Senior In House Tax Advisor, £Six Figure Package
Rutherford Cross
May 14, 2021
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Job Type
- Edinburgh
Industry and Commerce
Tax and Treasury


Our client, an independent, UK-based company with operations globally, is currently in the market for a Senior Tax Advisor to join their small in house tax team on a fixed term basis, for approximately 12 months.  This forward-thinking organisation is going through an exciting time and will offer desirable flexible working options and a very competitive salary with an overall £Six Figure Package.

Reporting to the Group Tax Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Review tax computations of active (and dormant as required) UK companies to submission level for final review by Group Tax Manager
  • Review draft replies to any HMRC correspondence
  • Review quarterly CT payment recommendations (as required)
  • Ensure timely overseas compliance re foreign branch/entity (including any branch accounts filings)– involves liaison with overseas advisors and local staff
  • Undertake initial research into new countries and advise on set up structure
  • Review the tax in monthly/interim/ annual group forecasts and analyse movements
  • Prepare monthly group current and deferred tax journals
  • Review interim and year end current and deferred tax provisions and prepare tax notes for group and solus accounts
  • Advise on VAT issues/ efficiencies
  • Review inter-company loan agreements and advise on tax efficient group funding arrangements
  • Review and maintain transfer pricing files for all relevant UK companies
  • Provide assistance in project work, including any due diligence work, as required
  • Advise Supply Chain department on tax clauses for procurement contracts both UK and overseas
  • Ad hoc technical research & advice on UK and international corporate tax, VAT and employment issues
  • Manage, coach, develop and support the Tax Advisor.


Candidate Requirements:


  • Good UK corporation tax knowledge, including PAYE/NIC and VAT issues; ability to deal with both compliance and advisory issues
  • International tax experience is essential
  • Good commercial awareness
  • Good communication skills – written & oral
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good knowledge of computer spreadsheets, Word and other Microsoft Office applications
  • Good knowledge of computer-based accounting packages
  • Familiarity with accounting (IFRS and UK GAAP)
  • Oil and Gas tax experience desirable


A £Six Figure Package and excellent benefits are on offer, as well as a flexible working environment.


To discuss in confidence please contact [email protected] or call 07494 280 152.

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