City of London, London
£40000 - £55000 per annum
4 months ago
Assistant VAT Manager is sought to join the tax department of a leading independent firm of accountants based in their central London offices. This position forms part of the VAT group and works directly with Partners, Directors & Senior Managers.
The VAT group is a significant part of the tax department which is split into five separate areas of expertise including Corporate Tax, three Personal Tax groups, tax advisory, and VAT. Within VAT there are two teams, one focusing primarily on Charitable and Not for Profit clients and the other focusing on landed estates and private client matters. This role is uniquely positioned to work across both groups advising client matters within different practice groups.
The VAT team currently comprises of 6 heads, including 2 Partners and one Director, therefore assuring long term career progression within the team and the firm.
The role itself provides an opportunity for the successful candidate to work across a wide and varied client portfolio. Including individuals, companies, landed estates, charities, not for profit organisations advising on all aspects of VAT compliance, transaction and liability matters.
Advise is provided face to face & written format to clients, and the successful candidate will be expected to act as a technical resource for internal partners and staff on a variety of different VAT mattes.
This role is challenging yet engaging, offering the unique ability to deal with different representatives from different clients daily. Strong interpersonal skills are an essential requirement, though secondary to the technical skills required to ensure success in this position. Clients are met both on-site, and in the office, therefore, an element of travel outside of London will be required from time to time.
The successful candidate must have secure VAT experience, and have a detailed up to date knowledge of VAT and be seen as an expert in this field. A proactive, problem-solving mindset would also is essential, along with robust reporting skills and a record of winning work, while not necessary will be advantageous.
This firm encourages all tax employees to be CTA Qualified. Therefore, the successful candidate will be either CTA Qualified or in the later stages of. Strong interpersonal skills are a must and should be confident in dealing with Partners and clients to tight deadlines but in a friendly environment.
For immediate consideration about this exceptional opportunity, contact Alistair Gray, Head of Public Practice via email or apply through the link below.