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Tax Analyst - UK and Ireland

Craigavon, NIR, GB

About the Position

Title:                      Tax Analyst – UK and Ireland

Reports to:            Corporate Tax Manager – UK and Ireland

Job Location:         Northern Ireland


About the Tax Team

The mission of the Terex Tax team is to efficiently satisfy all compliance requirements and generate added value for the Company. The team are a customer-focused group of professionals working collaboratively with Terex businesses, corporate functions, suppliers and customers to reach agreement on requirements, create efficiencies and value-added change through innovative solutions, stable processes and standard work.

We use lean principles and prevention to create an environment in which defects are not accepted, created or passed on. We purposely build our culture to provide a stable platform upon which our team can easily see, challenge and improve internal, cross-functional and business processes.


Our value of servant leadership interacts with The Terex Way (the values and beliefs that guide our actions and behaviours) so that emphasis is placed on the ability of every individual to develop and drive organizational improvement.

Position summary

This role will be involved in the US and UK cyclical corporate tax compliance process for companies within the UK group, working with tax manager; local finance teams and the Global Business Service centre (“GBS”) to ensure accuracy and timely reporting of US and UK numbers. Opportunity for increasingly complex tasks and ad hoc assignments to be added. 


Selected specific responsibilities

  • Work with the Corporate Tax Manager; local finance teams and Global Business Service centre (“GBS”) to manage quarterly US tax workbooks and provision reporting for UK companies.
  • Identify and quantify permanent tax adjustments.
  • Quarterly analysis and review of UK company trial balances for tax forecasting and calculation of quarterly instalment payments
  • Assist with quarterly and annual processes for US reporting requirements Eg SOX and other US submissions
  • Assist the Corporate Tax Manager to prepare quarterly analysis for potential CFC impact on UK group
  • Calculate current and deferred tax for inclusion in UK Statutory Accounts, and prepare tax disclosure notes using tax software;
  • Preparation of corporate tax returns for UK companies in the group
  • Preparation of return to accrual analysis for inclusion in the US tax workbooks;
  • Responsibility for routine administration of tax compliance process, including making all appropriate claims and elections within required time limits
  • Initial preparation of correspondence with HMRC
  • Develop process for collection of data for ongoing R&D claims
  • Review of fixed asset registers, CapEx and Revenue spend for possible tax savings  and correct identification
  • Ad-hoc project work as required in the area of UK Corporate tax
  • Support tax manager with tax audits
  • Work with all UK business sites to track the global mobility of employees visiting the UK and consider tax implications and reporting requirements of such
  • Support the Corporate Tax Manager with employments and payroll tax reporting relating to PSAs, P11ds and stock compensation
  • Assist with preparation of internal tax advice to business partners and implementation of tax projects.


Personal skills:

  • 2-3 years of experience in tax relating to UK and Ireland;
  • Tax and / or accountancy qualification ACA, ACCA, CTA/ATT;
  • Multinational tax reporting and/or experience of working in industry a plus;
  • Experience of both corporate and employment tax is desirable
  • Demonstrates strong self-awareness (i.e., manages ambiguity, instils trust, has interpersonal savvy);
  • Customer-focused and demonstrates business insight;
  • Effective communicator and collaborator;
  • Accountable and proven track record of achieving results even under tough conditions;
  • Organized, drives results and works independently to deadlines;
  • Ability to interface with accounting, and finance teams;
  • Knowledge of tax preparation software (Alphatax) is desirable;
  • Strong Excel skills;
  • Experience with providing tax responses to HMRC;
  • Ability & willingness to travel to all Terex facilities within the UK.

The successful candidate must also be a team player and be able to demonstrate strong customer focus with the energy, drive and commitment to successfully work through any and all issues and objectives related to this role and that of the overall team.


Closing date for receipt of all applications will be 12 noon on Wednesday 30th of October 2019


This above description is non-exhaustive and there may be additional duties in accordance with the role.