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Head of Accounting & Tax

  • Location Slough
  • Job-type Permanent
  • Reference BBBH112342
  • Salary £80000.00 - £85000 per annum + + car allowance, bonus & benefits
  • Specialisation Accountancy and Finance
  • Posted February 03, 2021

Investigo are delighted to be supporting a FTSE 100 listed business based in Berkshire. Due to continued growth and increase in revenue, they are looking to recruit a Head of Statutory Accounting & Tax specialist. In this position you'll manage and lead a team of 3. You're key focus will be on all statutory accounts and taxes - making sure all relevant compliance is adhered to, along with providing clear and concise processes and procedures to the department.

Key Duties

  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual US GAAP corporate income taxes submissions - providing analysis and commentary in relation to annual operating plans and forecasts
  • Working closely with the Tax Manager, responsible for the preparation and senior review of annual tax computations and returns across all entities
  • Preparation of quarterly corporation tax payments for all entities
  • Management of all correspondence with HMRC for all taxes
  • Being key point of contact for group & local auditors for tax matters included in US GAAP results and local statutory accounts
  • Overseeing local statutory accounts for all entities within the group & reviewing with senior stakeholders
  • Responsible for the management of the external audit for the local statutory accounts
  • Preparation of tax provisions and tax notes to be included in individual entity statutory account
  • Overseeing & managing all VAT returns to the UK and Irish tax authorities with support from the Tax Manager
  • Supporting the Tax Manager in producing VAT cash flows forecasts

Person fit

  • Ideally ACA or equivalent qualification
  • Able to prioritise a high volume of workload
  • Self-starter, proactive approach
  • Excellent leader with strong team development skills
  • Ideally have proven experience in both US GAAP tax accounting & US GAAP accounting standards