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Accounting Compliance and Tax Assistant
Ref. 50064011

Salary
£36,279 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School
Finance

Location
Central London


This is a full time and permanent post, working 35 hours per week.

In this newly created role, the post holder will provide direct support to the Accounting compliance and tax associate in ensuring all statutory accounting, tax and compliance requirements for the university and its subsidiaries are delivered. 

You will be a point of contact with university colleagues of all disciplines for financial regulatory compliance and tax issues. You are expected to deal professionally and efficiently with colleagues.

The post-holder will be expected to develop an understanding of the academic and commercial activities of the university group to assist and support in maximising returns and cash flow through efficiencies and beneficial tax planning. 

The role requires an ability to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines with a strong attention to detail. A flexible and professional attitude with strong organisational skills and an ability to prioritise is expected.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an organised and ambitious person to further develop their experience in statutory financial reporting and to gain knowledge of direct and indirect taxation in the HE and charity sector.
 
You will have good experience in preparing statutory financial statements for audit.

You may have or be working towards a professional tax qualification.

The University offers an exceptional benefits package, which includes 35 days annual leave, a generous occupational pension scheme, subsidised gym membership, and flexible working opportunities.

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through the link below.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders. 

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 18 August 2022

Interviews are likely to be held on: w/c 23 August 2022

Administrative contact (for queries only): Recruitment@westminster.ac.uk