VAT Supervisor - Borehamwood - £Highly competitive package, including full study support – Full Time Permanent.
Allow us to introduce ourselves………..
At Sopher + Co we make it our business to understand and add value to our clients personal and business affairs whilst building a lasting relationship based on trust and mutual respect. That’s why so many of prestigious clients in the world of entertainment, media, music and show business recommend us year after year.
We’re immensely proud of our roots and maintain a family business approach in everything we do. Our valued employees create the best results, regardless of the client size or location. Every member of our team is prepared to go the extra mile, displaying levels of enthusiasm that cannot be matched by more conventional firms.
Your next role
Reporting to the Business Services Manager, you’ll be the pivotal point of contact to ensure that our teams provide a first-class service in for our valued clients, dealing with, bookkeeping, reviewing VAT returns, liaising with clients on VAT issues, preparing and guiding the teams to complete reconciliations, yearend adjustments.
As well as being the ‘lynchpin’ for the Bookkeeping teams, you’ll also be responsible for monitoring completion and reviewing work to ensure deadlines are met whilst not compromising on quality and coaching the teams to ensure they are ready for the transition to making Tax Digital.
The transition will be driving tighter deadlines, so we’re looking for a process and compliance driven individual, ideally from a practice background, who is used to working to tight deadlines and leading team compliance. Team Leader or Management experience is pre-requisite.
You’ll also be responding to client queries, so it’s essential you’ll be comfortable in providing full confidentiality, transparency and exceeding expectations whenever possible.
You’ll also have/be:
- Previous people management/leadership of an account/bookkeeping team, ideally within Practice or used to dealing with multiple accounts
- Knowledge of Vat scheme, EC sales and VAT coding in software (SAGE Line 50, Xero and /or Quickbooks) and Intrastat.
- Advanced Bookkeeping skills to become the ‘go to’ expert
- Strong MS office experience, particularly with Excel
- Sage Line 50 and Quickbooks experience advantageous
- Effective communication skills, both written and oral, at all levels
We will offer you a highly competitive package, including extensive benefits for you and your family, a comfortable warm and friendly environment with great people and the chance to work with some of the most prestigious clients that no other family based firm can offer.
Sopher + Co is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in employment and we expect all our employees to act in accordance with this policy, we recognise the key role it plays in the success of our business