Tax Assistant - Temporary
Hiscox
Lisbon
há 3 dias

Job Description : About Hiscox

Who are we?

Hiscox is an international specialist insurer and reinsurer. We provide market leading products and excellent service to individuals and businesses with unusual and often complicated insurance needs

We cover reinsurance and insurance risks that range from marine, terrorism, aerospace, technology, media and professional indemnity through to high value personal insurance, such as homes and contents, fine art, luxury motor, and kidnap and ransom, and are market leaders in many of our chosen areas.

The role

Support Head of Financial Controlling & Reporting, Group Tax and country Finance Managers in the accomplishment of European Tax reporting activities and deadlines.

Responsible for European tax declarations and / or submissions.

Finance’s main remit is for the consolidation of European accounting into Hiscox Group, the accurate and timely production of branch and local statutory accounts, budgeting and forecasting, and the production and reporting of financial information to various stakeholders throughout Europe and the Group.

Key Responsibilities

  • Support Country Finance Managers in the preparation and maintenance of tax records, returns, reports and other related materials;
  • Oversight of the completion and filling of European corporate tax returns;
  • Participates in the development and implementation of tax strategy;
  • Recommends alternative tax treatments to alleviate or reduce tax burden;
  • Actively support Group Tax Manager in Transfer Pricing compliance management;
  • Keep Transfer Pricing documentation updated in line with BEPS Action 13 (working with external advisors when appropriate);
  • Prepare and submit relevant data for CBCR and associated disclosures in line with BEPS Action 13;
  • Be involved in complex Tax audit requests;
  • Liaising with Group tax and coordination role with external parties to meet agreed Tax submission deadlines;
  • Find proactive approaches to ensure regulatory, tax, corporate and compliance requirements are met when applicable;
  • Advice and support Finance Managers and other departments on more complex Tax questions;
  • Monitoring external developments to identify changes / challenges on the horizon and devise appropriate response for the Group;
  • Monitor European IPT compliance management;
  • Monitor European VAT compliance management;
  • Create and / or review Tax processes and internal documentation;
  • Uses best practices and knowledge of internal or external business issues to improve products / services or processes.
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  • Person Specification :

    You will ideally

  • You will have a degree qualification in Tax / Accounting area or equivalent;
  • Fluent in English; Other European languages Dutch, French, German, Spanish or Portuguese would be welcome;
  • Strong and confident communication skills;
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail and Quality to produce high quality output even when dealing with high volume and under time pressure;
  • You would need to be able to explain your findings in a simple way that does not mislead or confuse;
  • Ability to organise and prioritise and plan workload to meet deadlines;
  • Demonstrating personal integrity; doing what they say they’ll do when they said they’d do it;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships in and outside Hiscox and manage different level of stakeholders;
  • Good Customer Focus;
  • Critical thinking and a can do attitude;
  • Results driven, with the energy and determination to succeed in a very fast paced environment where the pace and quality of response is critical to success;
  • Experience in commercial negotiations is advisable being patient and respectful to our clients / stakeholders and then professionally firm and determined to assure accounting rules are met.
  • Good analytical skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships in and outside Hiscox and manage different level of stakeholders;
  • Good leadership skills, team and conflict management.
  • Personable, able to develop rapport easily.
  • Professional

  • Expert knowledge on European taxes calculation
  • Experience of working in an office environment, ideally in a multinational, multi lingual environment. This could include work experience as part of a training programme but is not essential.
  • Experience in Finance is required;
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Excel and ERP systems. Good and quick adaptation to internal systems;
  • Good communication skills and ability to be a team player. Have the ability to initiate and facilitate process change and improvement;
  • Be pro-active and driven to achieve goals and objectives;
  • Flexibility to travel;
  • Ability to support team members and the business as a whole;
  • A Team Player who can also work on their own initiative;
  • Ability to make timely decisions that impact service delivery;
  • Ability to challenge conventions to increase efficiency and quality of Financial support.
  • Experience in insurance or financial services would be a plus;
  • Other Useful Qualifications

  • Work experience in successfully delivering a Tax agenda;
  • Working knowledge of Oracle Finance Applications is a plus, as it is the core system at Hiscox
  • What you should know

    The Lisbon office is a Hub for the European business at Hiscox, where the CEO, CFO and COO are based. It also has a significant workforce supporting the UK business, across Finance and Operations.

    The majority of the Finance team is located in Lisbon (CFO, Head of Controlling and Reporting, Head of FP&A included), with Finance Managers located in-country to support local business partnering and legal entity reporting.

    You would be expected to be self-sufficient, to work independently, with good communication skills and an ability to work within a matrix organisation where you will need to engage and keep informed the wider finance team both with developments, issues and to recommend solutions to the challenges expected in a growing business.

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