Tax Accountant
CME Group
London, United Kingdom
5d ago


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  • This role is primarily responsible for supporting the UK based tax team in meeting compliance and reporting obligations across EMEA;
  • as part of a US head-quartered group. The appropriate candidate will be pro-active, organised and have an interest in developing their knowledge across the full spectrum of direct, indirect and operational taxes.

  • Primary assistance in the preparation of the VAT returns inline with the HMRC MTD requirements; secondary assistance in the preparation of the UK CT returns
  • Assistance in the preparation of corporate and indirect tax returns in any other locations where compliance is managed in-house.
  • Assistance in managing the outsourced direct and indirect tax compliance relationship with our third-party service provider across EMEA.
  • Working with the team on areas of legislation that need particular focus and performing reviews or modelling as required (e.
  • g. controlled foreign companies, transfer pricing, VAT partial exemption etc).

  • Working with finance to prepare balance sheet reconciliations for both direct and indirect taxes.
  • Preparation of tax notes for the annual statutory accounts for international entities including liaising with external advisors and auditors.
  • Preparation of tax instalment payments and working with others to ensure timely payment processes are in place.
  • Providing support to an international tax manager to collate, analyse and distribute the data required for direct and indirect tax returns.
  • Assistance in the quarterly reporting process, as required.
  • Supporting the tax team to meet Senior Accounting Officer requirements and developing more efficient and robust processes / controls.
  • Supporting the tax team to meet operational tax requirements e.g. FATCA, withholding tax treaty clearances, residence certificates
  • Supporting the tax team throughout the transition in general ledger software including reconciliation of tax accounts and some profit and loss analysis.
  • Willingness to learn new skills particularly in relation to our financial systems - and assisting with projects as they arise.
  • Strong personal organisational skills with attention to detail, quality and control.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Conscientious, self-motivated and goal orientated.
  • Great team player.
  • Ability to develop new skills and understand new technology as required
  • Skilled in Microsoft applications software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook etc).
  • Experience in using OneSource Corporate Tax and / or OneSource Tax Provision software an advantage but not essential.
  • Experience using Workday an advantage but not essential.
  • Relevant accounting or tax qualification (or part qualification with preparedness to fully qualify)
  • Demonstrate experience in the area of corporate taxation
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