European Tax Analyst

Recruiter
Assurant
Location
Staines, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Oct 2019
Closes
21 Oct 2019
Ref
1282277706
Job Role
Tax Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Newly qualified, Qualified
Join Assurant, one of the leading providers in lifestyle & automotive protection in Europe, as a European Tax Analyst. We're looking for a Tax Analyst to join our team. You'll be working within our Finance department and will be responsible for work on the tax compliance filings required for the European group. This includes:
• VAT returns;
• IPT returns;
• Corporate tax computations and returns;
• Working with overseas tax advisers in relation to the preparation and review of European direct and indirect tax filings;
• Quarterly US GAAP reporting;
• Tax disclosures for UK statutory accounts. You'll be responsible for the following; Working as part of the European tax team based in the UK; Preparation of quarterly UK and Irish VAT and IPT calculations and returns; Preparing information to send to advisers for IPT and VAT calculations and returns for entities across Europe; Liaising with overseas tax advisers to ensure timely and accurate filings across Europe; Preparation of tax journal entries; tax control account reconciliations and liaison with treasury in relation to tax payments requests; Preparation of UK PSA returns; Assisting with preparation of UK corporate tax returns; Assisting with the preparation of the quarterly US GAAP tax provision process for Europe and working with the global tax group to include; Global access completion and reconciliation to financial ledgers Assisting with forecasting; Co-ordinating with peers, external tax consultants, local and foreign tax authorities. The ideal candidate will have the following skills, knowledge & expertise: Recently qualified tax professional (ACA/CTA) or equivalent or part qualified Relevant tax experience from working in practice and/or industry and/or HMRC
• Good working knowledge of excel
• Insurance industry experience preferred
• European tax experience preferred
• Experience of any of the following tax software - Global Access; Alphatax
• Experience of any of the following accounting systems would be advantageous - Sun; Peoplesoft; Oracle Joining our award-winning team gives you the opportunity to progress and be rewarded, as well as enjoying a fantastic benefits package. At Assurant, we're passionate about our people. After all, it's our dynamic and successful team that allows us to provide lifestyle insurance solutions that bring our customers peace of mind, protecting what's important to them. We're proud to say we keep life running smoothly for over 300 million consumers; we're also the UK's largest provider of mobile device protection. Partnering with 9 of the top 20 best global brands, we are market leaders with decades of experience in the industries we serve. If you're ready for a challenge and to become part of delivering our brilliant services, apply today. Assurant have been awarded the Silver standard by Investors In People and have received recognition by Business In The Community for Workplace Gender Equality.

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