Tax Accountant





Job details 

We are working with a client who is  looking to appoint a tax accountant to work in their Finance team.  Reporting to the finance director, the successful candidate will need take the lead on all VAT matters.

The main responsibility of the role is to provide vital support in the preparation of tax and other compliance returns  in a timely and accurate manner.

This will include preparation and review of VAT returns (UK and overseas), review of balance sheet tax-related reconciliations by set deadlines, and assistance with the review of the annual PSA returns.

The role will also involve monitoring postings made to VAT accounts and ensuring all journals are supported by appropriate documentation and correctly posted.

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  • Guiding other teams on new products, invoice complexities and ad hoc queries
  • Assisting with setting up new VAT registrations across the world
  • Providing VAT training to other teams
  • Liaison with tax advisors overseas and in the UK
  • Assistance with tax authority queries, information for audit queries and non-routine ad-hoc VAT matters
  • Involvement in setting up new customers and ensuring correct VAT treatment

Essential skills and Experience:

  • Experience of working within a tax function
  • Advanced Excel skills

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Experience in operating within multiple European jurisdictions
  • Experience in a fast-paced environment
  • An understanding of customs and duties


  • To be  determined during the in-person interview

Our client's culture enables them to support their people through effective team meetings, appraisals and training. They work hard to provide an inspiring environment with plenty of opportunities to progress your career.

Their keywords are friendliness, helpfulness, honesty, cooperation, security and prosperity.



Salary: Competitive