Assistant VAT Accountant

Our client, a global Customer Communications company is looking for a full-time Assistant VAT Accountant to be based in their London or Huntingdon office.

As the Assistant VAT Accountant, you will be responsible for day-to-day tasks related to VAT reporting and compliance for operations in Europe.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Prepare monthly EU VAT returns, ensuring timeliness and accuracy.
  • Perform monthly EU balance sheet reconciliations through a systematic certification process.
  • Execute precise accounting journal entries associated with VAT returns.
  • Engage with both internal and external stakeholders to facilitate VAT corrections and guarantee precise transaction processing.
  • Support the VAT compliance manager by responding to queries from external tax advisors and assisting with audit requests.

Required skills:

  • Proficiency in Excel and general IT skills to navigate through complex data with ease.
  • Exceptional planning and organisational abilities, ready to tackle multiple tasks and meet stringent deadlines.
  • A keen eye for detail and a commitment to delivering work of the highest standard.
  • Excellent communication skills, fostering strong relationships within the team and with external contacts.

This role would be ideal for a recent finance graduate (2023/24), eager to delve into the VAT domain or someone with prior experience in VAT or indirect tax.

This is a hybrid role that is primarily located in the London or Huntingdon office with flexibility for some remote work or fully remote outside of London for the right candidate.

Please note that due to the high volume of responses we receive, only successful applicants will be contacted.

Devonshire is an equal-opportunity employer, and we encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds. All qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of gender, race, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, or marital status.

Salary: £25,000 - 30,000

Contract: Permanent

Location: London or Huntingdon

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