Tax Specialist

Job Overview

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Tax Specialist to join our team in the construction / Development industry based in Kildare. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring compliance with all tax regulations and optimizing tax strategies. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in tax accounting with proven experience in the construction industry.

This role will allow the selected candidate to also expand their general financial skills, as a key member of the wider finance team, and will be given the opportunity to perform more general financial tasks, under the guidance of the Group Financial Controller.

Key responsibilities and Duties

* Prepare and file tax returns in relation to the company's corporation tax
* Provide Ad-hoc input into compliance and advisory matters relating to all other taxes including RCT, VAT, PAYE/PRSI, Capital Gains Tax, CAT, Stamp Duty, etc.
* Prepare and review tax provisions to meet quarterly and annual financial reporting requirements.
* Keep up to date with current tax legal/and regulatory requirements and ensure that all financial transactions are conducted in line with relevant tax legislation
* Manage tax-related audits and act as the key liaison with Revenue authorities
* Maintain and manage the company's relationship with external stakeholders eg. Tax advisors, financial institutions
* Work with the Group Financial Controller to plan and implement tax strategies that minimize the company's tax liability
* Develop and monitor compliance with internal policies and procedures
* Regularly meet with internal stakeholders to review and improve processes
* Maintain a professional image for the company in all dealings with public and stakeholders
* Other ad hoc duties that the Company may require from time to time

* Professional qualification in accounting (e.g. ACA, ACCA or CPA) and Tax (e.g. AITI)
* Some post qualification in a tax role
* Strong understanding of Irish tax laws and regulations
* Ability to communicate complicated tax legislation or matters in simple and easily understood way
* Relationship management - ability to read situations and modify behaviour to build quality and diverse relationships

* Confidence in working as part of a team, managing direct reports, and dealing with internal and external stakeholders
* Ambition to enhance overall financial capability by taking on tasks outside of the tax area
* Excellent communication and presentation skills
* Strong problem solving and analytical skills

If you have the skills required for this role and are interested in having a conversation - please apply with your most recent CV to Bernadette Sisson for immediate consideration.

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