The client are a global hospitality and catering group (hotels) that are looking or a Tax Accountant to join the team on a permanent basis. The head offices are based in South West London (South Kensington) and Singapore, and the role will report directly to the VP of Finance. The successful candidate will be the sole-Tax Accountant in the group and will have the chance to build a team in the future.

Client Details

The client are a global multi-national hotel group that are looking for a Tax Accountant to lead up their tax department. To start with, you will be the sole-Tax Accountant for the group and will have a chance to grow the function as you develop into a Tax Manager. The role will work very closely with the VP of Finance and they are looking for an experienced candidate to oversee all tax compliance and reporting. The successful candidate will have prior experience as a sole Tax Accountant/Manager within industry and commerce or will have a strong tax background in practice.


The successful candidate will:


  • Prepare, review and submit corporate tax computations and returns for all UK companies, including compliance with the CFC legislation.
  • Maintain a tax status risk registers for all UK companies.
  • Deal with CTSA administration including statutory claims and elections, treaty applications etc.
  • Prepared and submit VAT and other UK tax forms.
  • Fulfil other on-going tax compliance obligations.
  • Country by country reporting .


  • Consolidate the Group tax provision (corporation & deferred tax) and other information needed for disclosure purposes in the consolidated group accounts.
  • Calculate the year-end tax provisions, prepare tax disclosure notes for annual report and statutory accounts for individual UK companies and analyse and comment on trends.
  • Prepare a report for the Board on the quarterly ETR, cash tax position, tax provision etc. with commentary on the trends on a country by country basis.
  • Review, recommend and implement changes to the year-end reporting process including putting in controls and processes as required.


  • Manage on-going projects and provide tax input into planned projects.
  • Lead and take ownership of all tax matters and projects including relating to regulatory changes/reviews.
  • Work with business units and provide tax input to upgrades existing and new accounting systems.
  • Update tax policies within the Group.
  • Liaise with HMRC on tax queries.
  • Group tax exercise where required.


The successful candidate will:

  • Relevant post qualification experience of managing the compliance and tax reporting.
  • Qualified CTA.
  • ACCA/ACA qualification is an advantage.
  • Excellent technical knowledge of UK Corporation Tax.
  • Very good understanding of the tax accounting and reporting, statutory and regulatory framework under IFRS and FRS.

Job Offer

  • £65,000 – £70,000
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Meals Provided on Duty
  • Employee Discounted Accommodation
  • Employee Discount on Food & Beverage and Hotel Restaurants
  • Friends and Family, (discounted) Accommodation Rate
  • Season Ticket Loan Scheme
  • Length of Service-related holiday scheme
  • Uniform (Laundry / Dry Cleaning for Uniform)
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Long Service Awards
  • Employee of the Month / Year
  • Recommend a Friend Scheme
  • Subsidised Car Parking (if available)

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