UK Tax Financial Analyst

Friday 24 Feb 2023

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Totum are delighted to be working with this super prestigious, Top 10 International Law Firm in their search for a Financial Analyst. You will be responsible for the management of the international tax compliance affairs of the individual partners - including the accounting for tax reserves and tax payments, to cover a 12 month maternity contract.

Role overview:

As a Financial Analyst, you will also be involved in ad hoc international tax projects such as tax equalization schemes, transfer pricing, deferred tax calculations, and structure related modelling.

What you will be doing:

Liaising with international offices and external advisers to provide data for completion of tax returns for the firm and individual partners.

– Attending meetings with global finance managers and external advisers as necessary.

– Involvement in annual budgeting process.

– Handling internal and client withholding tax queries & liaising with global finance teams.

– Preparing Double Tax Relief (DTR) calculations for annual UK tax return filings for individual partners.

– Liaising with finance teams globally to reconcile and ensure accurate posting of international tax payments.

– Involvement in year-end work processes, including setup of international tax reserves, tax equalisation calculations, accounts disclosures and account reconciliations.

– Ongoing management of individual partner international tax reserves including foreign currency aspects, deferred tax calculations, reconciliation and subsequent clearout.

Key requirements

– Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to liaise effectively with staff based in other offices (including other members of the Partners’ Affairs & Tax team based in London and Hong Kong) as well as external advisers.

– Enthusiastic, pro-active, persistent, robust, commitment to "getting the job done".

– Able to work effectively using own initiative and as part of a team.

– Strong numeracy and IT skills, including knowledge of Windows, Excel and Word and the ability to adapt to using unfamiliar software packages. Particular emphasis is placed on experience of Excel.

– Strong time management skills - ability to multi-task, prioritise,