Tax Intern

Mary St, Dublin, Ireland
16 May 2019
30 May 2019
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Tax Summer Intern

Purpose of role: Assist in ongoing Corporate Tax, VAT and Employment Tax compliance and advisory projects

Duration: Role requires availability on a full-time basis for the summer months

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting on tax related projects as required by Primark (covering both direct and indirect taxes)
  • Interrogating various accounting systems to extract data and documents
  • Analysing and summarising large volumes of data for inclusion in internal documents and/or external responses
  • Maintaining the good relationships Primark has created with tax authorities and tax advisors
  • Ad hoc technical research into areas of tax legislation
  • Attending and taking notes of meetings and calls

Other Ad Hoc Responsibilities

  • Supporting the tax managers and finance team during tax audits
  • Assisting the tax team with contract reviews
  • Working with other members of tax team to provide all areas of the business with support and advice on tax queries and issues


  • Ambitious self-starter with positive attitude and who strives to build knowledge
  • Effective organisation and time management skills with ability adhere to project deadlines
  • Attention to detail with strong financial and analytical skills
  • Strong presentation and communication skills required
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively both in writing and verbally in a professional environment
  • Proficient with MS Office, including MS Excel, MS Word, MS PowerPoint experience and comfortable adapting to new technologies/systems a plus (e.g., SQL,
  • Working towards a Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, economics, law or a related field
  • Experience working in a tax environment would be an advantage
  • Prior experience of finance/accounting systems would be beneficial


  • Work in busy fast-paced dynamic environment

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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