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Interim VAT Accountant

  • Location: London
  • Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
  • Job Type:Temporary

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: finance
  • Type: hybrid
  • Contact: Edward Cardona
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 4 months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 19 April 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH109480

My client, a market leading retailer - are looking for an Interim VAT specialist. Working closely alongside the VAT Manager in a team of 4, the successful candidate will help to prepare, review and submit multiple VAT returns and related filings such as EC Sales Listings.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced VAT/Tax specialist, to gain some excellent experience at a hugely popular blue-chip brand.

Key responsibilities include -

  • Prepare, review and submit Intrastat returns as necessary
  • Prepare, review and submit VAT returns and EC Sales Listings
  • Manage and assist with VAT compliance queries from other global entities operating across Europe
  • Prepare month-end VAT account reconciliations
  • Provide internal and external audit support, including data analysis
  • Assist with mapping VAT processes and identify areas for improvement

Candidate requirements -

  • 4+ years of experience in relevant financial accounting and VAT
  • Qualified Accountant - ACA, CTA or ACCA
  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Strong quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Experience of managing a wide range of stakeholders
  • Can work from home effectively and efficiently

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