AJ Chambers are currently representing a Top 10 Firm, based in Central London, who are seeking a VAT Senior for their award-winning team. The firm offers excellent career prospects in conjunction with a generous remuneration package.
As a VAT Senior your main responsibility will be to provide VAT compliance support to clients and other members of the department.
Day-to-day duties will include:
- Provide VAT compliance advice to clients and colleagues, as required
- Prepare VAT returns, EC Sales Lists and Intrastat declarations on a monthly basis, including certain higher level VAT returns
- Demonstrate an understanding of a client???s business and recognise the commercial implications and how VAT may impact
- Completing KYC tasks for own clients and for those of more senior members of the team
- Attend client premises, when required, assisting with on-site VAT compliance reviews
- Send information requests on a monthly basis, ensuring adequate time is given to clients and time to prepare
- Deal with signings of MS (VAT agents) Ltd documents ready for partner sign-off
- Liaise with clients regarding VAT payments or repayment, informing them of value to pay/refund
- Preparation and submission of various VAT related documents to HMRC for example, applications for VAT registration and deregistration
- Reviewing VAT returns, EC Sales Lists and Intrastat declarations for other members of the team
- Research legislation, Case Law and HMRC practice in order to draft technical responses to client issues
- Liaise with HMRC on behalf of clients, including hosting client VAT inspections and dealing with any queries that may arise during the inspection
- Completing own billing and that of more senior members of the team
- A good understanding of VAT matters
- Good technical and analytical skills
- Working towards a tax qualification is desirable (ATT or equivalent)
- Identifies business opportunities within own area of function and refers to other colleagues for next actions
For more information on this VAT Senior role, please apply directly or contact Leon Maulguet at AJ Chambers.