Tax Adviser Contract - 4-6 months
A telecoms business in London is recruiting for an interim Tax Adviser for a 4-6 month contract starting ASAP. Reporting directly into the Group Tax and Treasury Manager, the purpose of this role is to provide tax support on M&A investment projects and focused involvement in year-end and to co-ordinate group reporting of year-end tax for the group financial statements.
- Undertake tax due diligence for expansion opportunities, co-ordinating Q&A processes and reporting findings to senior colleagues.
- Review of tax items in financial modelling and critical analysis of tax structuring opportunities.
- Undertake research on the telecommunication industry in new markets.
- Ability to communicate tax issues in a commercial fashion to internal stakeholders e.g. legal, commercial and finance teams. Tax reporting and accounting
- Responsible for ensuring that the tax accounting for the consolidated Group, including all tax disclosures for current tax and deferred tax, are prepared in line with applicable IFRS standards.
- Co-ordinate tax input to the Financial Statements, including preparation of internal analysis of provisions and contingencies and managing the collation of tax data for auditors.
- Calculation/review of draft tax returns, payments and calculations at Group level and African OpCos with external advisers.
- Review and develop new procedures to optimise reporting of tax matters.
Experience & qualifications:
- Minimum of 3 years' work experience in a Finance role desirable with at least 1-2 years as post qualified accountant/tax advisor
- Track record of exposure to technical tax projects, tax accounting and reporting under IFRS standards and international tax matters.
- M&A deals tax experience would be ideal but not a requirement, coaching provided.
- Tax experience in an accountancy firm or within the Tax/Finance function of listed company.
- Professional qualification (ACA / ACCA / CIMA, Chartered Tax advisor)
- Fluency in French desirable
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