Group VAT Accountant

  • Job Reference: 215269
  • Date Posted: 4 July 2024
  • Recruiter: hireful
  • Location: Retford
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Flexi Time
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

The Role: Group VAT Accountant

Hybrid Working available

The Finance & Tax team are recruiting for an experienced VAT Accountant is to join them in the Retford office. This position, presents an exciting prospect of joining a global organization that demonstrates a strong commitment to professional growth and a welcoming work environment. The VAT Accountant will play a crucial role in supporting UK VAT compliance activity, preparing the UK Quarterly VAT Return for the UK VAT Group, Insurance broker, and other related business lines. This position provides an excellent opportunity for career advancement within a supportive and collaborative environment.
This is an excellent platform for career progression within a supportive and collaborative environment.

  • Your primary responsibility will be the preparation of the UK Quarterly VAT Return for the UK VAT Groups.
  • You will extract data from various IT applications, verify this data, and analyse transactions by applying UK VAT rules.
  • You will also perform transactional reviews following internal SOPs and HMRC VAT compliance guidance.
  • Your role will extend beyond these tasks as you support the UK Tax team with International VAT compliance preparation/review and contribute to ongoing process improvement and systems refinements.

Experience & Qualifications:
  • ACA (or equivalent) or CTA (part or fully) qualified tax professional.
  • Qualified to CCAB or ATT.
  • You have experience of working in a complex International Group with a range of VAT recoverable rates.
  • Production of UK and International VAT returns.
  • Robust knowledge of current UK and International VAT legislation.
  • Use of VAT specific software including Alpha VAT - desirable.
  • Good communication and influencing skills with stakeholders at all levels.
  • You will have experience of Data manipulation from multiple sources.
  • Advanced Excel skills are desirable but not essential.
  • You will be highly organised and have great time management,
  • You will have a positive ‘can do attitude’ and will be a natural problem solver, multi-tasker, along with a high level of attention to detail,
  • You will have excellent communication skills both verbally and written

Further information

  As well as a competitive salary we offer the following benefits -
  • Competitive holiday allowance with the annual option to buy additional days 
  • Death in Service benefit of x4 salary
  • Company pension scheme
  • Parking at the office
  • Very generous maternity and paternity leave packages
  • A flexible benefits package which allows you to add additional benefits to your overall package
  • Our benefits portal offers discounts on technology & electronics, cinemas, restaurants, days out, mortgage advice, travel and many more
  • Referral schemes 
  • Discounted rates on PIB products
  • We offer a first-class employee benefits and welfare package to support our employees with financial management, cycle to work scheme, counselling support, health screening, will writing, menopause support, books, stopping smoking and much more
  • We also offer a wide range of discounts including a kids pass – giving you discount to over 4500 attractions and activities, discounts at hairdressers and beauticians, climate change projects with lots of other options to choose
  • PIB has a comprehensive learning & development framework, including professional study options and apprenticeships which are available to all employees, and which will support your career development
  • Being a part of our PIB Community Trust, we support fundraising where you can apply for grants from PIB Group towards your chosen charity
  • PIB Group are committed to improving their environmental impact in a responsible way. From the individual actions that our colleagues take every day through to installing the right facilities across our premises, there are many measures in place to help reduce PIB’s carbon footprint. 
Why Work For Us?

PIB Insurance Brokers are a dynamic insurance broker attracting individuals with a wealth of experience in the insurance market. We provide expertise across a broad range of specialisms including professions, property, construction, transportation, trade credit, real estate, leisure, construction, haulage, and charities.
This is an exciting time to join the team in one of our offices around the UK. Collaboration is at the heart of everything we do and we believe that working together as one team is better for our customers, our businesses, and our employees.
PIB Insurance Brokers is part of PIB Group, which means that we can enjoy the strength and leverage that come with being part of a larger group for the benefit of our people as well as our customers.
We are proud of our success and growth and have been recognised for many industry awards across our business.  If you wish to work for a company that truly puts people at the heart of their organisation, then we would love to hear from you.  PIB operates a flexible working policy, and our management teams will talk to you about how that would meet both your flexible working needs and those of the business and role you are applying for. We would love to hear from you if you want to hear more about opportunities in PIB. 
We are an equal opportunities employer, committed to hiring a diverse and inclusive workforce. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, gender, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.

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