Tax Accountant (in-house)

Cheltenham based in-house tax role with a focus on VAT working for a higher education organisation.

Tax Accountant (in-house)


to£49,000 + attractive holiday allowance & pension scheme

Your new company
A major higher education institution.

Your new role
Reporting to the Financial Controller this role is to assume responsibility for all taxes but with a focus on VAT. The successful applicant will directly manage 2 members of staff whilst also being responsible for raising the profile of taxation internally and managing relationships with advisors and HMRC externally.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to have a strong background in VAT and, ideally, partial exemption methods. Experience of other taxes is not required, but an appetite to learn, is.

What you'll get in return
A stimulating and hugely rewarding tax role with responsibility and autonomy combined with a great work life balance which includes a very generous holiday allowance.

What you need to do now
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