Accenture Ireland

United Kingdom and Irish (“UKI”) Tax Assistant Manager

10 Jul 2019
10 Aug 2019
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Job Specification

  • Our Global Finance team works at the heart of Dublin’s digital docklands to provide strategic, operational and analytical support across Accenture’s Global businesses.
  • We drive career progression and skills development because we recognise that we succeed only when our people grow.
  • The successful candidate will have tax reporting & compliance responsibility for the UK and Irish operating entities and will report to the Country Controllership Statutory Manage
  • You`ll be a valuable member of the Statutory and Tax Team.
  • The primary focus of the work is US GAAP Tax Reporting, local country tax compliance and reporting, and managing the data requirements for local country tax audits.
  • The successful person will work within a team of highly-regarded accounting and tax professionals, with deep expertise and experience.
  • The successful person will work within a team of highly-regarded accounting and tax professionals, with deep expertise and experience. A great progress career and recognition are on offer for the right person.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for planning and managing the statutory and tax compliance timetable for the UKI entities in line with Accenture’s internal policy deadlines.
  • Preparing tax computations for a range of Irish and UK subsidiaries, filing relevant tax returns and dealing with any Revenue queries.
  • Ensuring the integrity and completeness of financial records and internal financial controls
  • Preparation of tax provisions as part of both the year end US GAAP and local Statutory process for UKI operating entities of the Group.
  • Responsibility for the preparation of the year-end UKI tax package for submission to the Global tax group as well as answering queries and providing data as required.
  • Calculation of the UKI Effective Tax Rate on a quarterly basis.
  • Preparation of the Tax forecast on a quarterly basis for review by Country Controller.
  • Responsibility for managing the tax compliance process for acquisitions and liquidations.
  • Developing the relationship with both country controller and the Global tax Group.
  • Facilitating and providing cross team support as required
  • Working with colleagues across the Group, ensuring effective collaboration, communication and development of solutions
  • Detailed review of monthly statutory and tax reconciliations
  • Involvement in setting up and improving on processes with a view to making them more efficient
  • Providing reporting to management on issues, statistics, metrics and projects


Essential requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant and/or Qualified Tax Professional
  • Detailed knowledge of tax legislation and current Revenue practices
  • First class numerical and technical analysis skills
  • The ability to interpret and understand financial and business information and make the associated recommendations for action
  • Demonstrated experience of delivery to tight reporting deadlines
  • Ability to manage a broad and varying portfolio of work
  • IT skills particularly with regard to data analysis and presentation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • A logical and organised approach to work
  • Adaptable and Flexible

Desirable Requirements:

  • Enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Accuracy and timeliness
  • Investigative ability/aptitude
  • AlphaTax and SAP experience an advantage but not essential

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