Senior VAT Analyst – VR/EKAVT23
Rutherford Cross
Published
January 3, 2020
Location
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Job Type
Region
Scotland:, - Glasgow
Sector
Financial Services
Specialism
Tax and Treasury

Description

Rutherford Cross is partnering with a leading retail bank to appoint a Senior VAT Analyst for a 12-month fixed term contract.

Working within the Tax team, the postholder will support the team in all aspects of indirect tax (mainly VAT) compliance and advisory work.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Accurate and timely preparation of the Group’s UK VAT returns
  • Developing, improving and maintaining VAT processes
  • Providing accurate, comprehensive and prompt VAT advice to Finance and the business
  • Accurate and timely preparation of VAT related payment instructions, journals and account reconciliations
  • Monitoring changes in VAT legislation and practice to identify potential impacts
  • Researching and drafting responses to HMRC queries
  • Provision of support to the VAT Manager, Head of Tax and other Tax Managers as required
  • Input and adherence to tax risk management procedures

You will need to have:

  • Relevant VAT experience gained in a major accounting practice, or from within the Tax department of a financial services company, or with HMRC
  • Significant experience of preparing and submitting VAT returns
  • Technical knowledge of UK VAT law and practice in relation to financial services
  • Good creative, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent IT skills, in particular Excel
  • The ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Excellent oral and written skills, with an ability to communicate and influence at all levels

This role offers a salary of up to £44,000 DOE and an excellent benefits package.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Eleanor Turner on 07799 462326 / [email protected]

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