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Tax and Compliance Accountant

About the role

We are delighted to be partnering with a well-established organisation in the Education sector for an exciting new vacancy, in which you will be the Tax and Compliance Accountant within the Financial Reporting team.

Based in Newcastle City Centre, this role involves hybrid working and has a salary of up to £42,155.

Benefits include:

  • 25 Days annual leave per year in addition to 8 public holidays – rising to 30 days after 5 years of service.

  • Additional leave scheme – can purchase additional 5 or 10 days per year.

  • Closure between Christmas and New Year.

  • A generous pension scheme.

  • Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding’ Nursery on site with discount.

  • Continued learning and development opportunities.

  • Discounted travel and parking.

  • Other additional benefits, including, Cycle-to-work scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, and discounted sports facilities.

The role:

Reporting to the Financial Accountant, you will provide strategic, expert and customer valued taxation information and advice to both internal and external customers including Senior Management, HMRC, and other overseas tax authorities.

Your key duties will include:

  • Responsible for VAT accounting within the organisation, including quarterly VAT return and preparation of VAT certificates and EC Sales submission.

  • Responsible for the annual Corporation tax and other statutory HMRC returns.

  • Provide specialist advice and guidance on direct and indirect tax related issues, including international tax, communicating with external advisors where relevant.

  • Keep up to date with corporation tax and VAT legislative changes and requirements as well as identification of opportunities for tax efficiencies, as appropriate, through attendance at external events and seeking advice from external taxation experts.

  • Provide assistance with employment tax compliance and advice in relation to global mobility.

What you need:

  • Good knowledge of VAT and/or corporation tax.

  • A positive, inclusive working style, and the ability to inspire and motivate others to achieve results.

  • Experience of contributing to the development and implementation of efficient and effective working practices.

  • Qualified CCAB Accountant or Part Qualified with extensive operational experience.

If you are interested in this role of Tax and Compliance Accountant, click ‘Apply Now’ and a member of our team will be in touch.

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