Accounting & Tax Manager

Leidos Innovations UK Limited
Bedford, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
May 01, 2021
Jun 03, 2021
Job Role
Tax Compliance
Contract Type
Full Time
Level of qualification
CIMA, Qualified

Category: Tax
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Other Clearance

Job Description:Summary responsibilities

The Branch accounting and tax manager reports into the Financial Controller and is responsible for international branch accounting, controlling, reporting and tax. The role works closely with the Tax manager and statutory accounting and compliance team, as well as external tax advisors and outsourced service providers.

The role is a senior position in the team, and is expected to proactively drive process improvements and provide guidance and advice to the business whilst ensuring compliance with tax requirements.

The role is designated as a non-office based position.



Indirect tax

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate preparation of branch (including Ireland, Turkey and India) VAT and sales tax returns, in some cases using outsourced service providers
  • Review transactions and returns to ensure appropriate VAT coding
  • Maintain appropriate branch VAT coding process framework and oversee compliance
  • Work with external tax advisors to resolve VAT points, including international VAT flows
  • Point of contact for branch tax authority queries and issues
Direct tax

  • Prepare branch tax return information packs for submission to external tax services provider
  • Work with external tax services provider to review and finalise branch Corporation tax returns
  • Primary point of contact for the Leidos US tax team
  • Point of contact for branch tax authority queries and issues
  • Support 2020 CT return process
Local statutory accounts and other compliance filings

  • Work with outsourced service providers to ensure all required branch filings are prepared and submitted accurately and on time
  • Develop system processes to maximise efficiency of return preparation
UK Statutory accounts

  • Responsible to the preparation of the SD&A UK Ltd statutory accounts and audit process
  • Support transition and close out for 2019 and prep for 2020
Branch controller

  • Develop standard playbook for establishment of new branches
  • Act as lead for new branch establishment activities and support tax manager to identify opportunities
  • Work closely with the business and functions to ensure international branch activities are compliant with local regulations and Leidos policies and procedures
  • Point of contact for branch related issues
  • Month end close activities for branches, including review and analysis of results
  • Support on transfer pricing compliance
  • Prepare balance sheet reconciliations for branch tax related general ledger accounts. Ensure branch tax balances in the general ledger are accurate and supportable, and reconciliation items are dealt with timely.
External Referral Bonus:IneligiblePotential for Telework: NoClearance Level Required: Other ClearanceTravel: NoScheduled Weekly Hours: 37.5Shift: DayRequisition Category: ProfessionalJob Family: Tax
Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defence, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020.

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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