Assistant VAT Manager

  • Location
    Basildon, Essex
  • Salary
    £ 30000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Banking and Financial Services
  • External Reference

Are you looking for an exciting managerial opportunity within the Accounting industry?  

If so, please read on…

Adecco are proud to be working with a well-established company who are seeking an Assistant VAT Manager to join their expanding team. 


  • 3+ years' experience in an accounting environment, and knowledge of VAT

  • Experience supervising/ managing a team of more than 10 staff

  • A friendly and confident demeanour

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills

  • Ability to meet deadlines and work in a fast paced, pressured environment

  • Understanding of the Making Tax Digital for VAT implementation and a general understanding of the Flat Rate VAT scheme

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Overseeing the preparation of quarterly VAT Returns, signing off client VAT account reconciliations and resolving queries

  • Liaising with HMRC on client's behalf, raising weekly payment instructions to clients and/or HMRC

  • Motivating a team and monitoring performance, ensuring high standards and implementing corrective measures when needed

  • Evenly distributing workload amongst team, motivating them to ensure consistently high standards

  • Recommend measures to improve performance including people, process, and technology

  • Recruiting new employees and overseeing their training, ongoing mentoring

Location: Basildon, Essex
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 (negotiable)
Working days: Monday - Friday
Duration of contract: Permanent, full time

The Adecco Group is the largest staffing firm in the world and a Fortune Global 500 company as well as being within the top 10 of Great Places to work in the UK so please apply now! 

To apply, please contact Amy on 01702 394794 or

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Please apply with your CV to: Amy Brennan