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Job Description:

Do you have a professional tax or accountancy qualification and are seeking your next role in Tax within Financial Services? If this sounds like you, we have a great opportunity for you!

Our client, a global financial services business based in Glasgow, are recruiting for a Tax Accountant to provide support on an initial 12 month fixed term contract.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Degree qualification in relevant subject (accounting or finance related)
  • Taxation qualification (CTA or ATT)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid numerical skills and taxation knowledge
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Time management and planning skills
  • Computer literacy including spreadsheet skills
  • Being responsible, reliable and accountable

Core Responsibilities:

  • Prepare corporation tax and income tax computations for insertion in the interim and final financial statements for all funds (Investment Trusts, Open Ended Investment Companies and Unit Trusts)
  • Prepare CT600, PAIF CT61 and VAT returns for submission to HM Revenue & Customs
  • Prepare taxation calculations and payment instructions for Trustees
  • Prepare taxation in price reviews to ensure reasonableness of daily taxation provision accrual and manage issues log review points
  • Review classification and control of the Funds database ensuring the information contained within is accurate and up to date
  • Prepare and manage deliverables and 3rd party relationships for Investor Tax Reporting

Core-Asset Consulting is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from everyone irrespective of age, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, race, colour, ethnic or national origin, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital/civil partner status or pregnancy.

Job reference: 14107

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

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Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.



T: 0131 264 0239 M: 07535 897 714
Ian Greep Senior Consultant, Interim, Temporary & Contract

As Senior Consultant within Core-Asset Solutions, a division of Core-Asset Consulting, Ian specialises in the recruitment of interim, temporary and contract staff across the financial services and investment sectors in Scotland.

His areas of expertise include Accountancy and Finance roles. Whilst Ian has become a trusted partner for our clients seeking qualified and experienced professionals, Ian also assists graduates in gaining access into the financial sector.

We put people before profit, service before sales and ethics above all.

Betsy Williamson Managing Director

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