Tax & Statutory Accountant

Michael Page
Berkshire, Reading
£50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Medical & Dental Cover + More
17 Apr 2021
14 May 2021
JN -042021-2559883
Steve Smith
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

This will be an integral, newly-created role supporting the UK&I Head of Tax and the wider business with tax reporting, calculations & tax queries, plus some statutory accounts prep to ensure all-round compliance.

Client Details

Our client is an award-winning international Pharmaceutical business based in Reading, experiencing high growth in turnover, market share and expansion in workforce. They provide outstanding training & progression opportunities and a great work life balance, with scope to work from home up to 40% of the time.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Delivering quarterly tax figures for inclusion in the IFRS group reporting
  • Maintenance of the Taxrisk database & SOX controls, reporting issues and any identified risks to the Head of Tax
  • Preparing accurate and timely UK group tax computations for submission to HMRC, including local CIR return
  • Preparation of local statutory disclosures (under IAS 12) for inclusion in audited UK statutory accounts
  • Calculating PSA (PAYE Settlement Agreement) for submission to HMRC
  • Initiate & process tax payments for UK
  • Preparing country by country reporting reconciliations to the Group Tax team for applicable UK entities
  • Liaising with the SSC to ensure UK VAT reporting is accurate
  • Preparation and review of statutory accounts for holding companies with third party provider and external statutory audit process


We'd like to hear from candidates with:

  • Professional qualification in Tax (ATT or CTA) OR Accounting qualification
  • Significant post qualification in-house experience in tax OR rounded tax experienced gained within an accounting firm
  • Experience working within a global/complex company structure
  • Understanding of IFRS (in particular IAS 12)
  • Knowledge of UK VAT and UK Corporation tax legislation
  • Strong systems/excel skills (VLookups, pivot tables etc)

Job Offer

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to develop within an international work environment, where you can develop your talent and realise your ideas & innovations within a competent and talented team

Generous salary, bonus, Private healthcare, Dental Cover, Pension scheme, 25 days annual leave plus more on offer as part of highly competitive remuneration package.

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