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Employee Tax Accountant

  • Job reference: CS-002170
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Worcester
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Why not...

This position which is being offered on either full time or part time basis is apart of the Atkins Shared Services Facility (SSF) Accounting team (which comprises 20 members, including five other Financial Controllers/ Tax Accountants).
The role encompasses a range of tax activities and includes managing a team of three staff (all AAT qualified).

Responsible to: Head of Accounting

Key Relationships:
Other members of the Accounting department and the broader SSF (which comprises 100 staff).
Other Atkins corporate functions, notably Group Tax, Payroll and HR.
The Atkins UK Finance community and the broader UK businesses (which comprises 10,000 staff).

The role

Managing the annual P11D and PAYE Settlement Agreement processes (over 3,000 P11ds are issued annually).
Monitoring compliance of employee tax sensitive areas, including 24-month plus assignments and multiple workplaces.
Monitoring expense policy compliance in respect of employee tax-related matters.
Support Company Secretariat department in reviewing directors expense and benefits.
Effective management of three members of staff, including periodic performance appraisals.
Ad hoc projects and initiatives in collaboration with other corporate functions, including Group Tax and HR.

The Person

Technical and Professional
A tax qualification (CTA, ATT or equivalent) plus some post-qualification experience. Candidates who have accounting qualifications (ACA, CIMA or ACCA) or ‘qualified by experience’ will also be considered.
A good working knowledge Employee Tax Legislation regarding expenses and benefits.
Intermediate level Microsoft Excel skills, including use of pivot tables, lookups and other functions.
Experience of managing people, including coaching and developing staff.
A working knowledge of JD Edwards Financials or Oracle HRMS would be an advantage.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Effective communication skills; able to engage with and influence staff at all levels.
Well organised – skilled in prioritising own workload and that of the team.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance

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