Tax Analyst

Job Type Finance
Location London - Victoria
Additional Locations Bracknell Campus
Partnership Level 8
Closing Date 08/07/2022
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £33,800.00 - £50,700.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 35


We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.


What’s the role about?


The John Lewis Partnership Tax team looks after the main taxes for the Partnership (e.g. VAT, corporate tax) and a lot of smaller ones too. 

The tax team is part of a wider Corporate Finance and Control team led by Andy Mounsey, our Director of Corporate Finance and Control.

An exciting permanent opportunity has arisen to join as a member of the JLP tax team, mainly focusing on direct taxes (mostly corporation tax but some employment taxes too).

You will report into the Direct Tax Manager and provide support to the team to ensure the overall integrity of the direct tax compliance and reporting for the John Lewis Partnership.  


What will you be doing?


Key responsibilities might include:

  • Direct tax return preparation (e.g. corporation tax and some employment tax) 

  • Managing the direct tax compliance timetable

  • Tax provision preparation for group and individual companies

  • Direct tax forecasting

  • Total tax contribution report preparation

  • Supporting the direct tax manager on ad hoc advisory work

  • Supporting the other members of the tax team and broader Finance team as needed

  • Advising on incremental improvements to processes and controls

  • Partnering with non tax colleagues to enable successful delivery of projects and other tasks


What you’ll have- Essential criteria


●         Experience in direct tax

●        Confident user of Excel  



What else could you bring?


         Tax or accounting qualification

●        Confident in tax accounting   

Please note:

We occasionally close vacancies early in the event that we receive a high volume of applications. Therefore, we recommend that you apply early.

Please ensure you start and complete the online test and then return to your candidate portal in Workday to complete the 3 application questions, by the closing date.

This role is based at either of our Head Offices in London or Bracknell. with blended working. It may require working in the office and times when you will work from home. If you are offered one of our roles you can discuss with your People Manager when you will be needed to work in the office.


We positively celebrate Diversity & Inclusion in the John Lewis Partnership. Our aim is to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners and for our customers, reflecting and connecting with the diverse communities that we serve. We want people from all walks of life to feel valued for their individuality, thrive in our business and share a sense of belonging. To find out more about D&I in the John Lewis Partnership visit this site -

Attachment: Tax Analyst job outline.pdf 


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Tax Analyst
  • London - Victoria,
  • £33800 - £50700
  • Closing Date: 08/07/2022