VAT Accountant

  • Location

    Essex, England

  • Sector:

    Tax in Commerce & Industry

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £40000 - £50000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Mo Hanslod

  • Contact email:

    bmdaxtraadresp@thesrgroup.com

  • Job ref:

    PR/198701_1624288644

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-21

  • Consultant:

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ou will be responsible for the provision of accurate and timely financial information to key business partners, external stakeholders and Group functions. You will work closely with the business partners to understand their individual requirements. This role is expected to assume some of the following key responsibilities:

  • Preparation and review of allocated VAT returns (UK and overseas)
  • Review of EC Sales lists and intrastat declarations
  • Review of balance sheet tax related reconciliations by set deadline
  • Assist with the review of the annual PSA returns
  • Monitor postings made to VAT accounts and ensuring all journals are supported by appropriate documentation and correctly posted
  • Provide advice and guidance to other teams within the shared services and within the divisions in terms of offering guidance on new products, invoice complexities and adhoc queries.
  • Assist with setting up new VAT registrations across the world
  • Complete system testing for new VAT rules and new products
  • Ensure systems are up to date for Vat rate changes, liaising with the system teams as appropriate
  • Prepare and provide VAT training to other SSC teams and the business as required
  • Maintain accurate working papers and documentation in accordance with department policy
  • Liaise with tax advisors, both overseas and UK, as required
  • Assist in addressing Tax authority queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Assist with relevant project work (eg. acquisitions, disposals, restructuring etc)
  • Assist with the provision of information for audit queries
  • Assist with non-routine ad hoc VAT matters as required
  • Assist and train T&FA Accountants where required

Candidate profile

  • Qualified accountant or tax professional (ACA/ACCA/AAT/CTA/VAT Diploma preferred)
  • 4 years relevant Tax & Financial Accounting experience
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels including a wide range of stakeholders within the business
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced changing environment
  • Improves processes & systems

For more information, please contact Mo Hanslod.

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