Apprentice Tax Assistant

Iss Trustees Ltd
8th Floor, 60, Fenchurch Street, London, EC3M 4AD
To be agreed upon appointment
11 Jul 2019
30 Jul 2019
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Degree
Start Date
Duties Include:
  • Preparation of the monthly UK VAT return for review
  • Preparation of the ESL return
  • Maintain and reconcile VAT control account
  • Preparation of all UK tax computations and produce near final returns for submission
  • Preparation of all Jersey entity tax returns for review and submission
  • Assist in tagging of financial statements
  • Collate and prepare CBCR reporting returns for the worldwide group (over 100 entities)
  • Preparation of withholding tax forms and dealing with WHT queries from overseas finance managers
  • Maintain and update SAO complaint processes and documentation for annual sign off
  • Assist in drafting of transfer pricing documentation and policies
  • Develop understanding of accounting systems, Unit 4 and Tax software
  • Assist with automation of accounting reports and adhoc analysis
  • Study towards obtaining a Professionals accounting qualification ACA/ACCA

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Problem solving
  • Communication
  • Team worker
  • Microsoft package Knowledge (most importantly excel)

Personal qualities

  • Hard working, keen to learn and develop on new skills
  • A Financial background would be beneficial
  • Previous basic tax knowledge
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of work effectively and efficiently
  • Develop and maintain a strong control environment
  • Strong financial analysis and attention to detail
  • Initiative

Desired qualifications

  • A-Levels Grade A-C in relevant subjects
  • Degree in the relevant field would be desirable

Future prospects

Long-term employment with company.

Things to consider

Benefits Include:
Holiday: 22 days paid holiday (goes up to 23 after 3years, 24 after 4years and 25 after 5years)
Life insurance: 4x annual basic salary
Pension Scheme: Employee 3%, Employer 5%