VAT Specialist

Walker Andersen
28000.00 GBP Annual
28 Jul 2017
25 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Having developed strong professional relationships with an international network of selected advisers over the years, the firm in London is able to offer integrated and multidisciplinary solutions and allow its clients to have one point of contact.

The key objectives of the role are:

  • Manage UK and Irish VAT returns (including MOSS returns)
  • Collect information from clients/teams
  • Prepare calculations including margin scheme and partial exemption
  • Send queries for complex transactions
  • Submit VAT returns to HMRC and Irish Revenue accordingly to monthly deadlines
  • Manage UK ECSL, Intrastat returns and Irish VIES
  • Review of UK and Irish VAT returns prepared by the accountancy team
  • Liaise with HMRC if supporting or additional information/documents are requested
  • Attend VAT and Intrastat inspections for EU VAT refunds
  • Advisory and consultancy to both team members and clients on VAT matters
  • Review contracts in order to assess the VAT treatment of a specific supply
  • Advice on cross border transactions (goods and services)
  • Advice on partial exemption issues and input tax recovery
  • Prepare and submit ATED returns

knowledge, skills & qualifications

Essential/Desirable (E/D)

  • 2/3 years of experience in UK VAT department (E)
  • Part qualified (CTA) (D)
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word (E)
  • Italian speaker (D)


  • Well organised and disciplined
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Meticulous with attention to detail
  • Good analytical skills
  • A willingness to learn and develop technical knowledge
  • Ability to be proactive and work alone
  • Desire to take on responsibility and develop the role