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Pearson Tax Manager in Belfast, United Kingdom

Tax Manager


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Interim Tax reporting and compliance manager

The Tax reporting and compliance manager reports to the UK Tax Director and, together with another team member, is responsible for UK direct tax compliance and UK tax reporting.

Main responsibilities

UK direct tax compliance:

Preparation of tax provisions for accounts and disclosure notes for UK companies

Preparation of tax returns for review for UK companies

Group relief management

Cash tax payment forecasting and management

UK claims and elections

Support for UK elements of projects (e.g. acquisitions)

Group and UK reporting:

Completion of UK tax packs for year end

Preparation of overall UK review documents

SOX controls

Dealing with audit queries

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  • ACA/ACCA and/or CTA qualified

  • Experience of reporting under IFRS

  • UK Tax compliance experience

  • Process improvement


Primary Location: GB-GB-Belfast

Work Locations: GB-Belfast-Millennium House Millennium House, 1st Floor Great Victoria Street Belfast BT2 7AQ

Job: Finance

Organization: Finance

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jan 31, 2020

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Full-time Regular

Req ID: 1912540

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.