Tax Assistant

  1. Finance
  2. Full-time


Crawley, England, United Kingdom

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This is an excellent opportunity for a bright, enthusiastic individual looking for a career in tax.

The Tax Assistant will be responsible for:

 Assisting with the calculation and invoicing of the annual franchise fees to the global businesses, together with ongoing documentation requirements

 Assisting with the completion of the company’s annual country by country report to be submitted to HMRC

 Assisting with the preparation of some head office UK corporation tax computations and returns

 Data collation and analysis to help the team with the preparation of the main trading company UK corporation tax returns, this will involve working with the Navision accounting system to prepare analysis of different cost centers

 Assisting the group tax controller with the annual reporting process

 Assisting with the annual PAYE settlement agreement submission

 Assisting with the Short Term Business Visitor reviews

 Responsibility for preparation and submission of withholding tax forms to HMRC

 Responsibility for maintaining a database to collate financial statements and tax returns from overseas businesses

 Responsibility for preparing monthly reports from Cognos management reporting system for the tax department in respect of the monthly management accounting and other ad hoc financial reports as needed

 Responsibility for certain administrative tasks for the tax department such as raising purchase orders and renewing subscriptions.



 Graduate or A levels looking for a career in tax

Skills & Experience

 Good A-Levels or equivalent

 Competence in Microsoft Office Packages (Word, PowerPoint, Excel – preferably at expert level)

 Strong excel skills are essential, being able to work with large amounts of data to create reports for analysis

 Willing to study for a tax or accounting qualification (business funded)

 Numerate, with some experience of working with numbers

 Good interpersonal skills and command of written and verbal English

 Ability to work to deadlines, both internal and external, and manage time constraints

 Ability to search for solutions to problems and queries but happy to ask for help and guidance when needed

 Strong organisation and prioritisation skills.

 Creative problem solving.


 Graduate qualification

 Some experience in finance


  • Competitive salary
  • Hybrid working
  • Rentokil Initial Reward Scheme
  • 23 days holiday, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Free parking

At Rentokil Initial, our customers and colleagues represent diverse backgrounds and experiences. We take pride in being an equal opportunity employer, actively encouraging applications from individuals from all walks of life. Our belief is that everyone irrespective of age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disabilities, religion, or beliefs, has the potential to thrive and contribute.


We embrace the differences that make each of our colleagues unique, fostering an inclusive environment where everyone can be their authentic selves and feel a sense of belonging. To ensure that your journey with us is accessible if you have any individual requirements we invite you to communicate any specific needs or preferences you may have during any stage of the recruitment process. Our team is available to support you; feel free to reach out to (joanna.sharpe@rentokil-initial.com) if you need anything

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