VAT Financial Accountant

Job Title: VAT Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Newport
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Share scheme and additional benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: JN -022021-2004098_1612865902
Contact Name: Thomas Bevan
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 09, 2021 10:18

Job Description

The activities associated with this role are predominately around the VAT return process but also includes activities such as Intrastat submissions and CIS submissions.

The activities undertaken within the team include of Payroll Accounting, Fixed Asset Accounting, Month End Reporting, General Accounting, VAT and Statutory Reporting and are carried out using various technologies from several exciting areas in the organisation.

Client Details

My client is a huge global organisation that has several offices across the globe.


Preparing of UK and foreign VAT returns for a large number of Business system units.

Liaising with Group Tax in relation to the VAT returns submitted.

Reviewing of Intrastat and CIS returns.

Preparing and/or reviewing journals and balance sheet reconciliations for accuracy and suitable supporting documentation.

Completing root cause analysis on invoice processing issues with regards to VAT.

Working with the Accounts Payable and Account Receivable teams to make improvements to the VAT process.

Providing VAT advice to several Business units.

Developing strong relationships with your finance contacts, including calls and visits across the UK where required.


Newly qualified or Qualified Accountant ACCA/ACA/CIMA

Experience in VAT & Experience of working within a Finance team function

Good knowledge of UK VAT rules

Strong IT skills, particularly in the use of Excel

Great attention to detail

Job Offer

Fully remote working - moving to flexi working 2/3 days a week on-site

Competitive Salary

Excellent career progression opportunities

Company wide share scheme