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Junior Tax Associate

What is on offer?

Alfred H Knight has an exciting opportunity for a Junior Tax Associate to join our finance team in Prescot.  The Junior Tax Associate is expected to gain a thorough understanding of the business and concepts such as transfer pricing, withholding tax, corporation, and profit tax to assist the Group Tax Accountant to optimise the Group tax position. The successful candidate will be working with 60+ Group companies internationally to minimise tax liabilities and ensure local compliance.

About us

Alfred H Knight are an independent provider of inspection and testing services. Established in 1881, AHK operates in more than 40 countries with a well-earned reputation for providing reliable, professional services.

We provide specialist services for a wide range of commodities within base and minor metals, steel raw materials, ferroalloys, precious metals, platinum group metals, industrial minerals, solid fuels, and fertilisers. Our clients include miners, smelters, refineries, traders, financial institutions and government bodies.

We maintain rigorous quality standards to ensure that our operations provide the highest level of services to our clients. We achieve this through compliance with industry standards and regulations for laboratory, inspection and quality management, including ISO: IEC 17025, 17020, 9001, 14001 and 45001.

Our people are our finest asset and as a truly global company, we value diversity, and respect people from all backgrounds. Click here to find out more about AHK.


Do you have what it takes?


  • Preparation of tax packs for the UK entities.
  • Assistance with corporation tax compliance.
  • Assistance with R&D credit claims.
  • Undertaking tax technical research for wider projects.
  • Liaison with other departments when necessary.
  • Data collation and liaison with the UK external tax advisors.
  • Providing day-to-day assistance to the group tax accountant.
  • Assisting in dealing with correspondence from HMRC.
  • Assistance with transfer pricing compliance.
  • Assistance with the preparation of VAT returns.
  • Preparation of annual intercompany service agreements.
  • Assist with tax audits.
  • Ensure that company documents and filings are compliant with local regulations.
  • Ad-hoc tax analysis.

To be successful at Alfred H Knight, you will need to display the following:

Required Qualifications, Skills

  • Currently studying AAT/Qualified AAT looking to specialise in Tax.
  • Ability to work under pressure, ensuring compliance with deadlines, establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with department staff and non-finance staff
  • Attention to detail.
  • Business-focussed and motivated to learn.
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to plan,  manage and prioritise workload to ensure all key deadlines are met.
  • Strong excel skills.

Working Hours: Mon-Fri 8:30 am – 5 pm with 1 hour for lunch. Hybrid working arrangement.


What are the benefits?

We are offering an excellent opportunity with a salary and benefits package to match including pension, life assurance and an employee assistance programme.

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