UK VAT Accountant

  • Location
    Slough, Berkshire
  • Salary
    £260.00/Daily
  • Job type
    Permanent
  • Industry
    Accountancy
  • External Reference
    ZOE318
  • Category
    Accountancy & Finance - Accountancy & Finance

Adecco are looking for a UK VAT Accountant to work as part of a team based in our Slough office.



6 Month Assignment


£260 - PAYE


£355 - Umbrella



Remote working ( Slough office can be attended one day per week if required)


Our client will consider Part - Time if required (2 - 4 days p/w)



Job Overview


To ensure accurate and complete VAT returns are prepared and submitted for UK and Irish entities. Provide ongoing training and support to associates across the UK, Ireland and MGFS central service centre to understand the VAT implication of their transactions so that our client fulfils its legal obligations to UK and Irish tax authorities.




  • Responsible for VAT compliance of UK and Irish VAT registrations ensuring VAT ledgers are correct.

  • Work with all UK and Irish sites to ensure VAT compliance. Provide ongoing training to S&F (including MGFS) associates who account for transactions with VAT implications so that VAT is correctly recorded and accounted for. Training S&F and non S&F associates on the VAT implications for the business to ensure that we meet our legal responsibilities and the business activities are VAT efficient. Resolve VAT queries from the business, tax authorities, customers and suppliers so that our client is VAT compliant. Communicate any changes in VAT legislation to the relevant parts of the business and work with them to understand how to meet the requirements.

  • Supervise completion, submission and settlement of VAT returns prepared by UK and Ireland ICTC, including high level review of VAT returns from units who prepare their own VAT returns. This Includes:

    • Review VAT returns prepared by the UK Tax & VAT Specialist and decide on the appropriate VAT treatment.

    • Ensure all VAT queries are resolved and VAT learning's are implemented in VAT and business units;

    • To Regular review of VAT and business risks and processes to ensure VAT compliance;

    • Maintain technical library so that we can give up to date and correct advice on VAT legislation



  • Ensure VAT returns are compliant with Senior Accounting Office requirements


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