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In-House UK Tax Accountant

Job Summary

One of the world’s largest professional services firms is seeking a Tax Accountant to join their London office. With headquarters in New York the firm recorded record revenue of $13 billion in 2016 and have an outstanding reputation across the globe across all their service lines.

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Job Description

The UK Tax Accountant is primarily responsible for UK VAT reporting and compliance. This role requires an ability to work to strict deadlines, collating and reviewing information from a wide range of sources.

The role involves working in a small team environment and it will also provide the successful candidate the opportunity to get involved in a range of projects related to both VAT and UK taxes.


  • Preparation of the group’s quarterly VAT returns and ESL declarations, including undertaking checks on information received and account reconciliations. Related activities such as preparation of voluntary disclosures and undertaking annual/capital good scheme adjustments.
  • Assisting the UK VAT Manager in the assimilation of newly acquired businesses into the UK VAT Group’s VAT compliance process.
  • To undertake reviews in conjunction with UK VAT manager to improve efficiency of accounting processes and to better manage VAT risk.
  • Act as a point of contact with the business on VAT accounting and invoicing questions.
  • To assist the broader tax teams on tax related projects and assignments.


  • Educated to degree standard preferred, with a tax or accounting qualification desirable.
  • Current experience of VAT compliance is essential, with experience in a partially exempt business environment preferred.
  • Applicant must be proficient with MS Excel and have a good understanding of accounting systems and practice.=

Internal contacts:

  • UK VAT Manager – Day to day supervisor
  • Global Head of VAT – Functional head

This role is ideally suited to a high performing Assistant Manager/Manager currently working at a top tier practice firm, seeking a role within industry. There is a highly competitive package on offer with excellent opportunities for progression.

Please apply with a copy of your CV or call Harvey Sutton for more information.

Job Details

Location: London

Job Type: Permanent

Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 pa

Job Ref: MTID09420

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