Salary£50000 - £60000 per annum
An excellent opportunity has arisen working for a successful multinational group and a stimulating international environment based at their offices in Basildon, Essex. Currently remote working with long term hybrid working available
As an integral part of the tax department and will have the opportunity to work in close collaboration with the of the Head of Tax.
As a VAT specialist you will have responsibility for
  • The download of the monthly VAT financials out of the accounting systems of the different group entities.
  • The control of completeness & accuracy of VAT transactions included in the above mentioned reports, including using data analysis tools available
  • The preparation, review and filing in of VAT returns
  • Liaison with accounting colleagues to ensure the reconciliation VAT returns to underlying accounting records.
  • Ensuring all VAT compliance deadlines for return filings and payments are monitored
As the specialist within the team you will also
  • Participate in optimizing/automation the tax processes to gain efficiency and process improvements, as well as identifying VAT savings opportunities.
  • Be the first point of contact with the businesses in answering VAT ad hoc questions, as well as liaison with the accounts payable & receivable departments.
  • Be the first point of contact with the UK Tax Authorities on VAT compliance matters
As a specialist within VAT you will be able to demonstrate
  • Up to date knowledge of the UK VAT rules (with all connected post Brexit implications) and is able to autonomously deal with VAT consultancy and VAT compliance management.
  • Extensive professional experience in VAT consultancy and compliance (either in a tax advisory or in-house environment).
For further informtion please contact Hannah Flindall at Pure
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