Customer Services

Indirect Senior Tax Consultant

Full Time Permanent

London Jobs Board

Indirect Senior Tax Consultant

Our UK Tax Function is looking for a confident and methodical individual to join their vibrant team, and to join a fast growing UK retail business.

The Tax Function currently consist of 7 tax specialists and you will be reporting to the Head Of Tax and Senior Financial Management. Half of the team concentrates on indirect taxes and the other half concentrate on direct taxes. You will be a fundamental part of team and responsible for cross-examination of accounts, quarterly payments calculations, management of ad hoc projects and much more. This is an ideal opportunity for a proactive individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

What you'll do

You will own the UK VAT planning and strategy including: monitoring legislative changes and taking ownership to communicate these, planning and effecting change in the organisation to obtain the best VAT position and cash flow result
You will oversee and monitor the tax systems to ensure proper compliance with VAT laws and reporting
Preparation of supporting working papers including assembly of data into tax returns and quarterly payment calculations
Interrogation of accounting systems and analysis of outputs from other departments
As hoc consulting and advisory projects
Liaising with internal stakeholders, information providers, external advisers and revenue authorities
Support VAT tax compliance and implement process improvements
What you'll need

ACA/ACCA/CA; or Tax Inspectors with full Technical Training course; or tax equivalent
Basic understanding of accounting principles such as journal adjustments and GL reconciliations
Highly experienced tax practitioner with reviewing skills and expertise in functional area
Business development skills, able to identify and convert opportunities to sell work
Software skills (excel; word; PowerPoint)
Efficient ability to interrogate accounting systems (e.g. SAP)
Extensive experience working in industry
Excellent interpersonal and confident communication skills
Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges
Commitment to lifelong learning and personal development
Ability to work independently, managing conflicting priorities with ease and efficiency
An excellent communicator and multi-tasker with exceptional organisational abilities
German speaking ideal but not essential
What you'll receive

This isn't getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We're proud to offer a competitive salary starting from £48,000 – £64,000 (depending on experience) with an additional non-contractual 10% London weighting and a generous holiday allowance. Save for your future with our pension scheme, or save today with an in-store discount, plus extra discounts on days out, cinema tickets and much more.

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment

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