VAT / Indirect Tax Assistant - 6 Month FTC

Michael Page
Greater Manchester, Manchester
£25000 - £35000 per annum + exciting benefits
12 Jul 2019
12 Aug 2019
Ben Copsey
Contract type
Part time

VAT / Indirect Tax Assistant - 6 Month FTC

This is 6 month fixed term contract with a leading Travel and Tourism business. The role is for an Indirect Tax / VAT assistant and you will support with UK VAT returns along with various adhoc Indirect tax projects. You will also act as a support function into the Accounts Payable team.

Client Details

An industry leader in leisure based in Manchester. The finance team has a very strong reputation for being one of the best in the North West.


You will be responsible for, but not restricted to:

  • Preparing monthly UK VAT and APD returns to agreed time lines,
  • Reconciliations to VAT GL Controls accounts,
  • Preparing month-end journals as appropriate across various jurisdictions,
  • Producing new and updating existing procedure notes for key processes and controls,
  • Working closely with the Indirect Tax manager on defined projects,
  • Supporting on overseas passenger tax and VAT returns during periods of absence,
  • Looking at ways to improve current processes,
  • Offering Support to Accounts Payable team


  • Previous experience in an Indirect Tax capacity working on VAT returns
  • Good inter personal skills and a credible individual with the ability to build strong cross functional relationships and communicate at all levels
  • Organised, accurate and strong attention to detail
  • Must be self-motivated and have a pro-active approach and be driven by results
  • Must be able to adapt to a changing and evolving company structure and operating environment
  • Must be a strong team player demonstrating a good standard of work and be disciplined and deadline conscious
  • Must be self-motivated and have a pro-active approach

Job Offer

£25,000 - £35,000 depending on experience

Opportunity to get a big-brand name on your CV and learn from an experienced team

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