Taunton and its immediate surrounding regions enjoy a rich variety of national parks and nature reserves; it hosts the county cricket stadium, museums and Taunton castle, dating from the 10th century, so there is something for everyone here.
Perhaps you are a VAT specialist, familiar with land and property, partial exemption, charities and NFP, who is a local resident, or interested in relocation for the right VAT career opportunity.
If so, this role might be for you.
The Taunton office of this established firm of Chartered Accountants is looking to recruit an experienced VAT Manager or senior manager who will report to the VAT Director.
The role in brief:
Dealing with VAT compliance issues concerning the preparation of VAT returns, error correction and dealing with HMRC on behalf of clients
Attending VAT inspections and dealing with any matters arising
Dealing with queries and disputes with HMRC
Providing external and internal consultancy advice on compliance and technical issues
Carrying out VAT planning exercises to ensure that the VAT affairs of clients are as VAT efficient as possible
Identifying sources of work from within the firm and externally
Monitoring WIP and billing
Experience of providing VAT compliance and advice to a wide range of clients in your career to date, gained within a professional services practice, or potentially in-house or within HMRC
Knowledge and experience in dealing with issues relating to land and property, partial exemption, international services, charities and not for profit organisations as well as complex VAT transactions
Experience in dealing with HMRC both face to face and in written correspondence
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills