DLA Piper is a global law firm with 4200 lawyers located in more than 30 countries throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, positioning it to help companies with their legal needs anywhere in the world. The firm has a global turnover exceeding £1.5 billion.
Our vision is to be the leading global business law firm, a vision which is underpinned by a set of core values which invest in our people, our clients and our community. Our integrated network of offices throughout the UK offers clients pragmatic business driven advice in an environment where innovation, excellence and going that extra mile is the norm.
Due to business growth, an enviable opportunity exists for an experienced individual with a proven track record in corporate tax to join the rapidly expanding In house tax department based in Sheffield. Reporting to the EMEA Tax Manager, the role is responsible for managing compliance and the taxation aspects of year- end accounting for the firm across the EMEA region. This is an excellent opportunity to gain exposure to international tax issues within a large corporate environment.
*Compliance for the EMEA region; this will include updating and maintaining the tax compliance calendar and monitoring overseas tax enquiries. Also providing central tax team support in responses to tax authorities where necessary. *Assisting the local finance teams with the completion of the tax schedules in the consolidation packs. *Reviewing tax schedules in consolidation packs prepared by overseas controllers. *Dealing with international tax issues including transfer pricing. *Group responsibilities to include the preparation of tax consolidation for the auditors. *Adhoc tax project work.
The successful candidate will ideally demonstrate:
*A professional accounting qualification ACA / ACCA or CTA ; this role would be ideal for an individual who is recently qualified and looking for their next step. Training support towards CTA would be available. *A strong knowledge and experience of corporate tax and accounting procedures, ideally within a large accountancy practice or an In- house setting. *Excellent communication skills; the role interfaces with the other managers of the tax department as well as the overseas controllers on a regular basis. * A pragmatic and responsive approach with the ability to work within a team and contribute to the development of the firm.
In return the firm offers a supportive and empowering environment with great training and development programmes as well as a competitive salary and benefits package. For further information, or to make an application contact Caroline Naylor at CRA Consulting at carolinecraconsultants.com or call 0114 2418030. More information on the organization can be found at www.dlapiper.co.uk. Direct applications will be forwarded to CRA Consulting.