Adaptavist Group • London

Tax Assistant

Employment type:  Full time

Job Description

Working at Adaptavist
The Adaptavist Group is a global family of companies with a common goal. We combine the best of teamwork, technology, and processes, helping all kinds of businesses be better today and tomorrow.
We are experts at delivering enterprise software, tailored solutions, and quality services across some of the world’s most trusted technology ecosystems, including Atlassian, AWS, Slack, GitLab, Monday.com and Aha!
We make change happen. From anywhere.
Our flexible, remote-first way of working means that work can fit around your life, rather than your life fitting around work.
Some of our global benefits include;
- Unlimited Holiday- Pension matching up to 5%- Employee assistance programme- Udemy Online Learning- Volunteer Days- Flexible working hours- Enhanced Maternity and Paternity Leave- Season ticket loan- Eye Care Vouchers- Life Assurance- Income Protection Scheme- Private Medical with Bupa- Bring your dog to work- Adaptavist Rewards
About the team
The Finance team is responsible for processing and managing the day-to-day business transactions that enable the company to thrive as a pioneering leader in the Atlassian ecosystem. The team also offers a well-rounded experience of the foundations of a finance function including tax and compliance. This team is responsible in all aspects of tax compliance, reporting and tax planning for multiple corporate entities that operate globally in different countries.
About the role
Are you someone who has strong interest in tax? Are you someone with good attention to details and eager to learn? If yes, then this role may be a good next step of your career.
In this role, you will play a crucial role in supporting Tax and Finance Accountant in the day-to-day tax related and financial activities. You will work closely with the finance team and provide assistance in tax reporting, compliance and related functions.
What you'll be doing
- Assisting with the preparation of monthly UK VAT returns for a VAT group companies- Assisting with the preparation of quarterly VAT OSS schedules- Provide support in the preparation of international sales/services/provincial tax returns for overseas entities- Preparation of monthly VAT cashflow - Preparation of monthly EU VAT transactions and schedules for EU VAT reclaims- Assisting with the preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations of the sales tax liabilities and the preparation of VAT turnover reconciliations for audit- Providing assistance with Sales Tax registration in new territories- Assisting with the preparation of PSA reports- Assisting with external and internal audit processes- Support with ad hoc analysis, and any research projects as required

What we're looking for
- Previous experience or exposure and strong interest in direct/indirect taxes- Previous experience in dealing with international taxes is a plus- Well-developed communication skills (both verbal and written) - Working experience in transaction finance & with financial software and tools (Excel VLOOKUP, IF, SUMIF, Pivot)- Willingness to learn and share knowledge with internal and external team- Analytical skills, critical thinking, excellent problem-solving and solution finding- Superior attention to detail in spotting data inconsistencies and problems- Finance qualification or degree in accounting

At Adaptavist, we are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, and believe this positively impacts both the creation of our innovative products and our delivery of bespoke solutions to our global customers and our own unique culture. We encourage all qualified applicants, regardless of age, disability, race, sexual orientation, religion or belief, sex, gender identity, pregnancy and maternity, marriage, and civil partnership status. From our family-friendly policies to our flexible work environment we offer a range of benefits and policies in order to support staff from all different backgrounds. If you have any questions, please do ask us.
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We look forward to your application!

Company benefits

Unlimited annual leave
Flexible working week
Open to compressed hours
Open to part time work for some roles
Dog friendly office
Health insurance – BUPA
Life assurance
Work from anywhere scheme
Enhanced maternity leave
Enhanced paternity leave
Adoption leave
Share options
Employee discounts
Charity donation scheme

We asked employees of Adaptavist Group how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Employees are largely happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Additional employee ratings
(these do not contribute to the FlexScore®)

Employees feel that the diversity is good and there are continued efforts to improve it
Employees feel like the company culture is brilliantly inclusive and equitable
Employees feel like it is a really great environment to work in
Employees feel quite excited about the company mission
Employees feel that their salary is good and matches the value they bring
Working at Adaptavist Group

Company employees


Gender diversity (male:female)

M 60% : F 40%

Office locations

Global offices across UK, Europe, North America and Malaysia

Hiring Countries

Bosnia and Herzegovina
South Africa
United Kingdom
United States