VAT Administrator

Are you keen to make a difference in a dynamic organisation? Do you have a passion for putting the customer at the centre of everything you do?


We’re a fast-paced, dynamic Group at the cutting edge of building safe and recurring value for all of our stakeholders. Our core areas include: bespoke pension solutions, wrap platform, independent financial advisory, investment consultancy, research and due diligence, and more. We currently have £33bn Assets Under Management and are still growing.


This role is within Embark Services Limited, part of the Embark Group.


What you’ll do

We administer a number of pension schemes that hold direct investment in commercial property assets.  Value Added Tax (VAT) is due on the rental income for many of these properties. 

You will work within our in-house team of VAT Specialists who ensure VAT liabilities are calculated accurately and paid to HMRC within statutory deadlines.  This includes assessing the correct VAT liability of property sale transactions, and recovery of VAT on costs during property development/refurbishment activities.                                                  


Key Accountabilities

  • Accurate calculation of pension scheme VAT liabilities
  • Supporting property purchase/sale transactions to mitigate any VAT risk
  • Delivering on KPI’s
  • Maintaining client data
  • Maintaining peer to peer quality assurance.
  • Maintaining appropriate VAT Technical knowledge.

Who you are and the experience we’re looking for

  • Interest/experience of working in Indirect Tax
  • Study support can be available towards ATT qualification
  • Awareness of commercial property industry is idea but not essential
  • Ideally some Financial Services experience
  • SIPP and SSAS Knowledge is helpful but not essential
  • Systems savvy and used to high paced environments
  • Numerate with good verbal reasoning skills


Why join us

Our approach centres on four primary enablers: our expertise, access to leading technology, focus on consumers, and capital.

We believe in transparency and meritocracy; we want to give all of our people the opportunity to be the best they can be, sharing in our future success.


Our family of companies include:

The Adviser Centre – a free-to-air, online fund research and consultancy service, dedicated to helping financial advisers to assess, select and monitor suitable actively-managed funds from the whole of the market.

EBS Pensions Limited – developed over the last 20+ years into a leading SIPP and SSAS provider, with over 15,000 clients and £2.8bn assets under administration.

The Embark Platform – a low-cost retirement-focused platform for financial advisers built on cutting edge and market leading FNZ technology.

Hornbuckle – one of the UK’s leading independent specialist pension providers, Hornbuckle has excelled in self-invested pension provision for more than three decades.

Rowanmoor – the UK’s largest independent SSAS provider and a provider of bespoke SIPPs and Family SIPPs.

Vested – a collaboration between Embark Group and Mazars LLP. Together we bring the very best in employee benefits and workplace savings to small and medium sized employers (those with between 100 and 750 full time employees).

Embark Corporate Services – is the provider of centralised Corporate Support to the Embark Group. Our approach is simple, we provide excellence in service to support the Group in being a world class full-scale retirement solutions provider.


You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

Apply now and join us on our journey.

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