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UK Tax and Statutory Accountant

Frimley, United Kingdom Job ID 22215 Apply

Based in Frimley, Surrey, we can offer you a 4.5 day working week with a competitive salary and profit share.We care about the well-being of our people and other benefits include free onsite gym with free classes, tennis and golf lessons courts, subsidized canteen and much more. Your convenience is important to us and if you're travelling on public transport, we have a free shuttle bus service running from Farnborough Station (with direct services to London Waterloo)– and our local station in Frimley, as well as free parking on-site.

We are looking for someone straight from Practice who is qualified ACA with experience in Corporate Tax and has done the preparation of consolidated accounts under IFRS

Job Responsibilities

  • Annual Reporting: Undertake the year end statutory consolidation for the Professional business on an IFRS basis, preparing the consolidated statutory accounts for SCJ UK Finco Ltd and the five individual UK businesses, to meet all statutory reporting filing deadlines
  • External Audit: Act as the first point of contact for the external auditors before, during and after their field work. To include, agreeing the timing of the audit, ensuring timely provision of information, explanation of consolidation adjustments, answering their audit queries and coordinating the audit work
  • Corporation Tax Returns: Prepare the statutory accounts corporation tax disclosures for all UK entities and work with the Group’s tax advisors on the preparation of the corporation tax computations. To include a calculation of all tax adjustments needed to the statutory accounts and working with the relevant business units to ensure these entries are reflected in their books, answering queries on the draft tax computations, and ensuring final computations are submitted on time
  • Corporation Tax Payments: Undertake tax forecasts to enable the timely payment of tax payments on account
  • US GAAP Tax Entries: Prepare Tax provision workings and journal entries for all Professional UK entities using the Corptax software package and work with business units to ensure all entries are appropriately booked on a timely basis  
  • Patent Box and R&D Claims: Undertake the annual Patent Box and Research and Development Tax claims, working with the Group’s tax advisors to undertake the relevant calculations such that they can be submitted in line with the tax computations
  • New Accounting Standards: Lead on any new IFRS accounting standards, ensuring any new policies are fully understood, that their impact is assessed and can be adhered to
  • Systems: Maintain and update the Annual Reporting packs used by business units to report their statutory results. Actively seek improvements in reporting systems and look to further utilize the SAP ERP system for reporting IFRS results
  • Tax Risk Register: Maintain a Tax Risk Register to identify and appropriately mitigate inherent risks. This will be used in support of the Annual Accounting Officer certificate to HMRC
  • Corporate Criminal Offence: Act as the point of contact and expert on the Corporate Criminal Office rules for the Professional Business, working with Tax advisors to ensure compliance with the Act
  • Transfer Pricing: Act as the first point of contact for the preparation of Transfer Pricing documentation, working with the wider SCJ Tax Department and Professional advisors on completing documentation

Previous Experience/Knowledge

  • Strong technical accounting and tax knowledge and a desire to keep up to date with changing financial rules and regulations
  • Experience of preparing consolidated IFRS accounts and leading on the Group audit
  • Experience of preparing corporation tax computations and the tax disclosures in statutory accounts
  • Previous experience of providing Business Partnering support
  • Strong Excel knowledge
  • Knowledge of best practice accounting procedures and


  • ACA qualified preferred with post qualification experience
  • Positive and determined attitude
  • Position is based in Frimley with occasional travel to Derbyshire


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