 
  • In depth tax technical knowledge - tax accounting and UK tax returns 
  • Finance services background, insurance and Lloyd's specific knowledge would be advantageous but not a prerequisite