VAT Accountant (6 Month initial)

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  • Sector:

    VAT, Compliance, Indirect Tax

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  • Salary:

    45000 - 55000

  • Contact:

    Will Hanson

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

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  • Client:


A multi-national in Hertfordshire are looking for a VAT Accountant on a 6-month contract to assist during a period of growth. As the business are planning to hire into their VAT team mid-2021, there is a very strong possibility that this role will be made permanent after the initial 6-month period (if the successful candidate so wishes).


You will be reporting into a well-known Head of Tax who has a strong, proven history of developing his team’s skillsets and knowledge. The team is close-knit and supportive, with regular collaboration. This role is paying up to £50,000 on the basic.




  • Managing VAT compliance in-line with current and future legislation
  • Preparation and processing of VAT registrations and EC Sales lists
  • Preparing CIS monthly returns




  • An understanding of UK VAT is essential with a background in either VAT or accounting (with VAT compliance responsibilities)
  • A qualification or working towards one would be beneficial
  • Personable and good communication skills are essential to make a success of this role


This role will allow the successful candidate to work from home 2-3 days a week, however must live locally to Hertfordshire.