Position ID: 10309

Job Purpose and Summary

Reporting to the Tax and Treasury Manager you will be a fully qualified ACA/ACCA preferably with the CTA qualification. You will have a strong tax background and be able to hit the ground running.  Your experience may be from practice and/or industry environments.  You’ll be seeking an opportunity to increase your experience within a Tax role, although the role also involves a certain amount of Treasury work. You will have the opportunity to broaden your knowledge of Finance across different business areas.


What we give

With Canon, you'll get the support and encouragement you need to grow, from people who share your ambition. We'll invest in your professional development to help you learn and progress in your role with us. You'll find leaders who give you the freedom to explore new things and a team where knowledge is shared openly.


We’ll give you a wealth of responsibility across corporation tax and VAT compliance work along with completing monthly and year end postings in accordance with company policy, US GAAP and completing the tax entries for the statutory accounts under FRS101. 


You’ll work closely with the Financial Accounts Department and tax personnel of two group companies and will liaise with the external and internal auditors including the external Tax auditors.  With comprehensive experience in corporation tax and VAT you’ll be our technical expert within the team.


You’ll have the ability to develop our tax accounting due to changes to accounting systems in accordance with company policy, US GAAP and FRS101.


What we ask

We need people who can achieve the exceptional by working collaboratively, who have the courage to risk new ways of doing things and the ability to see the world the way their customers see it. We're looking for creative problem-solvers like you, someone who can ensure Canon stays ahead in an ever-changing world.


You will need to be a fully qualified ACA/ACCA preferably with the CTA qualification. Your strong tax background will enable you to get up to speed quickly and really start adding value.


You will have an excellent understanding of corporation tax and VAT including the preparation of corporation tax computations and VAT Returns. You will be responsible for ensuring compliance with the Sarbanes Oxley regulations.


You will possess good technical knowledge of US GAAP and FRS 101 and be able to complete monthly corporation tax and VAT postings and prepare entries for the statutory accounts.


Your verbal and written communication will be excellent.  You will need to be team player, able to contribute to discussion and solutions as well as having the skills to lead and motivate others when required.


You will need

You will work to high levels of accuracy and take ownership for your work. Working as part of a small team you will proactively manage your work load and help others as required. With good communication skills you will be expected to take an active approach in improving the customer service we offer to internal customers. 


Further Information

Closing date - 16th February 2018 (please apply as soon as possible)


Key Benefits

25 days holiday

Company Pension Scheme

Life Cover for those in the Pension Scheme

Free Parking

Subsidised staff restaurant


Canon is enriching lives and businesses in incredible new ways. You can play a part in shaping the future of a company that’s strong, ambitious and considerate, where people do great things together. You can expect the exceptional and achieve the exceptional, with the world's best imaging company. 

Expect the Exceptional.



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