Financial Accountant - VAT

Job Title: Financial Accountant - VAT
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: East London, London
Salary: £180 - £250 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 Months
REF: JT1558_1544019845
Contact Name: Jackie Turner
Contact Email:
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

A fantastic position working to work for a major Retail brand, based at their Head Office as an experienced Accountant to support the team focusing on VAT. Reporting into the Head of Finance, this position will play a crucial role to the finance teams. Along with being a strong business partner, this role is working within a fast paced and fun office with a fantastic team to support and work with you.

The role is a FTC of 3 months and you will need to be able to start within the next few weeks.

Your role;

  • Preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns for two UK entities, ensuring all payments are made on time
  • Engaging with third party advisers to ensure compliance with EU distance selling rules; adjusting UK VAT returns and management accounts as appropriate, supporting advisers with EU VAT returns and managing payments to EU jurisdictions
  • Submitting EC Sales lists and Intrastat declarations to the authorities
  • Business Partner to several parts of the Retail an Head Office teams

Key skills;

  • Strong organisation, numeric and communication skills
  • Previous experience of VAT/accounting within a business that makes EU purchases and supplies
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Experience of UK, Ireland and wider parts of European