Tax Adviser Contract

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Corporate Tax

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Tasha De Keyser

  • Contact email:

    daxtra.ukit@hays.com

  • Job ref:

    3903007_1607075433

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-03

  • Client:

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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.

Key responsibilities:

  • 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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