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Assistant Accountant - Tax

Central Functions

Solihull, West Midlands
Salary Band 3 plus benefits
Full Time
Closing: 19/06/2019
1 position available
Job Reference No. 50161951

Job Specification

Are you looking for an opportunity with a leading national business? If the answer is YES, Tarmac are recruiting in Solihull and this could be the ideal role for you.

At Tarmac, our people have been shaping the world around us for more than 100 years, from the roads we drive on every day, to the buildings, airports, stadiums, offices and hospitals we live in and work in. We are very proud of our history and what makes us the company we are today. We also have huge ambitions for the future and want to continue our growth and innovation to remain at the leading edge of our industry We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards. We’re looking for people who share this passion, enthusiasm and collaborative approach to join our team of over 7,000 employees across the UK. As part of a global business in CRH, the career opportunities are limitless
Joining our team as an Assistant Accountant you will be entitled to a highly competitive basic salary and a great range of benefits including:

Bonus scheme
Enhanced holiday entitlement
Contributory pension scheme
Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
Training and development opportunities

What are we looking for?


A part qualified or qualified accountant studying towards professional qualification or qualified (ACCA, CIMA or AAT) who wants to develop
A motivated individual with a track record of working to tight deadlines under pressure
Can demonstrate what good looks like when it comes to narrating and evidencing journals and balance sheet reconciliations
Effective time management of self

Works with a sense of urgency as required and able to escalate issues confidently
Customer service orientated

SAP system knowledge is highly desirable
BlackLine system knowledge is desirable
Effective communication skills with people at all levels of the business

Intermediate to advanced Excel skills due to complex [big] data
Problem solver with a strong analytical ability
Tenacity for accuracy and attention to detail



What will I be responsible for?

Completing Balance sheet reconciliations for tax accounts

Completing VAT returns, aggregates levy, landfill tax,CIS, Intrastats, EC Sales and tied Oil returns accurately and to deadline
Building relationships both internally and externally
Performing tasks associated with the preparation and posting of transactions into the general ledger
Following policy, procedures and processes, ensuring controls are followed and high levels of accuracy are delivered
Following the month end timetable and delivering the month end close on time
Supporting the team leaders and other team members within the wider team
Taking ownership for queries and driving through resolution of issues
Proactively seeks and implements changes to improve accuracy, efficiency and control in processes


If you feel you have the skills and experience required to excel in the role of Assistant Accountant, we want to hear from you. Please click APPLY below to register your interest!

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage.

No agencies please.

Tarmac is an equal opportunities employer.