VAT Assistant

England, Essex, Basildon
£18000 - £22000 per annum + +bonus scheme, parking, development
04 May 2021
01 Jun 2021
JN -052021-180325
Amy Brennan
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you looking for an exciting opportunity within the Accounting industry?

If so, please read on…

Adecco are proud to be working with a well-established company who are seeking a VAT Assistant to join their expanding team.


  • 3+ years' experience in an accounting environment or working toward a relevant qualification
  • Ability to meet deadlines working in a fast-paced environment, remaining calm under pressure
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
  • High attention to detail, with strong organisational skills and the ability to multitask
  • Adaptable, with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


  • Preparation of quarterly VAT Returns

  • Producing client VAT account reconciliations

  • Speaking with clients via phone and email, resolving queries

  • Raising weekly payment instructions

  • Liaising with HMRC on client's behalf

  • Working amongst a team, demonstrating an eagerness to learn

Location: Basildon, Essex
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000
Working days: Monday - Friday
Duration of contract: Permanent, full time

The Adecco Group is the largest staffing firm in the world and a Fortune Global 500 company as well as being within the top 10 of Great Places to work in the UK so please apply now!

To apply, please contact Amy on 01702 394794 or

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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