Tax Assistant-Hybrid – Zurich Insurance Company

Post Type: Full-time

Location: Dublin

Company Website:

Zurich Insurance Company are currently recruiting for a Tax Assistant to join the team.

Under direct guidance the successful candidate will perform basic tax transactional tasks including preparing and distributing tax reports, checking requests and maintaining the assigned tax database to ensure actions are completed to appropriate service levels or defined procedures.

This role will be based in Blackrock.

Your Role

As a Tax Assistant your skills and qualifications will include:

  • Working closely with internal Policyholder Operations teams to review policyholder tax (exit tax and PAYE) compliance
  • Reviewing VAT captured by Accounts Payable/Receivable
  • Assisting with Tax reporting including VAT and corporation tax
  • Liaising with internal Investment Accounting team and external custodian to monitor dividend withholding tax, ensure all withholding tax documentation is kept up-to-date and all withholding tax reconciliation items resolved.
  • Review and reconciliation of unit pricing tax assets and liabilities
  • Analysis and reconciliation of finance outputs for the quarterly and annual company corporation tax computation
  • Always seeking opportunities for efficiencies and process improvements
  • Ongoing review of controls and compliance procedures

Your Skills & Experience

As a Tax Assistant your skills and qualifications will include:

  • Background in insurance/investments/financial services a distinct advantage
  • Finance/Tax trainee or equivalent
  • Experience with excel an advantage

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!

For further details contact: Joanne Lynam (

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Job Published: 26 July 2023


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