VAT/Indirect Tax Manager

Location: London
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Tax, Tax & Audit
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000 per annum
REF: BBBH252485_1635764605

We have been mandated on a VAT Manager position for a strong performing Accountancy Practice in London. This a great opportunity for an experienced VAT Assistant Manager who is looking for the next step in their career, or, a Manager who is looking for the opportunity to work within a leading VAT team, manage juniors and work closely with well established Senior Managers/Directors on both advisory and compliance work.

Candidates straight from the HMRC are highly regarded.


Responsibilities for this role include:

  • Provide technical VAT advice to a varied and interesting mix of clients
  • Delegating to and managing VAT team junior staff
  • Reviewing VAT returns prepared by other members of staff and preparing VAT returns that require more technical knowledge
  • Training and mentoring within the VAT department and assisting with VAT training for other teams
  • Working closely with the Due Diligence and Corporate Tax teams on transaction work
  • You will be involved in business development initiatives such as client seminars and drafting of VAT alerts etc


Requirements for this role include:

  • CTA qualified would be great, but not a must, candidates who are QBE will also be considered
  • Strong technical knowledge - proven experience of providing indirect tax advice to a variety of clients including cross border transactions and property
  • Experience of working as either an experienced Assistant Manager or Manager either within a practice, with a focus on VAT/Indirect Tax, or from the HMRC
  • Have a desire to take responsibility for continuing to support development of your team
  • Strong IT skills and the ability to analyse data
  • Excellent communication skills, comfortable liaising with team members and holding meetings with clients
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