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Tax Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Sector: Finance
  • Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/11/2018
  • Job reference: LMA/14/11/LEGAL/NC
This vacancy has now expired.

LMA recruitment are currently working with a top 25 legal firm. This legal firm were pioneers in flexible working. This firm is unique as they always consider candidates from insurance, legal and proffesional services backgrounds. You may know of the firm as they hold weekly social events and have a fantastic work-life home-life balance.



  • Devise and maintain a Global Tax compliance calendar.
  • Review/update territory summaries bi-annually.
  • Review proposed tax payments.
  • Review proposed tax return submissions.
  • Update, send and monitor completion of a quarterly tax checklist.
  • Monitor overseas tax enquiries, providing central support in responses to tax authorities where necessary.
  • Advise budgeted tax charges for management accounts and prepare variance analysis on a regular basis.
  • Update and maintain permanent files at entity level.

Year end accounting:

  • Develop tax schedules for local finance teams to complete to facilitate accurate disclosure in the consolidated accounts.
  • Review tax schedules prepared by overseas controllers.
  • Review draft tax computations.
  • Consider any deferred tax implications globally and in respect of group to local accounting policy differences.
  • Identify entities with excess profits for further consideration.
  • Prepare tax consolidation schedule for the auditors and the partnership accounting team.

Cross-border transactions (working with the TP Tax Accountant):

Global mobility:

  • Develop tax processes with the global mobility team to ensure tax considerations are taken in to account at initiation stage.
  • Assist with the development of a global tracking system for personnel.
  • Consider permanent establishment issues arising on movement of personnel.

Tax reserving

  • Review and monitor tax liabilities in relation to anticipated profits for tax reserving purposes, as required for the position statements and liaise with the Partnership accounting team regarding the completion of partners' drawings calculation.
  • Review partners' tax reserve accounts as prepared by the tax advisors.


  • Qualified
  • Strong tax experience
  • Strogn finance exposure in regards to llp's and multiple entities.

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