Tax Intern

Location
Mary St, Dublin, Ireland
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
16 May 2019
Closes
30 May 2019
Ref
52607BR
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Tax
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time

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

Experience/Skills/Knowledge

  • 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, VB.net)
  • 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

Environment

  • Work in busy fast-paced dynamic environment

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