Tax Officer – Leading Financial Institution (AIFs)

Tax Officer

Our client is an award-winning, market-leading international corporate service provider and is truly an exceptional place to work. They boast one of the highest global staff retention rate’s and are an ACCA & ICSA platinum employer.

Role Outline:

The purpose of this position is to be responsible for the efficient and timely filling of the VAT, WHT returns on Directors Fees, Subscription Tax and Corporate Tax Returns of alternative investment structures and the management of the audit process in relation to tax.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To work closely with our client teams, both accountants and administrators, to ensure appropriate
    delivery of client service
  • To undertaking tax reporting services for a portfolio of alternative investment structures (SPV,
    Holding Companies, ManCo and Funds) under the supervision of the Financial Reporting
  • Prepare tax working papers for a portfolio of alternative investment structures to facilitate tax
  • Calculate tax liability and preparation of tax returns together with supporting documents, prior to
    submission for review
  • Complete required tax reporting in a timely manner and update internal VAT and accounting
    trackers to monitor progress
  • Perform analytical reviews and investigate any tax jumps or variances compared to previous
  • Act as a point of contact point between Client and Tax Authorities
  • Demonstrate a strong working knowledge of tax, progressing with more complex cases as the number of the entities and accounting standards increase
  • Maintain pro-active communication to ensure that Directors are kept appraised
  • Work closely with other teams (e.g. Financial Reporting Team, Administration/Client Serviceteam) to ensure seamless and co-ordinated client service delivery
  • Maintaining files in accordance with internal policies and procedures
  • In addition to the duties listed above, the Tax Officer may be requested to perform other ad hoc
    duties or projects as requested by the Company

Skills, knowledge, expertise:

  • Attention to detail to ensure the delivery of consistent and high standards
  • Ability to plan and organise yourself to meet challenging deadlines
  • Good understanding of technical accounting skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and work within a team under the guidance of a manager
  • Relevant degree/qualification in a relevant field such as tax, accounting, finance, business, economics
  • Strong mathematical and analytical skills
  • Working knowledge of Excel, Access and MS outlook
  • Fluency in English, as well as European languages are advantageous



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