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13 Mar 2024

Full-Time VAT Specialist

AG Advisory Ltd – Posted by NC Business Advisory Gzira, Malta

Job Description

VAT Specialist job in Malta

Job Overview
We are actively seeking a highly skilled and experienced VAT Specialist to join our dynamic team. As a VAT Specialist, you will be responsible for advising and assisting with respect to VAT services and advisory offered by the Company, and for overseeing and ensuring compliance with Value Added Tax (VAT) regulations, as well as any completion and review of VAT returns, contributing to financial accuracy, and providing expertise in VAT matters with particular reference to the core practice areas of superyachts and business jets. If you have a strong background in VAT, attention to detail, and the ability to navigate complex tax landscapes, we invite you to apply.


  • VAT compliance:
    • Stay current with local and international VAT regulations, take a proactive approach to client needs, and ensure client and organizational compliance.
    • Conduct periodic reviews to identify and address potential VAT-related risks.
  • Documentation and record-keeping:
    • Maintain accurate and organized records of all VAT transactions for our clients.
    • Prepare and submit required VAT documentation in a timely manner.
  • Analysis and reporting:
    • Analyze financial data and advise on opportunities, risks and areas of improvement related to client’s business and VAT.
    • Analyze financial data to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement related to VAT.
    • Prepare and present VAT reports to management, providing insights and recommendations.
  • Collaboration:
    • Collaborate with internal teams, including finance and legal, to ensure a cohesive approach to VAT compliance.
    • Liaise with external auditors and tax authorities as necessary.
  • Advisory role:
    • Provide expert advice on VAT matters to clients as well as internal stakeholders, guiding decision-making processes.
    • Assist in developing strategies to optimize VAT outcomes for the organization’s clients.


  • Educational background:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance from an accredited institution or a Bachelor’s degree in Law from University of Malta diploma an advanced certificate in Taxation / VAT would be an asset.
    • Professional Accounting qualification (e.g., ACCA, CMA) is a plus.
  • Experience:
    • Proven experience (3+ years) as a VAT Specialist or in a similar role with a focus on VAT.
    • Familiarity with the EU VAT system and regulations.
  • Communication skills:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to explain complex financial concepts related to VAT in a clear and concise manner.
    • Ability and willingness to work in a team and eventually as the practice grows, lead a team.
  • Skills:
    • In-depth understanding of VAT laws and regulations.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Training:
    • Provide training to relevant staff on VAT regulations and compliance requirements.
  • Technology proficiency:
    • Proficient in using accounting software and Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Familiarity with ERP systems is a plus.
  • Attention to detail:
    • Meticulous attention to detail in ensuring accurate VAT-related documentation and reporting.
  • Adaptability:
    • Ability to adapt to changes in VAT regulations and implement necessary adjustments.
    • Willingness to stay updated on emerging trends and changes in the tax landscape.

An attractive financial package is being offered which is competitive and commensurate with experience. An annual structured performance review is carried out and subject to discretionary salary review and performance bonus.

The Company prides itself on being an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage our employees to take opportunities for personal and professional development and growth. We invest heavily in training and take pride in seeing our own employees take up more senior roles and responsibilities within the Company.

Procedure for Application
Applicants, please send your CV with a cover letter including salary expectations via an application through

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Job Categories: Accounting. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: aviation, aviationindustry, vat, vataccounting, vatreturns, vatservices, yachting, and yachtingindustry. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.


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