VAT Assistant/Consultant in Newcastle upon Tyne at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 10/23/2019

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Job Description

Due to growth we are recruiting for a VAT Assistant/Consultant to work within our Newcastle office reporting directly to the VAT Associate Partner. The position is to provide support to the VAT manager and VAT Associate Partner in terms of effectively and promptly delivering sound advice to our clients in all areas of VAT. The role involves playing a key part in the VAT team with a view to continuing to develop and progress within the team.

We are looking for keen, enthusiastic and flexible individual to join to a highly successful team to assist us in achieving our strategic goal of being the number one advisor to owner managed businesses.

We are a top 15 accountancy firm specialising within the owner managed business area across the UK. A well-established firm since the 1930's with an entrepreneurial and dynamic feel who are continuing to grow nationally as well as regionally.

The VAT Assistant/Consultant role is offering a highly competitive salary and potential for progression.

The VAT Assistant/Consultant duties will be:

* Act as central part of VAT team, reporting directly to the VAT Manager and Associate Partner
* Advise clients by providing clear practical advice
* Ensuring delivery of the team's work so that it is completed to deadlines
* Ensure risk is managed and, where appropriate, evidenced through research
* Build and develop relationships internally and externally
* Prepare technical updates to be circulated internally and externally


* Ideally 1 to 3 years' experience of working within a practice environment
* Experience of advising on VAT matters
* Good research skills
* Experience in project management and delivering to deadline

The VAT Assistant/Consultant will have the below skills:

* Commercial awareness
* Good written communication and letter writing skills
* Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills
* Good analytical skills and judgement

Personal Qualities

* Enthusiastic, with a positive, can-do attitude
* Flexible
* Determined
* Works on own initiative
* Reliable