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Company Taxation Officer
  • Employer: Falkland Islands Government
  • Reference: 615/22/197217
  • Published: Tue 07/06/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 05/07/2022, 20:30 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37.5 hours per week
  • Salary: £42k-£57k plus 25% Gratuity (taxable) & Flights and Relocation Pacakage
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Stanley, Falkland Islands. , Falkland Islands

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Company Taxation Officer

Are you a tax professional with a strong corporate tax background? Are you looking for a new challenge that offers a once in a life time experience?  If so, come and join our small friendly team of experienced tax professionals in the Falkland Islands.

The Role

The Falkland Islands Government is seeking to recruit a Corporate Tax Officer to join our team in the Falklands Islands.  You will be one of two Corporate Tax Officers responsible for assessing and collecting corporate tax receipts with responsibility for the application of the Taxes Ordinance of the Falkland Islands, focussed on Corporation Tax and Income Tax for unincorporated businesses. This will include the development and operation of systems to administer and collect revenues, whilst supporting the future policy and development of the legislation related to taxation in the Falkland Islands.

The Person

The successful applicant should have a proven track record of working in Corporate Tax with at least one of the following qualifications, HMRC Tax Professional Development Programme, a Chartered Tax Advisor or a professional accountancy qualification (or equivalent).  Candidates must be adaptable, a team player and able to maintain confidentiality, a sense of adventure is also an advantage.   

The Package

  • Fixed Term Contract, up to 4 years.
  • Salary Range £42,457 - £57,426 per annum (starting salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience).
  • Eligibility for a 25% Gratuity (taxable).
  • 41 days paid leave, 30 days paid annual leave plus 11 government and public holidays.
  • Flights Package for you and any recognised dependents residing with you at post both at the beginning and end of contract.
  • Government Housing for rent and a starter pack to help you settle in.
  • A stimulating and supportive setting to work in and a unique and beautiful setting to live in.

How to Apply

Interested candidates can download the job description and view further information from our online vacancy page. 

For further information regarding the position please contact Rebecca Rees, Company Taxation Officer by emailing rrees@taxation.gov.fk or by calling (+500) 28476.

To apply, please complete our online application form from our vacancy page www.jobs.gov.fk, by clicking on 'Apply Now' and completing the form.  Alternatively, download an offline form from the same page and email to kgreenland@sec.gov.fk before the closing date.

Timetable for Recruitment and Selection Process

Closing Date for Applications - 05 July 2022 @ 2030GMT

Shortlisting - week commencing 06 July 2022

Interviews - 11-12 July 2022

Falkland Islands Government (FIG)

The Falkland Islands is a British Overseas Territory, with full internal self-government.

As the largest employer in the Falkland Islands, we offer many unique and fulfilling job opportunities, across the full spectrum of public services. Our responsibilities include those typically managed by central government – taxation, legislation and policy, as well as those usually managed on a local level such as town planning, health and social services, and education. FIG also provides services specific to the needs of the Falkland Islands, such as fisheries research, power generation and the Government Air Service, FIGAS.

For more information about working for Falkland Islands Government, take a look at our recruitment microsite: www.jobs.gov.fk

The Falkland Islands

Set in the South Atlantic Ocean, around 400 miles east of South America and 8000 miles south-west of the UK, the Falkland Islands are a small, thriving community with a British way of life, benefiting from good local services, a varied social calendar and an absence of traffic jams!

The Falkland Islands’ stunning natural environment provides an unspoiled landscape and amazing wildlife to observe and explore, including penguins, whales and dolphins, all seen from the shore.

For those with a sense of adventure, it provides opportunities which are hard to match anywhere else in the world.