Job description


VAT Consultant (0477)

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    Full Time

PKF Francis Clark is about much more than just accountancy. We’re trusted business advisors, working in partnership with our clients to enhance their performance. Their goals are our goals, and through close working relationships (and because we love what we do) when they succeed, so do we.

We are currently looking for a VAT Consultant to join our team. 

We would welcome applicants who want Part Time as well as those looking for Full Time.


  • Provision of VAT advice to staff, partners and clients including preparation of detailed letters and reports
  • Dealing with VAT queries from other firms of accountants
  • Liaising with HM Revenue & Customs on behalf of clients and attendance at VAT visits as required
  • Assign tasks and review work of trainee VAT consultants
  • Preparing both marketing and training materials
  • Managing the billing process

 Knowledge, skills and attributes 

  • The following are useful but not essential: CTA (indirect tax route), AIIT or VAT Diploma
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in VAT
  • Would suit candidate currently working in VAT for HMRC, practice or an in-house position
  • Broad knowledge of all areas of VAT in particular trade with overseas, construction, land and property and partial exemption
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Analytical and methodical in approach to work
  • Accurate, organised and able to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Comfortable dealing with clients, staff and third parties by telephone and in person
  • A team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Maintain up to date knowledge of VAT and VAT legislation
  • Able to effectively communicate technical and complex VAT issues, both orally and in writing
  • Proactive and confident in identifying problems and offering solutions
  • Willing to travel to clients and other offices across the region
  • Full, clean driving licence and unrestricted access to transport is preferable


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Towngate House,, 2-8 Parkstone Road,, Poole, Dorset, United Kingdom, BH15 2PW