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Tax Accountant - Contract position


  • Dublin
  • Negotiable
  • Contract
  • Updated 28/11/2012
  • Kayleigh O' Shea
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Tax Accountant - Contract position


About Zurich
Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies. We offer a wide range of products, from Private Motor and Home Insurance to Engineering and Commercial Property Insurance. We are one of the largest insurers in Ireland, employing approximately 410. We are part of the Zurich Financial Services Group, an insurance-based financial services provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in North America and Europe, as well as in Asia Pacific, Latin America and other key markets. Founded in 1872, the Group is headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. It employs approximately 58,000 people serving customers in more than 170 countries.

The Role
This role reports to the Head of Tax and is a contract role to cover a Maternity leave.

Key Accountabilities
The responsibilities of the successful candidate will include but not necessarily be limited to the following;
- Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual corporation tax reporting for Group Reporting purposes
- Prepare annual Irish Revenue corporation tax computation and returns
- Oversight of the insurance premium tax and stamp duty computations and quarterly submission of same
- Manage the VAT compliance
- Liaise with branch colleagues in relation to Irish tax matters
- Work on ad-hoc tax matters, including automation of internal processes
- Ongoing review and documentation of processes
- Assist with ongoing training of colleagues in the area of VAT processing
- Interact with key business groups to ensure all tax issues are considered and dealt with appropriately
- Assisting in resolving tax-related queries from all internal departments.

Skills and Experience
-Qualified Accountant/Tax Consultant with at least 2 years PQE

Technical Competencies
- A good working knowledge of MS Excel, SAP and Word
- Numerical with strong attention to detail
- Good knowledge of general insurance and accounting for general insurance
- Good understanding of Zurich’s organisation, aims, objectives and departmental procedures. Non

Non Technical Competencies:

- Ability to work to tight deadlines
- Ability to work independently
- Good communication and interpersonal skills
- Excellent organizational and planning skills
- Ability to seek out and use all available sources of information to make informed decisions and to solve problems
- Team player
- Customer focused approach.

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Ref: IR00765_1352997205
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