VAT Analyst

  • Location:

  • Sector:

    VAT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Up to £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Rebecca McKerral

  • Contact email:

    rebeccamckerral@puresearch.com

  • Job ref:

    JO-2106-182166_1625132892

  • Published:

    26 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

  • Expiry date:

    2021-07-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Client:

    Pure

VAT Analyst - 12 months to perm

A well known entertainment group are looking for a VAT Analyst to join the team for 12 months with a view to going permanent. This is a VAT compliance role predominantly, but will also involve some other taxes and involvement in other projects

The role:

  • Preparation of data for VAT returns for an international group with registrations in multiple overseas jurisdictions.
  • Review VAT returns and liaise with external advisors and AP/AR teams
  • Join responsibility for maintaining monthly VAT balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assisting with supplier invoicing and acting as a point of contact for Finance team queries
  • Assisting the Tax Manager in dealing with tax queries received from various parts of the business and externally such as tax authorities
  • Preparation of VAT guidance notes and training to the business as and when required
  • Assist with VAT, and at times other tax, processes and controls
  • Involvement in ad hoc project related to Tax and Compliance

About you:

  • Studying towards an accountant qualification or a desire to do so
  • Experience in working with wider finance functions
  • Exposure to International VAT reporting, EC sales and Intrastat reporting, with specific exposure to global trading in goods, and specifically between EU countries - preferred
  • Strong excel / data analysis skills
  • Well organised and willing to challenge themselves, with the ability to work independently
  • Have an understanding of business and financial acumen with experience in financial analysis and tax reporting
  • Understanding of general accounting principles and good commercial awareness
  • End to end preparation of returns from data extraction to return submission with previous in house tax compliance experience strongly preferred
  • Understanding of basic principles of VAT including liability and cross border rules
  • have a positive 'can do' attitude;

12 months FTC to perm, £30,000, London with flexible working