Group Tax and Treasury Accountant - Fashion Retail

Job Title: Group Tax and Treasury Accountant - Fashion Retail
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH54878
Contact Name: Jocasta Jones
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 17, 2016 12:01

Job Description

An extremely successful international fashion retailer are now recruiting a Group Tax and Treasury Accountant to join their team. This is a crucial position with overall responsibility for corporation tax and VAT compliance, with one direct report.

This role will suit candidates with a keen eye for detail and excellent people skills as liaising with senior stakeholders across the business as well as third parties is a key aspect of the job.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing all aspects of corporation tax in the UK, Germany and Ireland
  • Monitoring compliance with VAT legislation of stock
  • Partnering with the Retail, Multichannel and Buying teams
  • Managing all other aspects of the Group's compliance with indirect tax legislation, such as engaging with third party advisers to ensure compliance with EU distance selling rules
  • Managing cash flow and foreign exchange exposure
  • Preparing all Group-level accounting journals at month-end
  • Adhere to and comply with all group banking/loan obligations
  • Take part in mentoring culture
  • Ad hoc projects involving liaising with management

Key candidate requirements:

  • Qualified ACA/ACCA/CTA accountant (or international equivalent), with sound technical knowledge
  • Strong organisation, numeric and communication skills
  • Previous experience of indirect tax compliance/accounting within a business that makes EU purchases and supplies
  • An understanding of the principles of managing cash flow, foreign exchange and loan compliance
  • Sound knowledge of corporate taxes and VAT
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Retail experience

In return this position is offering a great opportunity to join the business during an exciting growth period. Excellent benefits are also offered.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.