Tax Specialist

Meridian Business Support
£35,000 per annum
29 Jul 2017
29 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Tax Specialist
12 months

Meridian Business Support are currently recruiting for a Tax Specialist in Newcastle under Lyme for 12 months.


  • Preparation of the yearly/monthly tax declarations and other tax related reports & tax balance sheets to tax authorities (indirect and direct taxes) within the legal deadline under consideration of the 4-eyes principle
  • Preparation of monthly Tax Balance Sheets / Income Statements
  • Preparation of the quarterly current and deferred tax calculations
  • Management of VAT or similar indirect taxes (including)
  • VAT/indirect tax controlling (VAT receivables management)
  • Monitoring VAT/indirect tax accounts (including exchange rate issues for the related accounts)
  • Tax Consulting, Training (e.g. VAT/indirect tax treatment of sales, withholding taxes, etc.) for local departments and management
  • Management of Tax cash flow (indirect taxes, advanced payments direct taxes etc.) and monitoring of tax payment deadlines
  • Preparation of the local Transfer Pricing file in close Cooperation with WSD Tax department
  • Checking of Transfer Pricing Adjustments/Agreements, monitoring and reporting regarding adherence to the Division Transfer Pricing Policy with securing of the application of the Divisions policy in close cooperation with WSD Tax department
  • Execution of WSD VAT compliance process
  • Tax risk management and tax compliance (to ensure that all legal tax regulations are fulfilled)
  • Management of local tax controls and negotiation with the local authorities
  • Monitoring changes in local tax law and implementation on site
  • Preparing applications for VAT refund, Tax benefits, tax related grants etc.
  • Implementation and application of other (incl. IT related) standard processes in the tax field
  • Liaising with external tax consultants, tax inspectors and tax authorities


  • Proven full time experience solely in the field of taxes at an international company (manufacturing industry would be an asset)
  • Educated to a degree level, ideally in a tax related discipline
  • Excellent knowledge in the national tax law with a high level of up-to-date tax issues
  • Deep knowledge of international tax law (Transfer Pricing, International Vat, Treaties) and customs duties
  • Good knowledge of the IFRS Tax positions
  • Willingness to keep the tax knowledge on a continues up-to-date level
  • Experienced in project management
  • Well-developed networking and organisation skills, Team-oriented
  • Ability to analyse complex data
  • Ability to present results clear and understandable
  • Integrity, Flexibility, Efficiency
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken
  • Willingness for worldwide business travel


Mon-Fri 8am-4.30pm


Please call the office and speak to Laura or email your CV to

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Business.