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Trainee Tax Accountant-Hybrid


Trainee Tax Accountant-Hybrid


Zurich Insurance Company are currently recruiting for a Trainee Tax Accountant. This is an excellent opportunity for a trainee or part-qualified tax or finance professional to join a multi-faceted tax team. The successful candidate will work on tax issues across the spectrum, focusing on compliance and working with all areas of the insurance businesses receiving exposure to all tax heads. 

Your Role


As a  Trainee Tax Accountant your main responsibilities will include, but not necessarily be limited to, the following:


  • Assist with the preparation of corporation and deferred tax provisions on a quarterly basis
  • Assist with VAT, premium taxes and VIES compliance 
  • Analysis of reported taxes
  • Liaising with finance and business colleagues who own systems producing tax-relevant  output 
  • Communicating relevant tax legislation amendments, determining their impact on the business, systems and procedures
  • Assist with queries from internal and external stakeholders
  • Always seeking opportunities for efficiencies and process improvements
  • Ongoing review of controls and compliance procedures

Your Skills & Experience


As a member of the Tax team your skills and qualifications will include: 

  • An interest in tax as a career is important
  • Work Experience in a finance/tax/insurance an advantage 
  • Business/Finance Degree or equivalent
  • Strong MS Excel skills
  • Team player 
  • Excellent attention to detail 

Additional Information


Primary work location is Blackrock based but occasional travel may be required to other Zurich locations.

If you value an exciting and varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then our recruiter is looking forward to receiving your application by clicking on the button “Apply online”.

Who we are 

Zurich is one of Ireland's leading insurance companies providing a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services. The company employs over 1,000 people across its locations in Dublin and Wexford. 

Zurich is a strong brand – with our 53,000 employees worldwide form the basis of our success, helping our customers in 210 countries and territories to understand and protect themselves from risk. In order to deliver our services, we offer our employees flexible working models and interesting opportunities for further training & development. As a Zurich employee you benefit from a multitude of advantages as well as a strong culture, characterized by acceptance, diversity and team spirit.
At Zurich, we foster a culture of diversity and inclusion. Our purpose and values are designed to protect, inspire confidence and help our employees reach their full potential. We value and defend what is right and promote opportunities for equity among our professionals, regardless of gender, disability, LGBTQ +, race, ethnicity, generations, belief, etc. Join Zurich and be part of this culture. Together we are committed to delivering on our purpose - Let’s Create a Brighter Future Together!


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