VAT Accountant - Lloyd's Insurer - £55,000 - EXCLUSIVE

Oliver James associates
Central London, London
14 Jul 2017
13 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Accurate preparation and timely filing of all UK and overseas indirect tax returns on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis as required, and any relevant payments
  • Responsible for overseeing the correct indirect tax entries in the P&L and Balance Sheet of the UK company
  • Review processes and controls to improve indirect tax compliance
  • Prepare indirect tax documentation for SAO requirements
  • Monitor the company's indirect tax position and ensure compliance with external and internal regulatory and statutory policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Interact with HMRC, external Auditors, advisers and other stakeholders in relation to indirect tax matters
  • Assist with tax projects, planning, ad-hoc research and advice to the business
  • Ensure rate changes are reflected, reported and communicated to the business
  • Ensure company, market and client related documentation is issued (internally and externally) accurately and on time.
  • Liaise with relevant and associated areas and groups within the business process to establish, support and maintain business relationships and organisational effectiveness.
  • To undertake any other duties of a similar nature that the company reasonably requests to be performed.


  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA/ACA/CTA) with indirect tax experience
  • Strong data analysis and data extract capabilities, in particular Advanced Excel skills, use of pivot tables etc.
  • Financial services experience is preferred but not essential - however a working knowledge of VAT partial exemption is required