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  • Job reference: SJP068
  • Location: Portsmouth, Hampshire
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Area of Expertise: Housing Professionals
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Job description: I am currently recruiting for a Tax Accountant based in Portsmouth. This is a full time temporary position working Monday to Friday. There is the possibility of this position becoming temp to perm.

You'll be responsible for making sure we our client stays compliant with all taxation legislation and reporting, help them to plan and structure their activities in the most tax-efficient way within the group structure. The role requires a working knowledge of VAT, Corporation Tax and SDLT with a construction knowledge.

The role requires an effective communicator able to write and present reports dealing with complex tax issues and convey this information in a user-friendly manner. You will need to have good judgement and foster good relationships with operational colleagues, able to establish facts and relevant details to provide them with sound taxation and financial advice.

Some of your key duties will include -

*Ensure that all HMRC registrations are kept up to date
*Ensure that all returns are filed accurately and on time, with full records and traceability.
*Coordinate our year-end corporation tax computations, accounting entries and disclosures
*Evaluate different legal structures, group structures and contractual arrangements and give advice on the tax implications, taking professional advice where necessary.
*Continually review our partial exemption method and look for ways to improve VAT recovery.
*Give advice that helps us balance our commercial objectives with our tax planning.
*Maintain meticulous records of all tax registrations, returns and correspondence with HMRC, including supporting records and audit trails
*Ensure that all returns, payments and journal entries are processed in accordance with our financial regulations with appropriate review and sign-off.

If you are interested in this position please contact Samantha Park on 01772 208 966 or