Tax Auditor - Financial Services

  • Salary:£350 pd
  • Location:Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Job Type:Contract, Full time
  • Company:Alexander Ash Consulting
  • Updated on:08 Dec 18

My Client , One of the BIG 4 are looking to recruit a Tax Auditor to join their team


Skills required

Experience of working in practice in a similar function or in a relevant in-house team. 

A good understanding of the financial services sector is desirable but not essential;

ICAEW or CTA qualifications;

Experience in preparing or reviewing reporting schedules and tax accounting disclosures under UK GAAP and IFRS;

Experience in statutory audit work;

Ability to integrate and work effectively within high performing teams;

Delegation and leadership skills, and an ability to be clear and concise with regards to instructing more junior teams around them;

High quality business writing and effective communication skills;

The ability to work closely with audit teams and clients, applying practical and commercial concepts to technical work;

Ability to effectively present to clients and internal teams;

Individual needs to be organised and self-motivated.


Acting as tax specialist on audits

Reviewing client tax accounting workings and managing the input of other specialists to address risks and reach conclusions around uncertain tax positions

Proactively managing deadlines and billing requirements, liaison with the main audit teams and delegating effectively to junior staff

Appropriately documenting audit conclusions in line with the firm standards