VAT Specialist - FTSE listed clients

Recruiter
Michael Page Finance
Location
Westerham, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
19 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1235876732
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is a fantastic business based near Westerham who specialise in VAT services. They are market leaders in their industry and provide a wide array of VAT compliance and advisory services. This is an excellent to join them as a VAT specialist.

Client Details

Market Leaders within VAT services, well established and excellent offices. This client has a fantastic staff retention rate and are now looking for a VAT specialist to join them on their next step of growth.

Description
  • Receive and collate invoices, monitoring for compliance in their issuance and arranging correction where appropriate
  • Working with client data to ensure potential VAT is identified and recovered
  • Undertake data entry using the company T&E (Travel and Expense) system
  • Undertake checks of work performed by Assistant Account Managers on your accounts to ensure outgoing work is of the highest standard and quality
  • Attending audits (invoice retrieval) worldwide for periods of up to one week at a time as required by the business
  • Use crib sheets and other accepted tax guidelines to apply correct VAT recovery rates to invoices
  • Calculate VAT percentages and values where not explicit
  • Ensure internal and external deadlines are noted and met without exception
  • Liaising with worldwide Tax Offices and various agents to manage enquiries and agree fees as required
  • Drafting of formal letters and responses to external parties
  • Work closely with the accounts team to support the billing process for your clients
  • Provide support to clients at all levels and through all mediums in particular senior managers/decision makers/stakeholders
  • Implement and maintain a customer service process
  • Identify potential areas of growth within your accounts and their stakeholders
  • Maintain detailed, current client information at all times
  • Assist and provide cover on other tasks as required by the business

Profile
  • The ideal candidate for this position will come from a VAT background either from an accountancy practice or a VAT recovery business.
  • Professional approach with excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Strong attention to detail and an insistence on accuracy and quality
  • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Ability to prioritise and act accordingly
  • Ability to understand and apply complex rules and regulations of the individual tax offices
  • Customer centric (both internal and external) with an understanding that the customer always comes first
  • Ability to travel in order to undertake client visits and off-site audits if necessary

Job Offer

£25,000- £35,000 depending on experience

Life Assurance

Auto enrolment pension

20 day annual leave + 8 days for Bank Holidays

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