Next PLC

Group Indirect Tax Assistant

Next PLC
Leicester, Leicestershire, UK
Competitive salary + benefits
09 Nov 2022
09 Dec 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

Next is looking to recruit an Indirect Tax Analyst within the Group Tax function, which sits within the wider Group Finance department, located at our Head office in Enderby Leicestershire. The role of the Indirect Tax Analyst will be to help ensure compliance with UK and wider global VAT/GST/Indirect tax legislation.

We are seeking a passionate, ambitious and down-to-earth individual who is looking for an environment where they will have the opportunity to accelerate their knowledge, skills and development within a high performing team. You'll have knowledge of the principles of indirect tax both for the UK and preferably international aspects of UK companies and strong tax accounting skills are also beneficial.

This role is based at our head office in Leicestershire.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of UK VAT returns, VAT payments and ensuring accurate and timely processing of VAT returns
  • Support and actively contribute to the governance and management of the VAT processes for the group to ensure best practice is maintained and operating procedures are up to date
  • Support the Indirect Tax team in the preparation of a new BRSA
  • Prepare analysis to support the groups partial exemption position
  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with the wider business to ensure that VAT and related matters are updated and aligned with changes in the business.
  • Assist the Head of Tax in ensuring that wider finance and business understand changes in indirect tax and the implications for their work.
  • Preparation of key balance sheet reconciliations for the indirect tax accounts.
  • Maintain good work relationships with external auditors, seeking relevant technical advice where relevant

Key Skills and Qualifications

  • Recently qualified accountant with relevant experience of indirect tax preferable
  • Knowledge of tax accounting and tax compliance
  • Understanding of retail businesses is useful but not essential
  • Experience of UK business and some exposure to International issues is preferable
  • The ability to meet deadlines, solve problems with strong analytical skills with detail orientation
  • Comfortable dealing with employees from different parts of the business
  • Proactive, ambitious and having excellent business partnering skills

About Us

You know Next, but did you know we’re a FTSE-100 retail company employing over 35,000 people across the UK and Ireland. We’re the UK’s 2nd largest fashion retailer and for Kidswear we’re the market leader. At the last count we have over 500 stores, plus the Next Online and it’s now possible to buy on-line from over 70 countries around the world! So we’ve gone global!

About some of our Benefits

  • 25% off a huge selection of Next, Lipsy Victoria's Secret products
  • Company performance based bonus
  • Sharesave scheme
  • On-site Nursery available; OFSTED outstanding in all areas
  • 10% off most partner brands & up to 15% off Branded Beauty
  • Early VIP access to sale stock
  • Access to fantastic discounts at our Staff Shops
  • Subsidised restaurant, coffee shop and juice bar
  • Access a 24/7 digital GP and other free health and wellbeing services
  • Free on-site parking

Our aim is to support all applicants during the application process and to provide reasonable adjustments when necessary and requested. If you would like to request support with your application due to any health condition, feel free to get in touch with us by calling us on 0116 284 6858 and leave a voicemail.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Similar jobs

More searches like this

Similar jobs