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Accounting Job-Mandarin speaking Tax Specialist / Manager-London-rj

  • £35-55k (depending on experience)
  • Permanent
  • Greater London
  • Ref: 22324

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Your New Job Title: Mandarin speaking Tax Specialist / Manager

The Skills You'll Need: Fluent Mandarin and English, with good Tax or Accounting experience in the UK / EU

Your New Salary: £35-55k (depending on experience)

Job status: Permanent, hybrid working with 4 days in the office

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates:

  • speak and write Mandarin at native level
  • have UK / EU experience in Tax or Accounting

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.


The successful candidate will play a critical role in overseeing and optimising all tax-related functions for Europe region. Responsibilities for this role will encompass a wide range of tax areas, including VAT, Corporation Tax ensuring that tax risks are minimized, efficient processes are established to guarantee tax compliance. This role is to make sure reporting to HMRC is not only accurate but also delivered in a timely manner. This role also oversee tax compliance across Europe region, provide the wider finance team and business tax advice and is the main contact when advice from external tax consultants is required.

What You'll be Doing Each Day:

Reporting period ends

  • Preparation of monthly and year-end tax schedules and provisioning
  • Maintain tax balances on general ledger
  • Manage the tax element of the financial statement audit


  • Manage UK corporation tax filing and payment compliance
  • Manage and coordinate tax investigations and tax audits (if any)
  • Review VAT and corporation tax returns for other countries in the region


  • Manage tax exposures and keep changes to UK and Europe tax law as they impact the company
  • Identify and mitigate tax risks for the company
  • Improve processes by developing or implementing best practices
  • Support for the legal team on tax issues arising from contracts.

Transfer pricing

  • Ensure transfer pricing compliance
  • Improve and maintain TP documentation

Adhoc tax projects

  • Help with other tax requirements for the company including advising on tax impact of projects
  • Preparation of the annual tax budget for the company

The Skills You'll Need to Succeed:

  • Native level of Mandarin, with good command of English
  • Qualified accountant (CTA, ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • Excellent knowledge of tax accounting, tax compliance and all types of tax returns
  • Proactive and motivated, able to show initiative and work independently
  • Excellent time management skills, able to prioritise and work to tight deadlines
  • Able to build effective and collaborative relationships
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Advanced Excel skills

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