Working for Alpha LSG


Financial Tax Accountant (ODSLT120)



£34,400 - 34,400/annum

Job Location
- United Kingdom -- England -- North West England -- Greater Manchester

Job type

09 February 2018

Closing date
09 Mar 2018 23:59

Alpha LSG’s goal is to be the leading Inflight Service provider within the UK. This is an exciting time to join the company as we continue to accomplish our goal of becoming the supplier of choice. Our finance department based in Manchester is currently recruiting an experienced Financial Tax Accountant. 

What the role is: 

The role is responsible for the Alpha LSG Customs Tax function, you must ensure that we are tax compliant with all tax reporting requirements and an efficient and effective service is offered. Reporting directly into the Financial Tax Controller, this is a key role within the finance team. 

What you’ll be doing will include:

  • Preparing monthly UK and oversea VAT returns

  • Responsible for the preparation of annual Pay Settlement Agreements (PSA) and Plld’s

  • Undertake the preparation of corporation tax packs and assist in the completion and submission of year end Corporation Tax returns

  • Reconciling control accounts, including vat and pension

  • Posting journals on SAP

  • Inputting information into the Senior Accounting Officer (SAO) process

  • Provide assistance with Annual Statutory Accounts and Audit

  • Undertake additional ad hoc activities to support the Financial Tax Controller

What you’ll have will include: 

  • Desirable – education to degree level

  • A recognised qualification or can demonstrate study towards (ACCA/ AAT)

  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence colleagues at all levels

  • Experience and evidence of being up to date on Payroll Tax 

  • Pragmatic and capable of delivering improvements whilst promoting the principles of Sustainable Continuous Improvement

  • Good numeracy and analytical skills with the ability to solve problems and work within strict deadlines

  • Excellent communications, organisational, and project management skills are important

  • Strong skills including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and Word

  • Experience of working within a fast paced environment

  • High attention to detail and accuracy

  • Persistence in progress chasing and follow up

  • Possess the ability to drive change

  • Proactive nature and self-motivated with the ability to work both as a team member and on own initiative  

  • Good presentation skills

Contact information

Alpha LSG