VAT Controller

VAT Controller

£25,000 – £35,000

Gloucester/ hybrid/ remote


My client, an innovative accountancy practice located in Gloucester, is expanding its team due to remarkable growth. Their mission is to empower business owners to achieve their financial goals by providing up-to-date financial information and expert guidance.

Joining their team means becoming a crucial part of a close-knit, innovative accountancy practice with a proven track record of developing and retaining top talent. They foster a collaborative work environment where everyone cares about each other. Their culture is very family orientated, where work isn’t just a job, but a personal journey towards growth and positivity.

As a VAT Controller, you’ll have responsibilities such as preparation, reviews, monitoring colleagues and staying updated with changes in VAT legislation, this role offers more than just routine work.



  • Opportunities for professional development and growth
  • Collaborative and inclusive work environment
  • Supportive company culture
  • Opportunity for remote work
  • 35-hour working week with Friday finish at 2:30 pm
  • 34 days annual leave (includes 2 week festive period closure)
  • Christmas bonus
  • Regular team gatherings
  • Full training, support, and company pension



  • Perform data input and ensure the accuracy of financial records
  • Analyse debtors and creditors to facilitate effective financial management
  • Manage VAT reconciliation, including preparation and filing of VAT Returns
  • Provide VAT advice to clients and colleagues, ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Review VAT returns to identify and rectify discrepancies
  • Oversee VAT filing deadlines and workflow to ensure timely submissions
  • Maintain quality control in bookkeeping practices, ensuring accuracy and compliance
  • Respond to client queries, providing timely and informative support
  • Maintain organised online filing systems for financial documentation
  • Take notes and compile write-ups to document financial activities and processes
  • Prepare management accounts to provide critical financial insights



  • Proven experience in VAT compliance and management
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Detail-oriented with a commitment to accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in relevant financial software and tools

GB Finance are your specialists in Finance recruitment.

We hire across a vast range of roles including Banking, Insurance, Accounting and Investment and Wealth.

We manage Finance jobs in Gloucestershire and the Southwest including Cheltenham, Gloucester, Worcester, Tewkesbury, Cirencester, and Bristol.

Specialists in permanent recruitment, we also provide temporary, interim and fixed term solutions. We are committed to working to the highest possible standards for our candidates and clients.


  • Job Category Finance
  • Job Location Gloucester / Hybrid / Remote
  • Job Salary £25,000 - £35,000
  • Job Salary Benefits
  • Job hours Full-Time
  • Job Type Permanent
  • Job Ref JO966
  • Job Contact Email