Assistant Accountant (VAT)

  • £28000 - £30000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 27/06/2024
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 387148670

Job Details

"If I have seen further, it is by standing on the shoulders of giants.”  Isaac Newton.
Our client in Birmingham is actively seeking a permanent Assistant Accountant (VAT) to join their team. This presents a great opportunity for a Part Qualified Accountant (or QBE) to join an organisation that offers a number of benefits, including study support.
The role is primarily remote, but candidates must reside near the NEC.

Responsibilities of the Assistant Accountant (VAT) will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Prepare and file UK VAT returns and coordinate with international firms for overseas VAT returns
  • Handle basic VAT queries
  • Support the manager with lease accounting
  • Address queries and data requests from internal and external audits and tax departments
  • Perform month-end close tasks, including preparing and entering journals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Provide analysis and documentation for the parent company
  • Cover for the manager and other assistant accountants during absences
  • Engage in continuous improvement, updating SOPs and process notes, and sharing best practices
  • Perform various other ad-hoc accounting duties as needed
The successful Assistant Accountant (VAT) will require the following skills and experience:
  • Part-Qualified and actively pursuing ICAEW, CIMA, or ACCA certification
  • Must possess experience and knowledge of VAT
  • Experience in various finance department tasks
  • Proficient in computer skills, especially Excel
  • Familiarity with SAGE X3 is desirable
If you’re passionate about this position or are keen to hear more, please click on “apply” as soon as possible.
You are required to be eligible to work in the UK full time without restriction.
Due to the high volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond to unsuccessful applicants. Therefore, if we have not responded to your application within five days, please assume that on this occasion your application has not been successful.

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