14th January 2020

Tax Associate

Reference: LMH

Location: County Armagh Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 14/01/2020

Tax Consultant

Salary- Attractive Salary DOE

Who we are working with:

On behalf of our client, Abacus Careers would like to hear from experienced Accounts Specialists with an interest in Tax, who would like to work with one of the most successful global manufacturing firms based in Lurgan, Co. Armagh, N.Ireland

This company offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. A comprehensive Total Rewards package includes career development, and with Flexible options you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers, and promotions.


  • Ad-hoc project work as required in the area of UK Corporate tax
  • Assist the Corporate Tax Manager to prepare quarterly analysis for potential CFC impact on UK group
  • Assist with the preparation of internal tax advice to business partners and the implementation of tax projects.
  • Assist with quarterly and annual processes for US reporting requirements Eg SOX and other US submissions
  • Calculate current and deferred tax for inclusion in UK Statutory Accounts, and prepare tax disclosure notes using tax software;
  • Develop a process for collection of data for ongoing R&D claims
  • Identify and quantify permanent tax adjustments.
  • Initial preparation of correspondence with HMRC
  • Preparation of corporate tax returns for UK companies in the group
  • Preparation of return to accrual analysis for inclusion in the US tax workbooks;
  • Quarterly analysis and review of UK company trial balances for tax forecasting and calculation of quarterly instalment payments
  • Responsibility for routine administration of the tax compliance process, including making all appropriate claims and elections within required time limits
  • Review of fixed asset registers, CapEx and Revenue spend for possible tax savings and correct identification
  • Support tax manager with tax audits
  • Support the Corporate Tax Manager with employments and payroll tax reporting relating to PSAs, P11ds and stock compensation
  • Work with all UK business sites to track the global mobility of employees visiting the UK and consider tax implications and reporting requirements of such
  • Work with the Corporate Tax Manager; local finance teams and Global Business Service centre (“GBS”) to manage quarterly US tax workbooks and provide reporting for UK companies.

Essential Criteria

  • 2-3 years of experience in tax relating to UK and Ireland;
  • Ability to interface with accounting, and finance teams;
  • Accountable and proven track record of achieving results even under tough conditions;
  • Customer-focused and demonstrates business insight;
  • Demonstrates strong self-awareness (i.e., manages ambiguity, instils trust, has interpersonal savvy);
  • Effective communicator and collaborator;
  • Experience of both corporate and employment tax is desirable
  • Multinational tax reporting and/or experience of working in industry a plus;
  • Organized, drives results and works independently to deadlines;
  • Tax and / or accountancy qualification ACA, ACCA, CTA/ATT;

Primary Contact

Leon McHugh

44 (0)28 90313157

[email protected]

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