Part-time Tax Accountant

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A global events and publishing consultancy currently requires a Senior Tax Accountant to join them on a part-time basis, 24 hours a week on12 month contract. The role is fully remote and you can be based anywhere in the UK.

You will be responsible for;

  • Preparation and review of allocated corporation tax returns (UK and overseas)
  • Ensure overseas Corporate Tax compliance obligations are met, such as meeting filing and payment deadlines
  • Review of balance sheet tax related reconciliations by set deadline
  • Assist in the tax provisioning process and provide support to accounting teams in the completion of year-end, interim and month end tax accounting and reporting, include work for Group Tax.
  • Assist with the preparation & finalisation of draft tax disclosures in UK statutory financial statements
  • Monitor postings made to tax accounts and ensuring all journals are supported by appropriate documentation and correctly posted
  • Assist with training the team and providing WHT guidance including approvals of write offs
  • Maintain accurate working papers and documentation in accordance with department policy
  • Liaise with tax advisors, both overseas and UK, as required
  • Assist in addressing Tax authority queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Assist with relevant project work (eg. acquisitions, disposals, restructuring etc)
  • Assist with the provision of information for audit queries
  • Assist with non-routine ad hoc tax matters as required
  • Assist and train T&FA Accountants where required
  • Team workload management
  • Motivate team to ensure performance metrics are hit
  • Support communication structures across the team to ensure all key messages are communicated
  • Support Managers within the T&FA team to develop a plan for cross-training, working shadowing and rotation of responsibilities within team
  • Provides coaching on both soft and technical skills within the team
  • Act as a role model to others
  • Team admin duties such as absence management, holiday authorisations, timesheet approvals, appraisals etc


  • Qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA preferred)
  • Several years’ experience in Tax & Financial Accounting
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels including a wide range of stakeholders within the business
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Improves processes & systems
  • Embrace a changing environment
  • Problem solves within tight deadlines
  • Be pro-active and take initiative and encourage teams to do the same
  • Knowledge and ability to use relevant internal systems
  • Ability to be self-sufficient as well as working in a team environment
  • Act with integrity
  • Excellent influencing skills
  • Highly organised, diligent with attention to detail and the ability to maintain these skills whilst working under pressure
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Advanced skills in Excel, Word and Outlook are essential
  • Proven ability to work to stringent deadlines
  • Knowledge of SAP and Oracle system preferable
  • Experience of people management preferable


£45k pro-rata

24 hours per week.