Indirect Tax and International Trade Advisor

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Indirect Tax and International Trade Advisor

£34.5k plus excellent benefits


Quote Reference: - RM102

The Role:

We have an opportunity for an Indirect Tax and International Trade Advisor to join us! You will be responsible for providing advice and guidance to the business on Indirect Tax and International Trade. You will work closely with the Finance Team and you will also be responsible for ensuring the business complies with VAT rules and legislation, which includes developing systems and processes to minimise risk and ensure best practice.

Main responsibilities in this role include:

Provide advice to the business with clarity on the indirect tax and trading consequences of:

  • New products and new ventures
  • VAT legislative requirements
  • Doing business outside the UK
  • Be the key point of contact for relevant VAT Notices and HMRC regulations.
  • Responsible for monitoring distance selling thresholds and organising the registration or de-registration for VAT in other EU countries as it becomes appropriate.
  • Accountable for preparing and submitting the UK VAT return.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience required:

  • You must have experience of working in international trade and indirect tax.
  • You must also have a good level of IT including Microsoft programs is essential including an advanced level of Excel skills. Experience of Microsoft Dynamics AX would be desirable.
  • You will have experience of working with tax advisors and HMRC is a must
  • You must be able to communicate effectively with colleagues, internal stakeholders and external contacts both verbally and in writing, with the ability to explain complex rules to a non-technical audience
  • You will be able to read and analyse legal documents to draw out key commercial and tax points.
  • You will also have a good understanding of Transport Department functions, processes and procedures
  • Qualifications such as ATT would be an advantage.

To apply, please send us your CV, detailing relevant experience and qualifications.  Please ensure you include your contact details.


The closing date is Friday 26th January 2018 at midday.  Invitations to interview will be communicated by email.  Should you not hear from us four weeks after the closing date, unfortunately you have not been short listed for interview.  Regrettably, we are unable to provide feedback to applicants on an individual basis prior to the interview stage.

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