Assistant VAT Consultant required to join an established, international professional services provider to assist in VAT solutions covering transactional and VAT planning advice.
Provide support to the servicing teams and clients regarding their day-to-day transactions, helping them to maximise clients' VAT position while meeting their compliance obligations in the everyday course of their business transactions.
Undertaking VAT planning to provide reassurance that the VAT treatment of certain projects or business deals are being effectively managed, legitimately minimising the VAT cost to clients' businesses in the Yachting, Aviation, Property, Gaming and Financial Services sectors.
Delivering a range of VAT training packages as required, tailored to specific requirements and the circumstances of clients and their businesses - as workshops or more detailed one-to-one training.
Carrying out VAT health checks and return reviews as required.
Attendance at VAT authorities' visits.
VAT penalty negotiation and mitigation.
General correspondence with VAT and customs authorities.
Representing the VAT Director at VAT and other meetings when required.
Working with the VAT Director to generate new business and develop new initiatives / strategies.
Ensuring compliance with company standards, policies and procedures, including confidentiality and data protection where appropriate.
Carrying out any other reasonable duties and responsibilities within the overall function, commensurate with the grading and level of responsibilities of the post.
Skills & Experience:
Ideally ATT qualified.
In-depth understanding of European VAT rules and legislation.
Trusted to undertake the careful analysis required to determine the relationships between relevant parties and the nature of goods or services supplied in order to ensure the VAT costs the client pays are accurate.
An inclusive, technically strong and knowledgeable person
Able to co-ordinate, collaborate with, use staff resources effectively.
Strong presentation skills
Hours & Benefits:
Permanent full time working hours- 9am -5.30pm.
Competitive salary and benefits package.