Over the last 15 years, END. has evolved into a technology led retailer that provides luxury and contemporary menswear and exclusive sneaker drops to a global audience. One of the most influential, forward-thinking and inspirational menswear companies in the world, we have fresh products hitting our website daily and our service never stops.

END. prides itself on delivering a first-class customer experience, which has underpinned our success. With over 2 million customers we deliver to over 80 countries around the world and our online business is complimented by our industry leading retail stores in Newcastle, Glasgow and London.


FINANCE AND TAX ACCOUNTANT - FULL TIME, NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE/WASHINGTON, TYNE AND WEAR



END. is a global business, sourcing products from all around the world and generating significant sales overseas. The successful candidate will play a key role in supporting END. manage it obligations and through working on projects to support the continued progression and growth of the company.

We are looking for candidates with tax experience gained in either an accounting firm or industry, with a working knowledge of UK GAAP, IFRS or FRS102. Experience in areas of tax such as Corporate tax, Customs Duty, VAT/Sales Taxes would be advantageous. We are looking for a part-qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA), with a strong academic background and advanced Excel skills.

The role will work with a wide range of stakeholders, so you must be able to demonstrate confidence, strong communication skills, be well organised, be able to work to tight deadlines and support with moving projects forward to a successful conclusion.

What you'll be doing

Key Responsibilities

  • Assisting with UK corporate tax compliance - annual filing requirements and payments, including collating supporting information and highlighting opportunities including capital allowances and expenditure categories.
  • Preparation and review of statutory accounts and tax disclosures and reporting.
  • Assisting with tax relief claims, including R&D / capex projects.
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders to progress Customs Duty initiatives including Customs Warehouse and preference claims and ensuring smooth processes and workflows.
  • Assisting with and helping mange filings and reconciliation processes for VAT, GST and Sales Tax returns
  • General support for the senior finance team and Head of Tax on a range of projects.
  • Assist and lead the further development of processes to support scalability.

What you'll be able to demonstrate

Skills and Experience:

  • High calibre part-qualified, with at least 3 years’ experience
  • Significant experience of working in a tax or finance department with excellent transferable skills
  • E-commerce / retail sector experience beneficial, but not a pre-requisite
  • Ambitious, hardworking attitude
  • Highly analytical, with the ability to manipulate and analyse high volumes of transactional data with ease
  • Excellent IT skills, specifically advanced Excel & systems knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills in order to liaise with stakeholders at all levels
  • Commercial acumen and exposure to/ understanding of the global currency markets would be beneficial
  • Exposure to ERP implementations would be advantageous



What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary
  • 33 days holiday (including bank holidays)
  • Company pension scheme
  • Generous staff discount
  • Team social events paid for through our Rewards Fund
  • Study Support
  • Collaborative and ambitious culture
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression
  • Eye-test vouchers
  • Cycle-to-work scheme

Our core values underpin everything we do as a business. We always put our customers first, are passionate and dedicated and strive for excellence. To achieve this, we are positive and collaborative and keep it simple.

If you have what it takes to be part of our future success, we want to hear from you.

Please note - for the successful candidate, any employment is conditional on you having the right to work in the UK in the role in which you are employed.

Type of employment: Permanent, full-time

Normal working hours: Your standard working hours will be 42.5 hours per week, normally Monday-Friday.

Closing date for applications: August 2020.