VAT Accountant - Leading Energy Provider VAT Accountant - Leading Energy Provider …

Goodman Masson
in Thatcham, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum
Goodman Masson
in Thatcham, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum
A leading energy provider are looking to bring in a VAT Accountant to join their team in West Berkshire.

As a VAT Accountant, you will have the opportunity to join a multinational energy provider, managing the VAT compliance across the region as well as providing tax support to the wider business.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the team in ensuring indirect tax compliance of the group operating entities in the UK and EMEA.
  • Maintain detailed knowledge and, where Tax team owns delivery, detailed documentation of the indirect tax reporting and associated processes (e.g. invoicing) across UK and EMEA.
  • Maintain sufficient knowledge of the systems generating and recording indirect tax sensitive data and documents.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with the wider finance/back office teams.
  • Support the team in delivering training or other support to ensure the group remains compliant with all indirect tax obligations in the UK and EMEA.
  • Assist in delivering advice on indirect tax treatment of existing and new transactions, system and process changes and improvements affecting indirect tax reporting.
  • Support the team in ensuring compliance with the tax control framework.

Skills & experience required:

  • Broad technical tax understanding of the UK and EU indirect tax regimes and technical knowledge of VAT including VAT group issues, and technical VAT accounting using SAP.
  • Understanding and practical experience of dealing with multiple subledger systems (e.g. SAP, customer billing and energy trading) and their interaction with financial accounting systems
  • Practical experience of handling indirect tax compliance processes from invoicing/settlements to preparation of the returns and accounting for indirect taxes
  • Ability to research tax technical issues with minimum direction
  • Minimum of 3 years of VAT compliance experience

Company Overview

With a team of over 200 and growing every day, Goodman Masson is one of London’s specialist Finance and Technology recruitment businesses. Voted ‘Best Recruitment Company to Work For’ in 2018, our passion for what we do is clear.

Based in London, Düsseldorf and New York, we hold annual revenues exceeding £42 million. This includes Qualified & Part-Qualified / Transactional Finance, Actuarial & Investment Management, Audit, Banking Operations, Compliance & Financial Crime, Front Office, Housing Development, Information & Cyber Security, Technology, Digital & Data, Product Control & Valuations, Projects, Change & Transformation, Risk & Regulation, Tax and Treasury.

We also have a Solutions team who provide RPO, hybrid and volume recruitment services. Alongside this, Goodman Masson have developed an Executive Search team who focus on sourcing C-suite talent to fee earning Legal partners.


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