Next PLC

Corporation Tax Accountant

Next PLC
Leicester, Leicestershire, United Kingdom
Competitive salary + benefits
13 Sep 2023
27 Sep 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job Description

About the role:

At Next we have a great opportunity for a Tax Accountant to join our Group Tax function, which sits within the wider Group Finance department, located at our Head office in Enderby Leicestershire. The role will be to ensure compliance with UK and wider global corporate tax legislation, reporting to the Group Corporate Tax Manager.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of UK corporation tax compliance requirements including tax returns, quarterly instalment calculations and Corporate Interest Restriction filings
  • Assisting with preparation of information to provide to overseas tax advisers
  • Preparation of half-yearly and full year tax provisions and associated reporting schedule
  • Preparation of UK statutory accounts tax workings and disclosures
  • Assisting with the preparation of group R&D and capital allowances claims
  • Supporting with Transfer Pricing and Country by Country Reporting requirements and filing obligations
  • Assisting with the preparation of the group’s PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) calculations
  • Supporting with the preparation of the group’s Construction Industry Scheme (CIS) filings
  • Monitoring international tax policy developments and determine the potential impacts to the group of new legislation including Digital Sales Taxes and environment taxes
  • Assisting with managing relations and enquires with HMRC and other tax authorities
  • Supporting the team with tax governance and other ad hoc tax matters as required

Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Qualified CTA or equivalent (ACA, ACCA, CIMA etc.) with relevant experience 2+ years PQE
  • Knowledge of tax accounting and tax compliance
  • Understanding of retail tax issues is useful but not essential
  • Strong working knowledge of Alphatax
  • The ability to meet deadlines, solve problems with strong analytical skills with detail orientation
  • Comfortable dealing with employees from different parts of the business
  • Knowledge of other taxes is beneficial

About you:

  • 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
  • Knowledge of the principles of UK corporate tax. Strong tax accounting skills are also beneficial
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to identify potential issues and trends from changes in the business

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.

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