In house Tax Specialist - Trading Firm (newly qualified big 4)

London, UK
GBP55 - GBP65 per annum
13 Oct 2021
22 Oct 2021
Job role
Experience level
Newly qualified
As a Tax Specialist, you will be working for a global trading firm in their London office.

Alongside team members, you will be involved with all corporate tax and VAT for the business's UK and international entities. Over time, the scope of the role will expand into other taxes and jurisdictions.

Key responsibilities:
  • Preparation and submission of the companies UK tax returns
  • Working with external providers to meet compliance obligations
  • Jointly responsible for preparation and review of UK and European VAT returns, in accordance with country - specific partial exemption special methods
  • Working with internal partners, including the accounts payable team, to manage VAT queries
  • Providing support to the business in answering ad hoc CIT and VAT related questions
  • Ongoing review of tax changes to help identify potential impacts to business
  • Working closely with the global Tax team to provide comprehensive and coordinated tax advice to the business
  • Updating documentation and internal records as tax law and departmental processes evolve over time
  • Assisting in the UK Senior Accounting Officer compliance process, including control documentation and recommending ways to improve and automate processes
  • Completing ad hoc CRS/FATCA on-boarding form requests


  • 0-2 years of CT or VAT compliance experiences gained in a large accountancy firm, or the in-house team of an international business
  • Professional accountancy (e.g., ACA, ACCA) or taxation (e.g., ATT, CTA) qualifications
  • Fluency in English

  • Familiarity with compliance process automation
  • Knowledge of transaction taxes such as UK stamp duty and European Financial Transaction Taxes
  • General understanding of FATCA/CRS/CBCR regimes

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