Tax & Financial Accountant (Restaurant Group)

As the Tax and Financial Accountant, you will take responsibility for all aspects of the group's tax compliance and support the Senior Finance team in managing the tax risk of the group, including VAT, CT, new developments, registration and tax administration. You will also be required to assist with year-end statutory accounting, the group audit and company secretarial duties.

Key Responsibilities
VAT
* Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns
* Review postings & reconcile the VAT Control accounts
* Make payment request to Cashbook
* Work together with other departments to ensure correct VAT treatment
* Understanding VAT consequences of products sold and updating till buttons periodically
* Ensure all VAT elections are prepared and up to date

Corporation tax
* Preparation of annual tax packs
* Review postings into the Corporation tax accounts
* Preparation of group tax forecast on a periodic basis
* Prepare the annual tax computation
* Preparation of tax notes for the financial statements
* Assist with capital allowances information requests

Other taxation
* Preparing the annual PSA return
* Managing the tax calendar of the company
* Assist with the SAO framework and best practice, ensuring sufficient self-review of internal controls relating to taxation
* Ensuring tax risks are documented and communicated regularly
* Aspects of property tax, including option to tax
* Prepare withholding tax returns where required
* Update the business about any legislative changes
* Any ad hoc tax issues which may arise

Statutory reporting and Accounting
* Producing statutory accounts for trading and head office companies
* Assist with the production of the annual report
* iBRL tagging of all statutory accounts
* Assist with the annual audit

Company secretarial and other
* Ensuring all filing for all group companies is done on time

Skills / experience
* Part qualified or newly qualified accountant/tax advisor
* Corporate Tax and VAT experience
* Up to date knowledge of UK and Irish tax issues
* An understanding of how to manage tax risk