Our client, a global leader in the finance industry, is seeking an experienced VAT Representative to join their fast paced team based in central London on a 6-month contract basis, to handle VAT reconciliation, returns and compliance.
This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic and progressive organisation that is dedicated to bringing out the best in their staff and encourage self-development and progression within a smart, fast and complex working environment.
The ideal candidate will speak a second European language along with fluent English and have experience working with VAT matters in an accountancy practice, preferably in a shared service team within a large, corporate environment with a similarly fast-paced culture and high-volume work load.
Prepare and submit VAT returns, reconciliation reports and supplementary analysis in an accurate and timely manner
Provide VAT advisory support to the team and the wider business
Take initiative in relation to VAT projects, to ensure accuracy and compliance, and work to improve processes where needed
Active participation in cross functional projects; assisting the business with related matters where required
Providing a high-level of customer service to the business
Qualified / part qualified tax professional or relevant academic background
Experience of preparing VAT returns, reconciliations and associated reporting in a busy, high-pressure environment essential
Experience of other indirect taxes advantageous
Strong organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines
Flexible approach, team worker with initiative and a global outlook
Ideally, a second European language such as French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish or a Scandinavian language
Strong understanding of VAT compliance requirements in a large, corporate environment
Advanced I.T and technical skills including accountancy packages (SAP, Sage) and Microsoft Excel
Commercial acumen and customer service focus
Available to start work immediately and commit to a 6 month contract with possible extension
Contact: Ngaire Wallace