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Tax Accountant

at Kin + Carta Europe

Location: Sofia

Department: Finance

About Kin + Carta

Want to help build a world that works better for everyone? Kin + Carta is a global digital transformation consultancy that makes a difference to the billions who now work, play, shop, communicate and share online.

Join a global team of curious and diverse minds in connecting people, data and technology to produce amazing experiences for some of the world’s most influential companies. Become a maker, builder or creator as we explore the possibilities of sustainable digital technology, helping clients to rapidly innovate, modernise their systems, enable their teams, and optimise for continued growth. 

We focus on tech but we’re a proudly inclusive business with trust and human connection at its heart. People, the planet, and profit matter equally to us which is why we’re a certified B Corporation in the United States and Europe. 

The role in a nutshell

This new role will join our new Global Business Services Centre in Sofia, Bulgaria. You will be a key member in the new team and will have a passion for building great teams, maximising efficiency and effectiveness throughout your area of expertise.

Your role will have a direct impact on our international operations and you’ll be required to collaborate closely with the London based Group Reporting team, the Deputy Group CFO and other senior finance leaders based in the United Kingdom and the United States.

This role will give you the chance to work on exciting tax based projects to deliver meaningful change to the organisation. 

What you can expect

Corporation tax compliance  

  • Work with accounting teams to review corporation tax journals
  • Coordination and preparation of UK and US annual tax returns
  • Preparation of the consolidated tax reporting package and associated disclosure notes for the consolidated annual report
  • Preparation of the tax note for UK inclusion on subsidiary accounts
  • Liaise with external advisors for UK & US research and development claims
  • Work with external advisors as necessary to provide expert advice to Deputy Group CFO and other senior finance stakeholders

Projects and other focus areas

  • Develop, document and implement transfer pricing methodologies
  • Document and implement a interrcompany loan process
  • Work with external advisors to present opinions on tax structuring for M&A and for purchase price allocations for acquisitions
  • Support tax planning for group financing arrangements

Shared Services continual improvement

  • Establish and improve global tax reporting tools and processes, driving their continuous development with a high degree of independence.
  • Develop internal controls and appropriate documentation for compliance in your domain
  • Participate in continuous development initiatives for the shares service centre

 

General

 

  • Maintain relationships with external advisors
  • Other activities as directed by senior leadership
  • The flexibility to cross over US hours of operations on occasion

 

Essential Skills

 

  • Good demonstrable knowledge of IFRS framework, in particular the deferred tax regime.
  • Understanding of EU VAT regime.
  • Big 4 background audit or advisory experience.
  • Previous shared service centre / BPO experience.
  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/IMA) or equivalent or tax specialist (CTA) or equivalent.
  • Desire to learn about cutting edge automation tools to enhance transactional finance processes
  • Team work – cooperates and works well with others in pursuit of team goals
  • A flexible “can do” attitude
  • A strong customer focus
  • Ability to build relationships with senior stakeholders

Nice to Have

  • Understanding of tax aspects of share based
  • compensation
  • Understanding of US tax structures
  • Previous shared service centre / BPO experience

The interview process at Kin + Carta

Here’s what to expect from the interview process at Kin + Carta: 

Intro Call with the Talent Team (30 minutes) – If your skills and experience match the role requirements, our Talent team will contact you to arrange a call.  The aim of this call is to get to know you and for you to find out more about Kin + Carta. This call can be held either by telephone or Zoom. After this call, if we feel like you are a good match for the role, you’ll be invited to a first-stage interview.

First-Stage Interview (30 minutes) - This will be a Q&A style interview, lasting approximately 30 minutes. This process is designed to help our team find out about your skills and experience but also what you enjoy and what motivates you. It’s a great opportunity for you to ask our team questions and  learn more about us! If you are successful in the first stage interview, you will progress to the next stage of our interview process

Second-Stage Interview (45 minutes) - The second stage will be a 45 minute discussion and it’s a chance for our team to see how you apply your skills and experience and assess how that matches our expectations for the role. this is more of a subject matter Q&A stage.

Making a Decision - Following the interview process, our hiring team will get together to discuss feedback and make a final decision. We aim to get back to you as soon as we possibly can! 

Our average recruitment process takes around four weeks. You will be assigned a dedicated member of our Talent team  to support you throughout the process. 

We will always do our best to accommodate any reasonable adjustment requests. Please just let us know how we can make the interview process more accessible for you.

Here at Kin + Carta, we believe in building a better and more welcoming world for everyone. We want you to know that whoever you are, wherever you’re from, and whoever you love, you are welcome at Kin + Carta. We put our commitment to our global IDEA (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity and Awareness) programme at the centre of everything we do. We’re also a certified B Corp, which means we are committed to being a force for good and operate to the highest social and environmental performance standards.

Apply for this role

Whoever you are, wherever you’re from and whoever you love, you’ll find an open door at Kin + Carta. It’s yours to walk through if you’re passionate about building a better world for everyone, and you’re keen to be part of a diverse and inclusive culture that plays to people’s strengths and thrives on togetherness.