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Indirect Tax Accountant

Job Title: Indirect Tax Accountant
Contract Type: temporary
Location: London, England
Salary: £250 - £325 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 3 to 6 Months
REF: GBINDIRTAX0202_1612265597
Contact Name: Guy Barwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Indirect Tax Accountant
Central London / Hertfordshire (Remote Working)
3-6 Months Interim
Circa £300 a day

We are seeking an experience Indirect Tax Accountant to cover a 3 - 6 Month interim assignment for this FTSE Listed software business.
The role will be based remotely with maybe the odd day based in Central London post lock-down.

To be considered candidates must specifically have;

*Solid previous experience of indirect tax, understanding of VAT Accounting and invoicing requirements working for a sizeable business £100M t/o plus.
*Ideally indirect must have played a significant part of your previous roles.
*Must have some form of Accounting or Tax qualification.
*Experience of International GST (Goods and Services Tax) is advantageous.

We are looking for a finance professional with attention to detail, who can take care of the accounting for VAT and other indirect taxes. The main purpose of the job is to make sure that VAT is accounted for correctly and that VAT and other indirect tax returns are prepared accurately and in time.

*Support the Head of Statutory & Regulatory Reporting by making sure that indirect tax returns are prepared accurately and filed / paid in time.
*Prepare VAT returns for group entities in various jurisdictions.
*Take care of the filing and payment of the VAT returns once approved by the Tax Controller.
*Reconcile VAT accounts and post VAT journals.
*Keep track of VAT receivable positions and match incoming VAT refunds.
*Check if invoices are recorded correctly for VAT purposes. Post corrections where necessary.
*Provide feedback to the Accounts Payable team where appropriate.
*Make sure all posted invoices comply with VAT requirements.
*Where invoices are not compliant with all requirements, liaise with Accounts Payable to arrange corrective invoices.
*Flag irrecoverable VAT and make sure it is not reclaimed.
*Identify errors and risks and discuss with the Tax Controller where appropriate.

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