VAT Manager - Leading Independent Accountancy Firm

Posted 9 months ago by Michael Page Tax
Contract Type Permanent
Salary £35000 - £50000 per annum
Sector Indirect Tax
Hours Full Time
Job Type Practice
Recruiter Type Recruitment Consultant
Posted 9 months ago
Apply by Wednesday, 11 July 2018

To provide high quality VAT advice to clients and provide internal VAT support to colleagues

Client Details

My Client is an exceptional Accountancy Practice based in Swindon. They have a great company ethos and culture, offering flexibility, variety and autonomy.


The Key Responsibilities for this VAT Manager role based in Swindon are:

  • To provide high quality practical, commercial advice on complex VAT issues in plain English, to a range of clients (from small OMBs to AIM listed companies).

  • To actively identify opportunities for VAT services and promote them internally and externally.
  • To manage VAT planning projects to ensure efficient and effective delivery to deadlines.
  • To negotiate with HMRC on VAT disputes.
  • To deal with all VAT aspects of company sales and acquisitions, including carrying out due diligence, review of DD, review of sale and purchase agreement, and providing practical advice.
  • To provide internal support for VAT queries from staff.
  • To ensure all fees are agreed in advance and are billed promptly.


The successful candidate for this VAT Manager role based in Swindon will have the following experience:

  • Extensive expertise and practical experience specialising solely in VAT
  • Track record of promoting VAT advice to clients proactively
  • Confident user of IT including Word and Excel
  • Able to lead and manage a team
  • Experience in excise duties
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent prioritisation and time management skills
  • Able to work in an organised manner to strict deadlines - planning, diary management, department systems set up and maintained

Job Offer

Base Salary up to £50,000 (Experience Depending)
Great Benefits Package
Flexible working hours
Working across a varied portfolio with autonomy

Michael Page Tax

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