Senior VAT Manager - In House Tax

Posted 9 months ago by Michael Page
Contract Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Sector Indirect Tax
Hours Full Time
Job Type In House
Recruiter Type Recruitment Consultant
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Sunday, 9 September 2018

This is a newly created In House Tax role working for a leading West Midlands PLC.

Client Details

Market Leading FTSE organisation based in the West Midlands


Senior VAT Manager - In House Tax

Reporting to the Head of Tax you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring the Group remains tax compliant and has efficient indirect and employment tax arrangements in place and lead on the systems and process changes required to ensure the group can deliver to HMRC's digitalisation agenda.
  • Act as tax senior manager providing advice on the indirect and employment tax implications of business and regulatory transactions, changes in tax and accounting legislation and maintain the Indirect Tax Department's visibility and reputation

  • To provide leadership, guidance and development of one direct report

  • Lead on education and training of other functions on all indirect tax matters

  • Identify and put into place suitable strategies to ensure the Groups indirect tax exposures are managed and indirect tax opportunities are delivered in line with tax strategy and risk appetite

  • Identify indirect and employment tax risks and ensure appropriate controls are in place to manage these risks and manage the significant risk areas as they pertain to the Senior Accounting Officer (SAO) process in these areas

  • Preparation and submission of the Group VAT return including performing analysis and assurance work on VAT sensitive areas.

  • Interaction with HMRC and lead on indirect tax issues, including responding to HMRC enquiries and managing the relationship with HMRC technical experts

  • Responsible for the provision of management information in respect of indirect tax liabilities (Budgets, forecasts etc.)

  • Lead role in supporting and guiding HR regarding employment taxes compliance, advisory matters and tax implications of strategic initiatives for s employees

  • Preparation of the PAYE Settlement Agreement (PSA) and monitoring and assurance of key employment tax risk areas


You should have a proven track record in VAT gained from working in a similar in house tax role or the professional services.

Job Offer

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