Hours of work: 37 hours per week
Working pattern: Full-time
Closing date: Sunday 23 August 2020
Interview date: Week commencing 1 September 2020
Based at East Sussex County Council in Lewes, you will form part of a newly integrated service delivering a comprehensive Tax Advisory and Compliance service across the three Orbis partners.
The post holder will assist the Tax Manager in all aspects of tax compliance, including liaison with HMRC, for all three authorities and a number of external VAT registered organisations. They will be responsible for the completion and timely submission of monthly and quarterly VAT returns across the partnership; giving tax advice on both general and complex queries in accordance with approved policies and HMRC regulations.
If you have excellent attention to detail, the technical knowledge to advise on VAT, SDLT and CIS issues, experience in the completion of VAT returns, the ability to work accurately and methodically in a sometimes fast paced environment, pro-active and a solution focused team player, keen on providing an excellent and efficient service to all our partners, it would be great to hear from you!
It is likely that interviews will be undertaken virtually via MS Teams or Skype video conferencing software.
If you need any information regarding the vacancy or would like an informal chat about the role please get in touch with either Karen Regan (Tax Manager) on 07701 394900 or Haley Woollard (Principal Accountant) on 01273 291246.
Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency’s Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
East Sussex County Council is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitable candidates, regardless of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability or age. All applications are treated on merit.