VAT Analyst




Finance, Management Accountant


£55,000 to £76,000 Per Annum



Contract Type:


Date Posted:

19/01/2023 16:21:00

This role is for 9 months to start with and will be on a hybrid model

This is a well-established team based in the UK which is responsible for VAT compliance across the region as well as providing support to Tax colleagues and the wider business. The role will include accounting and VAT responsibilities including supporting internal and external audits.

You will be expected to take ownership of VAT controls and assist with compliance tasks, identify process improvement opportunities for existing process and controls, and drive positive change across the organization.


* Prepare, review and submit European VAT returns and related filings such as EC Sales Listings;
* Prepare, review and submit Intrastat returns as necessary;
* Assist with VAT registrations across various jurisdictions;
* Prepare and submit ESL /ESPL, SAF_T returns as necessary
* Preparation and review of month-end account reconciliations
* Provide internal and external audit support, including data analysis;
* Assist with mapping VAT processes and identify areas for improvement;
* Assist with VAT compliance queries from Amazon businesses operating across Europe;

Mandatory Skills:
* VAT experts (compliance) Not financial accountants
* Strong accounting/reconciliation skills
* Strong excel skills such as pivot tables / vlookup
* Ability to time manage
* 2-3 years experience post qualification

Desired Skills:
* European VAT experience (compliance)
* Experience of working in large complex organisation

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.