Tax Accountant

Scotland, Aberdeen
11 Aug 2017
14 Aug 2017
Lindsay Thomas
Job Role
Tax Specialist
Contract Type
Level of qualification
Not qualified

This Aberdeen based role will work closely with members of the tax and finance teams with the successful candidate being involved in both direct and indirect tax on a global basis.

Client Details

Global organisation based in Aberdeen providing services to the energy industry.


The role will include the following responsibilities:

  • Assistance in preparation of tax returns and liaison with tax authorities, ensuring that all relevant tax payments are made on a timely basis. This will primarily focus on UK tax returns but will also involve work on global tax filings.
  • Assistance in preparation of tax provisions for audit purposes and all associated tax accounting work.
  • Assistance in reviewing all company filings.
  • Assists with the preparation & completion of all UK VAT Returns for review by manager prior to submission.
  • Assists with the review of all required corporate tax and sales tax overseas filings prior to submission.
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Assist in group cash tax forecasting.
  • Assist with R&D and Transfer Pricing reporting as required.


The successful candidate will ideal possess:

  • Tax accounting experience preferred but not essential.
  • ATT or CA qualifications preferred but not essential.
  • Ability to focus on priorities and deliver to tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal).
  • Proficient in the use of spreadsheet, database and the Microsoft suite of packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.).
  • Job Offer

    Competitive salary.