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The Corporate Tax (CT) Compliance Team is part of Group Tax and is responsible for handling the CT compliance and reporting for LBG as a whole. This role involves working as a leader in a team and providing informative, high quality sophisticated output and advice. A senior level Tax Specialist delivering influential insight and guidance on the Group's tax affairs, to assist decision-making and ensuring compliance obligations are met.
What you'll be doing:
Ownership of compliance processes, including the preparation and finalisation of CT returns for group entities, ensuring adherence with appropriate risk management principles
Supervision of tax reporting matters, including preparation of tax accounting and reporting disclosures for individual entities and as part of quarterly group reporting cycles
Handling relationships with important internal customers and acting as their business partner, while taking mentorship from their senior peer group
Identifying shortcomings, suggesting improvements and implementing approved revisions to current compliance processes, systems and procedures including consideration of technology and data changes impacting CT processes
Interpretation and application of policies and risk governance (under SOX and SAO environments) to achieve specified outputs and deliverables
Provide advice and insight on the application of processes and policies, monitoring implementation of procedures within the team and wider impact for business and finance stakeholders
Growing own capabilities by pursuing and investing in personal development opportunities
Owning and participating in the delivery of team projects, while guiding team members and taking input from peers and senior colleagues
Supervising the delivery of prescribed outcomes for tasks following risk management principles to ensure the organisation is not exposed to undue risks
Developing and/or delivering insightful observations for significant aspects of the tax systems with mentorship to team members
Fostering the creation and delivery of content for training courses within the team to improve employee performance within specific functional area
Proactive engagement in self-development and professional training initiatives, as well as guiding other team colleagues
Key Capabilities/ Knowledge:
You'll be experienced in UK Corporate Tax compliance and accounting (specifically IAS12), whilst demonstrating a sound understanding of legislation and applicable case law
A professional qualification (either accountancy or tax specific such as ATT/CTA) and strong knowledge of UK Corporation Tax are requirements for the role
You'll be a natural when it comes to relationship management skills, with a proven ability to analyse, challenge and influence
A good understanding of risk expectations for a tax function impacted by SOX, Senior Accounting Officer and Public Tax Strategy regimes
This is a senior role involving tax compliance and reporting, and you should have experience in preparing and reviewing CT returns and related tax accounting / disclosure matters
You'll be rewarded with excellent benefits, personal development and a career that's enriching and full of opportunity!
As well as a competitive salary, you'll receive:
A Discretionary Performance Share Award
Generous pension contribution and 30 Days leave plus bank holidays
A flexible cash pot (4% of base salary) to spend on benefits
Private health cover and access to Share Schemes
We're dedicated to giving you opportunities and support to develop you both expertly and personally to optimise your potential. We'll help you perform at your best today, so you can fulfil all your potential in the future.
As a new colleague, you'll join us on our journey to build a 21st century bank that reflects modern Britain and craft an inclusive culture where all colleagues feel encouraged and valued.
We also support the principles of agile working and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We're an equal opportunity employer and deeply value diversity within our organisation.
We'll ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.
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