Tax Accountant

Leading Global FMCG company with state of the art require a Tax Accountant tor their state of the art facility in Lisburn.  This is an 11 month contract and the main purpose of the job is to assist Tax Manager with tax compliance and project work.

 Key Areas:

Lead VAT compliance process

  • Take ownership of VAT compliance procedures & build on existing UK & ROI VAT knowledge

  • Lead all processes according to our values

  • Ensure Internal controls adequacy for key tax controls

  • Build effective relationships within the business

Build effective relationships within the business

  • Liaising with Business Services Organisation (BSO) team on any issues arising

  • Liaising with other departments regarding items for investigation

  • Support tax team as required to prepare responses for local tax authorities

  • Keeps Tax Manager informed on any discrepancies identified or potential difficulties with completion of work

  • Builds a network effectively


  • Identify efficiency improvements in existing procedures

  • Fully utilise SAP & Excel to streamline and become more efficient

  • Takes initiative in tasks and does not wait to be told

  • Manage external & internal tax compliance deadlines and month end processes


  • Prepare workings to support CT returns in NI & ROI

  • Manage CT payment on account calculations for NI & ROI

  • Carry out review of domestic VAT returns in NI & ROI

  • Investigate foreign VAT postings to identify irrecoverable VAT and preparation of EVR returns

  • Assist with preparation of SDIL/SSDT returns in NI & ROI

  • Support as required in relation to external audits & preparation of disclosures for statutory accounts

  • Prepare tax workings for annual business plans/rolling estimates

  • Work with BSO on preparation of quarterly tax reporting to group

  • Advise weekly cashflow forecasting of taxes for Treasury

  • Review to identify non-tax deductible items & transfer pricing adjustments to update the ledgers monthly

  • Prepare transfer pricing adjustments & complete balance sheet recs as part of month end processes

  • Support Tax Manager as required in relation to ad hoc tasks (e.g. tax projects, tax authority queries etc)

Essential Criteria

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) educated to degree level

  • Minimum of 2 years relevant tax experience in practice or in the tax function of a large business

  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

  • Excellent Microsoft Office/Excel skills

  • Ability to prioritise tasks and deal with ad hoc requests

Desirable Criteria

  • Previous VAT experience is desirable

  • Previous experience within the FMCG sector would be an advantage• Previous experience of ERP and SAP

Apply via link or contact Helen Sheppard at Bond on 02890 339968 for details


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Job type: 
Lisburn BT27

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