VAT Consultant / Manager

Posted 4 months ago by Michael Page Tax
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £45000 per annum
Sector Indirect Tax
Hours Full Time
Job Type Practice
Recruiter Type Recruitment Consultant
Posted 4 months ago
Apply by Thursday, 12 July 2018

A leading and growing firm of chartered accountants based in Plymouth is searching for a VAT Consultant / Manager to join their team in a role offering excellent progression prospects and scope for involvement in technical VAT compliance and planning projects. You will be a key addition, with a clear progression path on offer. Both full time and part time flexible working hour options are viable to explore.

Client Details

A leading Plymouth based firm of chartered accountants, with a leading team of around 15 people focused in VAT across the firm acting for a wide ranging client base, across varied industries, sectors and turnovers and locations. Clear appraisal and development programmes are in place offering career progression paths and the partners are seeking career focused professionals looking to develop and progress in their VAT careers.


Joining as a VAT consultant based from the firms Plymouth offices you will undertake a managerial level role, carving a role as internal VAT specialist, responsible for the provision of VAT advice internally, working with colleagues, management team and partners, working on wide ranging compliance an planning projects, assisting with the preparation of detailed letters and reports. Alongside this will act for wide ranging clients, manage billing processes and deal with VAT queries from other firms of accountants, acting as a support specialist. You will liaise with H M Revenue & Customs on behalf of clients and take part in VAT visits . You will also play a lead involvement in developing junior staff managing and reviewing work of trainees and helping in their career development . There will be potential involvement in marketing and providing training material and delivery of this. This key position will have its associated development prospects and presents a superb opportunity for the right professional looking to further their career in this field.


You will be an experienced VAT Manager, or VAT Consultant,either CTA qualified, or with substantial relevant work experience gained within the indirect tax field.
You will have significant demonstrable previous work experience within the Indirect tax arena. This could be gained through working in Customs and Excise, within Practice at a 'big 4' firm or another reputable accounting firm, or mixed, in house background, within Industry and practice.
Knowledge of the indirect tax market is essential accompanied by strong technical knowledge.
Knowledge of all areas of VAT in particular trade with overseas, construction, land and property and partial exemption would be advantageous.

Job Offer

Circa £35,000 - £45,000 dependent on experience and background, negotiable, plus benefits

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