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Indirect Tax Analyst FTC

Reference
1810144
Contract Type
Permanent
Sector
Education, Media & Communications
Location
Belfast, GBR
Expiry Date
22/07/2018
Indirect Tax Analyst FTC Description At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, ...

Job Description

Indirect Tax Analyst FTC

Description

At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.

Role Description & Objectives

The role of Indirect Tax Analyst is to provide support for the processes that produce the UK and overseas VAT/GST returns, plus connected filings.

The role will be based in Pearson Finance Services Belfast, reporting into Global Indirect Tax Manager (PFS).

Main Activities/responsibilities

  • Collate and analyse financial documentation necessary for preparation of VAT returns and VAT payments
  • Prepare UK and overseas VAT returns
  • Prepare European Sales List and Intrastat declarations and any other connected filings within scope of PFS
  • Preparation and analysis of VAT account reconciliations
  • Responsible for meeting all required deadlines
  • Conduct research and analysis of company compliance with applicable tax laws
  • Respond to notices regarding various tax returns and assist with HMRC and overseas tax audits where necessary
  • Assist with global tax department special projects and analysis.

Prepare UK and overseas VAT returnsPrepare European Sales List and Intrastat declarations and any other connected filings within scope of PFSPreparation and analysis of VAT account reconciliationsResponsible for meeting all required deadlinesConduct research and analysis of company compliance with applicable tax lawsRespond to notices regarding various tax returns and assist with HMRC and overseas tax audits where necessaryAssist with global tax department special projects and analysis.

Key interactions:

  • Working with key finance stakeholders within the business
  • Interaction with VP and Directors Global Indirect taxes, PFS Indirect Tax Manager, and other Tax Department members – regular contact

Candidate Profile

Qualifications and experience required

Essential:

  • Familiarity with major accounting systems
  • Computer literate with advanced excel
  • Accounting experience

Desirable:

  • Experience with and ability to work with Oracle
  • Indirect Tax returns preparation

Person Specification

  • Professional, enthusiastic and energetic
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and able to carry through activities and projects to a satisfactory conclusion
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Qualifications

Candidate Profile

Qualifications and experience required

Essential:

  • Familiarity with major accounting systems
  • Computer literate with advanced excel
  • Accounting experience

Desirable:

  • Experience with and ability to work with Oracle
  • Indirect Tax returns preparation

Person Specification

  • Professional, enthusiastic and energetic
  • A team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated and able to carry through activities and projects to a satisfactory conclusion

Primary Location: GB-GB-Belfast

Work Locations: GB-Belfast-Millennium House Millennium House, 1st Floor Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7AQ

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 12, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Temporary

Req ID: 1810144

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