Tax Accountant

London, UK
20 Apr 2019
31 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Tax Accountant Pontoon has an exciting opportunity for a Tax Accountant to join our client, one of the world's leading financial institutions on a fixed term contract. Our client specialises in providing asset servicing solutions and asset management to both institutional and personal clients. Working hours: Monday - Friday Duration: 6 months

£240 per day

London Job description As a Tax Accountant you will be responsible for indirect tax compliance for our client's entities across the EMEA region. Working as part of a team and reporting to the EMEA Head of Tax, the successful candidate will have exposure to all aspects of our client's business in the region. The role will also include liaising with external advisors in various locations that assist with the tax compliance process as well as local tax authorities. Key

Preparing and submitting timely and accurate VAT returns and annual adjustments across the EMEA region, working closely with the local Finance teams, Accounts Payable and Fee Billing. Preparing and submitting timely and accurate ECSL and Intrastat returns across the EMEA region working closely with the Accounts Payable and Fee Billing team. Liaising with external advisors that assist with the local preparation and submission of VAT returns and the support for the global VAT software Ensuring that all VAT return payments are made on a timely and accurate basis. Preparing accounting journals relating to VAT accounts Preparing monthly reconciliations of VAT accounts and entering these into the global tracking system Support implementation of VAT software to support returns Support implementation of MTD compliance in the UK Providing support and guidance to the Accounts Payable and Fee Billing teams on VAT queries Oversight from a VAT perspective of transfers of fixed assets and liaison with relevant corporate functions. Keeping up to date with developments in EMEA tax legislation and guidance Candidate requirements: A UK tax qualification preferred Strong VAT compliance experience Strong IT skills Ability to organise, manage and prioritise work in order to deliver to tight deadlines. Ability to work as part of a team but to be self-motivated and demonstrate initiative A commitment to tax and to remain up to date with developments in tax Pontoon is part of the Adecco Group who are an equal opportunities employer . If you do not hear from one of our consultants within 7 days of applying for this role, please assume you have been unsuccessful in this instance. Your CV will be kept on file and you will be considered for future vacancies that match your skills. https://(url removed)/?urlhttps://(url removed)/candidate-privacy&data02|01||23b686c0b1164b02fab008d5d4ff9e7f|f30ac191b8b445f29a9be5466cb90c2f|0|0|(phone number removed)&sdatayNoYwrphvi/yr426NOW0if6AGlOgis6JPVni934lyTA&reserved0 Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer. By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Adecco. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information - please copy and paste the following link in to your browser https://(url removed)/candidate-privacy

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