Location: Moodiesburn, Glasgow
Package: Competitive with benefits
Position Type: 12-18 month Fixed Term Contract

Tax Accountant (12-18 month Fixed Term Contract)

About us:

We are one of the world’s leading manufacturers of collagen products for the food industry. We supply high quality edible films and coatings to over 1,000 customers in more than 100 countries, delivering our purpose of ‘Creating the Added Layer of Value’.

Primarily used by customers in the production of a wide variety of sausage and meat products, our aspirations reach way beyond our current products and services, and appeal to our natural curiosity to improve what we do.

As a global organisation, we currently employ around 2,000 people spanning the Americas, UK/EMEA and Asia-Pacific regions. We offer careers in research and development, science and food technology, manufacturing and supply chain operations, engineering, sales, and a range of other business support functions. We are always seeking talented people to join the amazing colleagues we have, to keep growing our business.

Our mission is to sustainably utilise technology and biomaterial science-based solutions, to delight our customers. We are a business committed to the pursuit of better. The constant pursuit of what’s next, what’s needed, what’s possible now, and in the future. Do you want to be part of our journey?

About the role:

We are seeking an experienced Tax Accountant to join us on a 12-18 month contract who will oversee and support Devro Operational tax matters. This can range from transfer pricing, tax applicable accounting, tax analysis and reporting, support year-end tax processes including liaison with auditors and advisors and supporting the division on the tax control framework.

  • Responsible for Devro Operational tax strategy & process
  • Responsible for provision of balanced information about corporation tax, transfer pricing to the divisional head of tax
  • Build and maintain good relationship and work closely with group’s tax advisers, division tax team and GBS finance team
  • Support planning and forecasting processes from corporation tax and transfer pricing perspective, including consolidation of relevant areas of group accounts and analysis
  • Review of transfer pricing framework, documentation and processes & setting the transfer price between the Devro subsidiaries
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships with the key leaders across the global business and global finance teams
  • Review and approval of corporation tax returns
  • Tax training provided to the wider finance teams
  • Provide operational tax advice to Devro in conjunction with divisional Head of Tax
  • Implement systems to support Devro’s operational tax requirements

About You


  • Accountancy 3-5 years PQA (ACA, CTA or equivalent)
  • Working with multinational groups (tax, transfer pricing)
  • Drafting reports/presentations for senior management


  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Strong Excel skills


  • Sound working knowledge of corporation tax, transfer pricing.
  • Sound working knowledge of IFRS and interaction with other GAAPs, (DE GAAP per parent entity)

What next?

If this sounds like a role that you would be interested in, then we would love to hear from you. To apply, please email a copy of your CV, along with a cover letter explaining the key attributes that you could bring to the role.

We value the support recruitment agencies provide, however we are unable to accept speculative CV’s from agencies we are not already engaged with.

Email address for applications: linsey.adair@devro.com

Closing Date: 14/07/2024

Please note, closing dates are subject to change and, at time of high volume of applications, this may be brought forward.

Other important information:

We believe it takes diversity of thought, culture, background, and perspective to create a truly innovative company. So if you share our values, purpose and drive for growth and sustainability, then we want to hear from you. If you require any adjustments to be able to pursue an application with us, please let our Recruitment team know.

Information Security is paramount at Devro, so your application and any personal data you share with us will be processed and stored in line with our Candidate Privacy Notice which you can view here https://www.devro.com/careers.