Lloyds Banking Group

Assistant Tax Manager

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£45054 - £50060 per annum + Benefits
21 Feb 2024
06 Mar 2024
Lloyds Banking Group
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Qualified accountant

JOB TITLE: Assistant Tax Manager

SALARY: £45,054 - £50,060

LOCATION(S): Halifax or Leeds

HOURS: Full time

WORKING PATTERN: Hybrid, 40% (or two days) in Halifax or Leeds office

About this opportunity

At Lloyds Banking Group, we're inspired by a clear purpose - to help Britain prosper. We want to become the best bank for our customers as what we do makes a genuine difference to families, businesses, and communities.

The Employment Tax Team is part of Group Tax and is responsible for handling the Employee Tax risk of Lloyds Banking Group as a whole. This role involves working as part of a team and would provide insightful, high quality technical output, advice and mentorship tailored to senior partner needs, operating as a Tax specialist.

Day to day you'll be;

  • Providing technical support and assistance to the Employment Tax Team and business, using own judgment as to when more complex queries require escalation.
  • Handling relationships with important internal customers and act as their business partner, while taking mentorship from their senior peer group.
  • Monitoring and supporting current compliance processes, systems, and procedures within assigned unit and/or subject area. Identifies shortcomings, suggests improvements, and implements approved revisions.
  • Assisting with research work and information gathering to deal with internal Employment Tax compliance queries and enquiries from HM Revenue and Customs. Responding to routine correspondence
  • Providing technical and analytical assistance in the preparation of underlying information for the more complex calculations ensuring that a full audit trail is available.
  • Delivering own small-scale projects or well-defined tasks on larger projects by working within an established program management plan.
  • Providing accurate and comprehensive basic Employment Tax compliance advice to business areas.
  • Managing the submission of PAYE Settlement Agreement

About us

We're on an exciting journey to transform our Group and the way we're shaping finance for good. We're focusing on the future, investing in our technologies, workplaces, and colleagues to make our Group a great place for everyone. Including you.

What you'll need

  • Previous experience in assisting with the development and/or delivery with insightful observations for significant aspects of the tax systems with mentorship from senior colleagues.
  • Providing support in developing and designing content for training courses in specific functional areas to fill gaps in established programs.
  • Keeping abreast of business and technical developments in Employment Tax and helping with the implementation and communication of changes.
  • Requires excellent PC skills using all standard applications and detailed knowledge of key bespoke LBG accounting systems as they relate to areas of specialism.
  • Excellent oral and written skills with an ability to communicate and influence at all levels.
  • Assisting with PAYE and NIC or other tax compliance activities.

About working for us

Our focus is to ensure we're inclusive every day, building an organisation that reflects modern society and celebrates diversity in all its forms.

We want our people to feel that they belong and can be their best, regardless of background, identity or culture.

We were one of the first major organisations to set goals on diversity in senior roles, create a menopause health package, and a dedicated Working with Cancer initiative.

And it's why we especially welcome applications from under-represented groups.

We're disability confident. So if you'd like reasonable adjustments to be made to our recruitment processes, just let us know.

We also offer a wide-ranging benefits package, which includes:

  • A generous pension contribution of up to 15%
  • An annual bonus award, subject to Group performance
  • Share schemes including free shares
  • Benefits you can adapt to your lifestyle, such as discounted shopping
  • 28 days' holiday, with bank holidays on top
  • A range of wellbeing initiatives and generous parental leave policies

Want to do amazing work, that's interesting and makes a difference to millions of people? Join our journey.

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