Accounts Assistant - Spanish

Job Title: Accounts Assistant - Spanish
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Southampton
Reference: 748217
Contact Name: Jessica Harfield
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 07, 2020 15:45

Job Description

A dynamic, global business in Southampton is recruiting a number of Accounts Assistant roles to join their successful finance team. This business, a specialist in E-commerce, is looking to recruit fluent Spanish speaking candidates to join their VAT Compliance team.

As an Accounts Assistant, you will report to the Accounts Supervisor. Duties include:-
  • Provide consultancy and VAT advice to new and existing clients in Europe
  • File VAT returns 
  • Advising clients on tax implications across Europe
  • Ensure EC Sales and Intrastat reporting is compliant to European standards
  • Manage client accounts, liaising with Credit Control regarding payment issues 
  • Provide cash flow advice and services to clients where appropriate 
  • Assisting European clients with VAT and tax queries 
  • Providing value add services to clients, including audit, tax and compliance advise where appropriate
The successful candidates will have the following attributes:-

  • Bilingual in Spanish/English essential
  • Confident communicating via telephone and email in both languages
  • AAT student/qualified desirable 
  • Proven experience working in a finance team preferable 
  • Working knowledge of Xero, Sage or Quickbooks advantageous 

In return, you will receive:-

  • Inclusive office environment with a large team 
  • Training and study support for AAT/ATT or ACCA 
  • Career prospects with a defined career path 
  • Competitive salary and benefits package 

This business is based in a central location with convenient public transport links.