VAT Accountant

A newly created VAT Accountant role for a leading FMCG business in Chester.

Your new company
A leading global FMCG business in Chester.

Your new role
A newly created VAT Accountant role, reporting to the Head of Tax and part of a Tax team of 8.
You will be responsible for delivering VAT reporting and compliance for a number of European businesses.
You will also provide VAT guidance and advise and resolve queries where needed. This will include monthly, quarterly and annual VAT returns and other indirect tax returns such as Intrastat. You will also support the development of improved technology across the tax team and work to continually improve and standardise processes and controls. The role will involve dealing with both internal and external stakeholders.

What you'll need to succeed
You will have at least 2 years experience of dealing with VAT in a large and ideally international business.
This could have been on a specialist VAT role or a wider Tax or Financial Accounting role. You will have experience of ERP systems such as SAP or ORACLE and be highly IT literate. You will also be used to working to deadlines and managing complex priorities.

What you'll get in return
A varied and rewarding role, for a high calibre business that offers opportunities to develop and progress.
The security of 12 months work and possibility of extension or even a permanent role going forward.
Given the current circumstances the role will initially be working from home and will offer flexible working going forward.


What you need to do now
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