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Tax Consultant

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£49,500 - £66,000* per annum

*includes 10% non-contractual London Weighting*


Head Office {amount} miles away
Lidl House, 14 Kingston Road, Surbiton
KT5 9NU London


Full Time

Experience Level


Employment Area

Finance, Accounting & Tax

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£49,500 up to £66,000*per annum - This isn’t an ordinary job. This is an extraordinary experience.


Our UK Tax Function is looking for a confident and methodical individual to join their vibrant team. You will be reporting to the Head Of Tax and Senior Financial Management. You will be a fundamental part of the team so this is an ideal opportunity for a proactive individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment.


We have moved to a hybrid working model with a recommended 2 days in the office per week for appropriate Head Office and Regional roles, empowering our teams to choose how and where they work best. We feel it is important that, where possible, we offer our colleagues as much flexibility as possible and trust our teams to determine the right environments that work most effectively for them.

What you'll do

•    Your role will be to support the team mainly on corporate income tax matters to include capital allowances, transfer pricing, withholding taxes, general tax analysis etc with a view to efficient and effective compliance. 
•    Preparation of supporting working papers including assembly of data into tax returns and  payment calculations
•    Interrogation of accounting systems and analysis of outputs from other departments
•    Ad hoc consulting and advisory projects 
•    Liaising with internal stakeholders, information providers, external advisers and revenue authorities 
•    Generally support compliance including process control design and testing.
•    The tax function covers a broad portfolio of taxes and there will be opportunities to support on these also 


What you'll need

•    ACA/ACCA training or Tax Inspector with full Technical Training course; or tax equivalent course is essential for this role
•    Good understanding of book keeping and accounting principles including journal adjustments and GL reconciliations
•    Software skills (excel; word; PowerPoint; SAP)
•    Retail Industry experience is desirable
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
•    Negotiation skills, able to sustain opinion and handle challenges
•    Commitment to lifelong learning and personal development
•    Ability to work independently, managing conflicting priorities with ease and efficiency
•    An excellent communicator and multi-tasker with exceptional organisational abilities


What you'll receive

This isn't getting by. This is getting what you deserve. Working at Lidl is rewarding, in every sense, because we give you the extensive training to succeed in your role and plenty of opportunities to progress your career here. We're proud to offer a competitive salary starting from £49,500 with the potential to earn up to £66,000* (depending on experience) with 35 days’ holiday per year (pro rata). We also recognise that different people value different benefits, based on different lifestyles and needs, which is why we offer arrange of additional benefits including but not limited to:


Barista Bar, restaurant and free onsite gym
On-site Car Parking (including electric charging in each space)
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
10% in-store discount card

To find out a Lidl bit more visit our benefits page to see for yourself!


*includes 10% non-contractual London Weighting allowance



Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.


Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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