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London - Sutton

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Vacancy information

We are looking for an Tax Assistant / Advisor to join our Tax team in Sutton, London on a staff basis.

Reporting into the Group’s UK Tax Director, the successful candidate will provide support to the Senior Tax Team more generally, including the Head of Tax.

This is an opportunity for an accounting graduate, or early career chartered accountant, looking to develop a deeper understanding of direct taxes, and potentially undertake a professional education, in-house.

The successful candidate will provide support in respect of tax planning initiatives, corporate projects and entity ownership across multiple jurisdictions, and will need to have a flexible and pro-active approach to managing their workload.

This is a great opportunity for a candidate with strong interpersonal skills, looking to work in a demanding but collaborative environment, to develop their business partnering and technical skills across a range of issues.


What will your responsibilities involve?

This is intended to be a developmental role, and duties will vary depending on the organisation’s needs, but are expected to include:

  • Running reports in the financial systems to prepare and update tax related models.
  • Undertaking financial analysis in support of tax planning or reporting initiatives.
  • Helping the Group meet its transfer pricing obligations, undertaking associated financial analysis, and file preparation.
  • Diligence and M&A support (ad hoc).
  • Drafting tax position papers.
  • Researching and reporting on various aspects of overseas tax regimes.
  • Developing, documenting and monitoring tax processes.
  • Assisting with tax administration e.g. registrations, de-registrations, and other local obligations.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders.


What are we looking for?

Please note, if you don’t tick all the boxes below but feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience, we’re looking for, please do consider applying. We would encourage you to apply with a CV that highlights your transferable skills and experience.


Qualifications and Education

  • Graduates should have achieved a minimum: 2:1 degree with a major in accounting or tax; Level 6 (B) for both GCSE English and Math (or equivalent); and work experience relevant to the role.
  • Qualified accountants (ICAEW / ICAS) must have first time passes.
  • Successfully completed university modules in tax, and / or work experience in a corporate tax environment preferred.

Continuing Professional Development:

  • Candidates should be able to demonstrate a willingness to undertake role specific training and development, including undertaking structured professional training and exams as may be deemed appropriate (to be funded by the Company).



  • strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. 
  • a positive attitude and initiative, challenging the status quo with new ideas and improvements.
  • attention to detail and accuracy –a “right first time” mindset; candidates must be able to produce work of a high standard, within set timeframes.
  • strong numeric skills; the ability to quickly assimilate numerical information and identify gaps and inconsistencies.
  • proficiency in MS Excel, and experience of running reports for data manipulation.
  • good time management skills; the ability to independently plan and prioritise workload and competing demands.


What do we offer?

  • Career development – with access to a range of learning and development opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development
  • Flexible working – lots of our people work flexibly in different ways. Whether it’s hybrid, part-time or flexitime working. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but let’s have a discussion to see how we can make it work.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave/adoption leave
  • A fantastic benefits package – which includes a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme, discounted health and wellbeing packages, electric car salary sacrifice scheme and more.


Who are we?

We are Subsea7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. We make offshore energy transition possible through the continuous evolution of lower-carbon oil and gas and by enabling the growth of renewables and emerging energy.

At Subsea7, we are looking for people who think differently. We want people who can bring new ideas and who are willing to take on challenges that will enable us to make a positive impact on a global stage.

In turn we will lift you up and encourage you to go further.  Onshore or offshore, embark on a journey of opportunities, continuous learning and development.

Start your journey with us today.


An environment where you can thrive

We recognise that having a diverse team makes us a better, smarter team. Diversity is something we value and regard it as key to our success.

We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that help us continually challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment fosters creativity, improves decision-making and introduces new ways of thinking.

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Subsea7 and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Fair employment practices, fair treatment for all individuals and equal opportunity on the basis of merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together.


What happens next?

If you would like to apply for this role, simply click the Apply button found on this page. 

You may be prompted to set up a profile with us. It’s quick and easy to do.  Or, if you have already created a profile with us, simply log in and submit your application.

Here are 3 top tips to help you submit a successful application:

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • We would encourage you to include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors such as spelling mistakes.

Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.

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