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VAT Manager

Michael Page Finance
Closing date
11 Dec 2021

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Contract Type
Full Time
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As the VAT Manager, you will take the lead role in providing VAT Advisory Services directly to existing clients and contributing to the development of consultancy work/projects for the firm as a whole by working with other departments when you see an opportunity.

Client Details

Top 100 adviser in London, the Thames Valley and the Chilterns. We have a strong focus on innovation and technology.

clients range from private clients to owner-managed businesses and large international subsidiaries.

  • To be actively responsible for all commercial aspects of VAT work undertaken and optimising financial outcomes. Leading and managing the firms VAT advisory services provided to both existing clients and on new assignments and projects
  • To give clients confidence with their VAT systems by conducting in-depth reviews of their business tax systems to establish if their VAT is being dealt with thoroughly and accurately.
  • To advise clients on a beneficial VAT structure to make sure payments are made on time and that the clients are compliant with legal regulations
  • To contribute to the efficient and successful delivery of indirect tax services to the client
  • To contribute to the development of consultancy work and projects for the firm as a whole, cross selling to other departments and assist colleagues with general VAT advice to clients
  • To review prepared VAT returns
  • To plan and manage assignments ensuring these are completed to high standards and within budget
  • To build relationships both within the firm and externally with clients, identifying opportunities and managing expectations
  • To contribute to winning new work by proactively managing existing clients and networking to win new clients.
  • To liaise and negotiate with HMRC on behalf of clients

  • Proven track record of professional experience in providing VAT advisory services
  • Strong client relationship skills
  • Proven project management and collaborative leadership skills
  • Demonstrate good judgement of risk and be commercially minded
  • Hold ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CTA qualification
  • Experience and willingness to network and develop new business leads
  • Extensive experience in cooperating with HMRC
  • Strong communication skills, verbal and written
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong IT skills
  • A positive, confident and proactive attitude
  • Ability to prioritise and meet tight timeframes with high quality output
  • Self-motivated
  • Enjoy working as part of a team

Job Offer

Competitive Salary + bonuses
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