Group Tax Accountant

Notting Hill Village, London (
Competitive salary & attractive benefits
28 Nov 2018
26 Dec 2018
Job Type

We have an exceptional in-house role taking responsibility for Corporate Direct and Indirect Taxes for our multi-national and fast-paced Fashion Retail business.

Reporting to the Group Head of Tax, you will be responsible for the preparation of Group financial year-end tax numbers, together with statutory accounts disclosures and the submission of Monsoon Accessorize Group tax returns in a timely and efficient manner. Other key elements of the role include maintaining the Group's transfer pricing analysis and documentation, implementing effective tax strategies, working closely with our senior management team and third party advisors.

What will you do as a Group Tax Accountant?

•Preparation, reconciliation and review of tax schedules, calculations and disclosure notes for year-end Group reporting
•Planning, preparation and timely submission of the corporate tax returns using tax software (Alphatax)
•Annual reconciliation and posting of corporate tax charges for the Group
•Preparation, reconciliation and review of indirect tax schedules and calculations for Group indirect tax returns
•Reconciliation of the UK and Eire VAT/GST accounts and making timely payments
•Preparation of Group corporate tax budget and forecasts
•Review and advise on international subsidiary tax submissions
•Undertake tax planning to minimise tax risk and cost in the UK and overseas
•Ensure transfer pricing policies are consistently applied and tax risks are minimised
•Improve the efficiency and effectiveness of data controls for tax reporting, with a view to enhancing SAO processes and meeting ‘Making Tax Digital' requirements
•Monitor and report on regulatory and legislative regimes, identifying potential tax issues or consequences and advise management of effective solutions
•Manage third party relationships with auditors, tax advisors and HMRC
•Demonstrate effective management and communication of tax obligations to enhance financial performance and provide effective advice to management
•Business partnering / provide tax support to operational departments, such as Property, International & Retail Operations
•Support Group Head of Tax deliver business critical projects; ensuring tax efficient structures are implemented together with effective and accurate tax reporting solutions

What you will need to succeed as a Group Tax Accountant?

•Qualified Chartered Tax Adviser (CTA) or Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA) (strong part-qualified candidates may be considered)
•Previous experience in Corporate Tax and/or Indirect Taxes gained in practice or in-house
•Excellent communication skills, with the ability to explain complex tax issues to senior managers in a clear and concise manner
•Self-motivated, with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
•Strong attention to detail
•Advanced Excel skills
•International exposure (desirable)
•Experience using Alphatax Software and CODA (desirable)
•Experience performing manipulating and analysing large volumes of data and report writing (desirable)

What are we like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be andwe're committed to developing our talent. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, up to 25 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan. We also provide a great range of voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

If you feel you have the potential to become a Group Tax Accountant, please apply now!